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Senior RFIC Design Engineer

Come create the technology that helps the world act together.

Nokia is committed to innovation and technology leadership across mobile, fixed and cloud networks. Your career here will have a positive impact on people’s lives and will help us build the capabilities needed for a more productive, sustainable, and inclusive world.

We challenge ourselves to create an inclusive way of working where we are open to new ideas, empowered to take risks and fearless to bring our authentic selves to work.

The team you’ll be part of

The pandemic has highlighted how important telecoms networks are to society. Nokia’s Network Infrastructure group is at the heart of a revolution to bring more and faster network capacity to people worldwide through our ambition, innovation, and technical expertise.

Join our growing team in Nuremberg, Germany or Vimercate, Italy! We are looking for talented high-frequency Analog and Mixed-Signal IC Designer to join our team.

The best part? Your scope will be to co-design cutting-edge high-speed drivers, TIAs, and control systems for photonics components used in optical communication applications.

Our lab provides the perfect environment to collaborate with our colleagues in the USA and Germany. Come be a part of our exciting international team!

What You Will Learn And Contribute To

As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to:

  •  Collaborate with our experienced designers for the architecture definition of electronic circuits co-designed with photonic integrated circuits 
  •  Lead or support the design, layout, and verification of electronic circuits for specific high-speed communication products 
  •  Work closely with our photonic designers to ensure seamless integration of electronic and photonic circuits 
  •  Qualify and test electronic circuits to ensure they meet performance and reliability requirements 
  •  Contribute to the development of cutting-edge communication products by pushing the boundaries of co-design between electronic and photonic circuits. 

Your Skills And Experience

You have:

  •  MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical work experience.
  •  Background in high-speed analog and mixed-signal integrated circuit design, with fundamental concepts such as: circuit noise and linearity, linear amplifiers, low noise linear TIAs, AGC circuits, linear equilizers.
  •  Experience in testing and debugging analog and mixed signal high-speed ICs as well as experience with physical design and verification (passive component design using industry-standard tools such as Cadence Virtuoso and HFSS, EMX).
  •  You are fluent in spoken and written English
  •  Good communication skills

It would be nice if you also had:

  •  Familiarity with CMOS design and manufacturing; knowledge of SiGe and BiCMOS.
  •  Experience with silicon photonics and/or optical communications.
  •  Publications and a record of innovation.
  •  Familiarity with digital flow (synthesis, static timing, place and route), particularly in the context of state machines for mixed-signal control systems.
  •  Background in wireline communication and equalization; familiarity with SerDes, CDR, PLL, ADC, and/or DAC.

What We Offer

Nokia offers flexible and hybrid working schemes, continuous learning opportunities, well-being programs to support you mentally and physically, opportunities to join and get supported by employee resource groups, mentoring programs and highly diverse teams with an inclusive culture where people thrive and are empowered.

Nokia is committed to inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer

Nokia has received the following recognitions for its commitment to inclusion & equality:

  •  One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere
  •  Gender-Equality Index by Bloomberg
  •  Workplace Pride Global Benchmark
  •  LGBT+ equality & best place to work by HRC Foundation

At Nokia, we act inclusively and respect the uniqueness of people.

Nokia’s employment decisions are made regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

We are committed to a culture of inclusion built upon our core value of respect.

Join us and be part of a company where you will feel included and emp owered to succeed.


Electromechanical Design - Applied R&D Engineer

Primary Location

Europe North-Germany-Germany-Nuremberg

Other Locations

Europe South-Italy-Italy-Vimercate


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Location: Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany
Company: Nokia

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