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Title:  Sr. mmWave RF Engineer

Company:  Renesas Electronics America Inc.
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  San Diego
Business Unit:  IoT and Infrastructure Business Unit
Job Function:  Hardware(Analog)
Job Type:  Permanent

Renesas Electronics Americas (REA) is a dynamic, multi-cultural tech company where employees can learn, mentor and thrive. REA brings together the strong financial foundation of a multi-billion dollar global operation and the flexibility and velocity of a smaller organization. We are developing technologies for the latest advances in mobile computing, secured connected devices, autonomous driving, smart homes and factories and more. Our solutions are at the heart of products developed by the major innovators around the world. Join us and be part of what’s next in electronics.

About Renesas RF Division: Since 2009, we have been developing innovative & ultra-linear RF/mm-Wave ICs for Base Station, SATCOM, Microwave Backhaul, and Mil/Aero applications.


Millimeter-wave/RF engineer will be responsible for the IC characterization for our mm-wave front-end products. In this position, you will work closely with the designers and perform hands-on experiments to verify mm-wave IC performance.


We seek highly-motivated individuals to perform RF measurements on existing hardware developed by our design team. Test coverage is often well defined and will be performed using advanced equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and vector signal generators. Potential candidates must demonstrate great care in handling equipment, cables and connectors and extreme attention to detail in collecting test data.



  • Perform detailed RF/mmWave test using advanced equipment such as network analyzers, spectrum/signal analyzers, and vector signal generators
  • Setup test-benches for both connectorized and on-wafer measurements
  • Optimize and extend the existing test automation processes
  • Compile and present test data to the design team



  • BSEE with RF focus or 5+ years hands-on experience in RF/mmWave testing
  • Prior experience with RF equipment such as VNA’s, spectrum/signal analyzers, signal generators
  • General understanding of RF parameters such as S-parameters, NF, P1dB, IP3, IMD, stability, etc.
  • Familiarity with programming languages such as Matlab and Python is a big plus
  • Solid organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Good communication, presentation skills, and effective teamwork
  • Curious and aspires to overcome technical challenges – driven to succeed personality


Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran