RF DVT Engineer

Would you like to help build the next generation Wi-Fi chips that will enable a new generation of Internet of Things (IoT) devices? Keen to make a real difference in a VC-backed high growth company while working in a dynamic & fun environment? Then join Morse Micro, Australia’s largest fabless semiconductor company! We opened our Cambridge office in January 2022 and are looking for the brightest of the brightest to join us in The Bradfield Centre in the Cambridge Science Park. You’ll work with the team that invented Wi-Fi 20 years ago, and help them shape the future of Wi-Fi for IoT.

As Morse Micro’s first RF DVT Engineer in Cambridge, you will be responsible for bench evaluation and validation of the silicon chips designed at Morse Micro. You’d help us build and manage the Cambridge lab. You will be checking that our chips meet all functional and performance specifications. This will involve working closely with the design engineers to understand and debug designs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Validation of circuits against design specifications
  • Creation of comprehensive test plans
  • Compilation of test reports detailing measurement procedures and results
  • Automation of bench test equipment
  • Support of product engineers for characterisation, correlation & production test
  • Support of design engineers for circuit de-bug and evaluation
  • Support QA programs; ESD, Burn In, Latch up etc
  • Management of the Cambridge test lab

What we’re looking for:

  • Wireless test engineer with 5+ years relevant industry experience
  • Experience taking wireless chips to mass production
  • MSc or PhD in Electrical / Electronics / Communications Engineering
  • A good understanding of wireless systems (OFDM, receiver, transmitter, PLL etc)
  • Experience taking bench measurements such as; noise figure, EVM, distortion etc.
  • A good understanding of programming/scripting languages such as Python and ability to automate bench measurements
  • Familiarity with a GNU/Linux environment
  • Familiarity with the IEEE 802.11 standard
  • Familiarity with FPGA and IC design flows from Xilinx, Cadence or Synopsys and digital design languages such as VHDL, Verilog and SystemVerilog
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and thorough methodical work style
  • Working knowledge, or ability to learn, revision control systems such as git
  • A hands-on, practical attitude
  • The capacity to think for oneself
  • Open to travel to Australia (if required)

Check out what it is like to work for us:

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary + 5.5% employer pension contribution + pension matching up to an additional 5.5% (11% in total)
  • Excellent stock option package
  • Ability to work alongside some of the world’s best engineers in a fast-paced environment and make a real impact
  • Work trips to HQ in Australia!

Who we are:

Morse Micro is a fabless semiconductor company building Wi-Fi HaLow (802.11ah) chips for the Internet of Things (IoT). We are a team of wireless experts that love to innovate and invent. Together, we are building the world’s lowest power Wi-Fi technology that will enable billions of IoT devices to connect securely to the internet. We are a global team with offices in Sydney & Picton (Australia), Irvine & Boston (USA), Cambridge (UK) and Hangzhou (China).