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RF Device Engineer GaN

Malibu, CA, USA Req #240
Monday, July 27, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

EDUCATION DESIRED: PhD in electrical engineering, materials science, physics, or equivalent.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS. Work with the team making the world's fastest GaN. Lead research and development projects on novel RF semiconductor electronic device and component technologies for next-generation commercial and military applications. Conceive, market, and execute device research programs. Work with circuit and system designers to extract device requirements from next-generation electronic system and subsystem designs. Supervise engineering staff to develop novel device microfabrication processes and techniques. Write proposals and communicate results to internal and external customers. Must be able to work well in a creative team environment and possess excellent communication skills.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Semiconductor device design, modeling, processing, and characterization. Practical and theoretical understanding of RF electronic devices and a proven track record of leading experimental electronic device research and development programs required. Hands-on experience with microfabrication and leading engineering staff in developing semiconductor processes. Must have authored scientific publications and given technical presentations. Proposal writing and program management experience is a plus. Experience with GaN HEMTs and related materials, as well as epitaxial growth, is a plus.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: In-depth knowledge of semiconductor device physics and device engineering, as well as fabrication techniques. Knowledge of RF electronic semiconductor devices is required. Proposal writing and program management. Technical writing and presentation skills. Device modeling.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Able to pursue difficult technical subjects independently, design experiment, analyze data, and provide solutions. Able to produce technical presentations and reports, and communicate effectively with colleagues and customers. Excellent written and verbal communications skills. Able to work within a semiconductor cleanroom environment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident status required.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Malibu, CA, USA