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Job ID: JR0044008
Job Category: Engineering
Primary Location: Santa Clara, CA US
Other Locations: California, San Diego;
Job Type: Experienced Hire

Phy Architect

Job Description

Intel is in the midst of an exciting transformation, going beyond being a company that makes the world's best chips to one that also delivers wonderful experiences for people.With help from talented employees like you, we will tightly integrate hardware, software and services into compelling experiences in pursuit of our mission, and utilize the power of Moore's Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth.

About this position...As a member of Intel's BCP PHY Systems/Algorithms team developing multi-comm, SoC solutions for the mobile, portable, wearable and IoT wireless markets, you will work on system definition and design, performance analysis, trouble shooting and verification of Bluetooth BT radio transceivers and baseband.

You will work closely with Multi-Comm SoC, VLSI & RF design teams, firmware development teams, integration & validation test teams, to create robust solutions meeting or exceeding the market requirements for both OEM and end-user customers.

You must be a fast learner, multi-tasking, extremely independent with leadership abilities to drive the technical development and with excellent communication skills.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Providing architectural definition for Phy digital blocks Modem, RF interface, Co-Existence including their interfaces, controls and AV support
  • Defining the Phy activation and calibration flows with their MAC/FW/VLSI implications
  • Concept development of new calibration algorithms and improving existing ones
  • Accompanying the RF architecture work by providing detailed requirements feedback, noise budgeting and system needs
  • Building simulations to ratify new Phy blocks, flows and requirements


You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Qualifications listed as preferred or additional will be considered a plus factor for applicants.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in Phy design, Phy architecture or communication system engineering with a M.Sc or PhD in communication or signal processing
  • In-depth understanding of RF & VLSI Si development processes as well as SW flows
  • Independent and self-motivated, capable of executing in uncertainty environments
  • Leadership and ability to drive forward activities in a matrix organization
  • Good Mathematical and Analytical Skills

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bluetooth protocol knowledge
  • RF lab work experience and hands-on system integration
  • Knowledge in architecture of RF receive and transmit chains
  • Understanding of high volume manufacturing processes

Inside this Business Group

Intel is one of the largest suppliers of chips for the communications market. The Intel Communications group is focused on designing and building communications technologies such as Ethernet connectivity products, optical components, communications processing solutions and broadband products.

Other Locations

California, San Diego;

Posting Statement. Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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