Senior Analog and RF Designer – Cambridge, UK

Palma Ceia SemiDesign, Inc. (PCS) is a fabless semiconductor company offering modem chips, transceivers, systems and IP for emerging Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Wi-Fi and cellular RF markets.

Palma Ceia SemiDesign is seeking senior analog and RF IC design engineers to join their team of experienced radio design engineers in Cambridge, UK. Successful candidates will show a strong understanding of circuit design principles as well as an ability to work autonomously. A premium will be placed on having a strong portfolio of high-performing radio circuit designs and a desire to continually learn and excel.


  • Ownership of the design of analog and RF circuit components within a SoC environment.
    • Specification and architecture definition
    • Detailed circuit design, verification and physical implementation
    • Behavioral modeling of circuit functionality
    • Integration of circuit design into IC
    • Characterization, debug final test and productization.
  • Peer review of colleagues’ work
  • Collaboration with other IC design disciplines: system design, digital design, ATE test, software development and applications engineering

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in electronic engineering or a related subject
  • Design of deep sub-micron CMOS analog and RF circuits
  • Work on WiFi, BT, NB-IoT or cellular radio standards
  • Knowledge of a range of circuit architectures; for example, LNA, PA, PLL, Mixers, Filters, ADC, DAC, LDO

Desirable Experience

  • Master’s degree or higher
  • System design and integration at the SoC level
  • Leadership of radio sub-system (e.g., RX, TX, etc) design and implementation
  • Definition and implementation of SoC infrastructure (e.g., Power management, clock generation etc)
  • Design, implementation and test of ESD infrastructure on SoC
  • Tape-out process
  • Package and PCB design and implementation
  • PDK development and CAD support
  • E&M modeling of SoC, package and PCB structures

Additional Information:

Palma Ceia SemiDesign does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or third-party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. All candidates must be submitted by approved Palma Ceia SemiDesign vendors who have been expressly authorized by Palma Ceia SemiDesign to make a submission for a specific job opening. If you submit a candidate without our prior written approval and engagement we reserve the right to contact the candidate directly and we will not recognize you as having a role in the candidacy. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers.