RF Power Device Engineer


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About this job

  • Market: Industry
  • Industry: High Tech
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Gelderland

What is required?

  • hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Closing date: Monday, 2 December 2024

About this role: RF Power Device Engineer

The RF power device engineer will take responsibility for various tasks related to the physical design, modeling and characterization of RF power devices, mostly GaN-based transistors, in close working with technology and design experts. The aim is that of developing state of the art devices suitable for various application domains.

  • Implement the physical design (layout) of transistors populating multi- and single-project wafers in close cooperation with RF designers.
  • Be accountable for the thermal assessment of RF dies and discrete components by means of simulations validated against thermal measurements.
  • Contribute to the electro-thermal modeling of transistors. This task entails the electrical characterization of the designed parts, and the generation and validation of their corresponding compact models.


  • A university degree (MSc or PhD) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with strong academic foundation on radio frequency fundamentals.
  • Deep knowledge of the working principles of GaN-based transistors.
  • 5 to 10 years of professional experience in RF engineering of GaN devices is a premium.
  • Experience in physical design of RF power transistors.
  • Working knowledge of layout andsimulation tools such as Keysight ADS suite or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with thermal simulation software such as ANSYS, SYMMIC or equivalent.
  • Willingness to learn is required in case of lack of experience with thermal simulations.
  • Some experience with DC and RF characterization techniques (pulsed IV, s-par, load-pull).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with multicultural colleagues.
  • Curiosity and determination to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to accomplish unfamiliar tasks.
  • Desire to be part of a winning team with no nine-to-five mentality.
  • Proficient in English language.


Brunel offers outstanding individuals a highly diverse and challenging job opportunity in a company where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is greatly valued; where your personal initiatives will be noticed and rewarded; and where you will receive all the support, coaching and training you need for your future career. This is your opportunity to discover a wide range of sectors and activities and develop your expertise in a fast-moving and results-oriented environment.

Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions at CZ Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Lisette Koopman is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Lisette Koopman
Brunel Netherlands Enschede
+31 682682304