Senior RF Power Application 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, 25 March 2024

About this role: Senior RF Power Application Engineer

The RF power application engineer key responsibility consist of meeting customers technical requirements using the portfolio of devices, demonstrate optimum and competitive performances to enable Design-in. The engineer will be involved in product definition, develop demonstrators, optimization in customer application and support ramp up in mass production.

  • Using CAD tools and Load-pull measurement, develop demo-boards (High Power GaN Doherty, Driver, Small Signal GaAs LNA/ Gain Block, Driver) to evaluate new design.
  • Optimize demo-boards performances (RF matching, fine tuning) to meet customers specifications and initiate design-in opportunities at key OEMs.

    Collaborate across multiple engineering disciplines, including product, test, design, and marketing to support/ answer customers’ needs.
  • Interact with customers to understand their current and future needs for radio architecture and be able to translate that into requirements for new products
  • Work closely with product marketing to define future new RF products.
  • Write technical documentation including application notes, white paper, etc.
  • As a senior engineer, you will actively participate to the growth of the team, either as a team leader or a coach to junior engineers.
  • Some travel will be necessary.


  • A university degree (MSc or PhD) in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with strong academic foundation on radio frequency principles.
  • 5+ years’ experience in RF design or applications, experience with high efficiency Doherty power amplifiers, broadband / multiband amplifier, and digital pre-distortion (DPD).
  • Have a thorough understanding of a radio signal chain (Tx and Rx) and exposure to different radio architectures.
  • Understanding of mobile communication standards (LTE, NR etc.), global spectrum regulations (3GPP, FCC etc.) and their specifications for radio performance.
  • Expert in RF laboratory equipment and measurement techniques including power amplifier circuit assembly and tuning.
  • RF board level design and experience.
  • Familiar with simulation tools such as Keysight ADS suite, 3D EM Simulation HFSS, AutoCAD (or equivalent).
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with people at all levels including escalations and involvement of all group at stake.
  • Self-directed with strong desire to be part of a winning team by being flexible and may be required working extra hours at some circumstances.
  • 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.

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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