Principal Product Engineer - Mmics

Macom Santa Clara , CA 95051

Posted 2 months ago

MACOM designs and manufactures semiconductor products for Data Center, Telecommunication and Industrial and Defense applications. Headquartered in Lowell, Massachusetts, MACOM has design centers and sales offices throughout North America, Europe and Asia. MACOM is certified to the ISO9001 international quality standard and ISO14001 environmental management standard.

MACOM has more than 65 years of application expertise with multiple design centers, Si, GaAs and InP fabrication, manufacturing, assembly and test, and operational facilities throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. Click here to view our facilities. In addition, MACOM offers foundry services that represents a key core competency within our business.

MACOM sells and distributes products globally via a sales channel comprised of a direct field sales force, authorized sales representatives and leading industry distributors. Our sales team is trained across all of our products to give our customers insights into our entire portfolio.

MACOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status or veteran status or any other legally protected status

Principal Product Engineer

  • MMICs

Job Description:

As a Product Engineer at MACOM Technology Solutions, you will be a key team member of the New Product Development Engineering team responsible for the release of a diverse portfolio of microwave semiconductor products from MHZ to 50GHz+, targeting Satcom, Communications, Test and Measurement, Aerospace and Defense, and general use applications into mass production. The Product Engineer's role includes the development of production tests plans to verify product performance, the design and debug of RF test boards for automated test equipment and the statistical analysis of data using sound statistical methodology in order to set test limits and datasheet specifications. To accomplish these tasks, the Product Engineer will interact closely with Design Engineering, Test Engineering, Applications, Marketing, and Reliability Engineering to analyze and resolve issues, as they relate to sample, pre-production and full production release of a product. You will work with internal and offshore test facilities to release products to production. A strong semiconductor product characterization and test background and the ability to collaborate with multiple engineering disciplines at different geographical location worldwide are essential to the success of this position.


  • Generate production tests plans to verify product performance

  • Generate product datasheets

  • Design/analyze RF & microwave test boards for automated test equipment

  • Set up and perform lab RF measurements

  • Conduct measurement systems analysis (gauge R&R)

  • Analyze data using sound statistical methodology

  • Perform yield analysis and hold meetings of the project team to review the findings

  • Ensure all aspects of product manufacturing, including hardware, documentation, BOMs and costing are in place for the production release of a product

  • Ensure new product introduction is successful and on schedule

Job Qualifications:

  • BS in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
  • Masters degree is a plus
  • More than 7 years of experience as a Product or Test Engineer in the semiconductor field

  • Knowledge of a wide range of RF/microwave and optical semiconductor products including amplifiers, attenuators, and RF modules.

  • Strong RF/microwave and optical test and measurement skills

  • Experience in the characterization of semiconductor devices

  • Ability to analyze data using sound statistical methodology and effectively present technical information

  • Exceptional team and communication skills to interface with internal cross-functional teams and subcontractors

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