Career Opportunities

If you are interested in being a part of the team at WiSpry, we would like to hear from you.

WiSpry is an international engineering focused company with a broad system perspective. We design and build RF components that work in a system and supply chain context. As well as having world class supply chain partners, and together with our parent company AAC Technologies, we have unprecedented access to key decision makers at key OEM customers.

At WiSpry, we encourage you to be active in the international scientific community, participate in conferences and publish papers.

Working at WiSpry gives you the opportunity to combine an exciting engineering career while living in incredible communities that offer outstanding recreational activities like great hiking and biking trails, arts and cultural events in a family-friendly and safe environment.

Surf or bike before work or bike to work?

Our Orange County location features a diverse industrial base with many of the world’s leading companies in automotive, aerospace, biotech, medical, computer animation and games/animation, finance and fashion/lifestyle brand companies, to name a few. The region also offers many opportunities outside the technology industry.

More information about the Orange County region can be found here.

We have an on-going commitment to encourage and support our employees’ efforts to continue their education for career advancement through hands-on training, seminars and webinars.
We encourage publication of White Papers and reward Patent filings and inventions. Working at WiSpry where cutting-edge technology is being developed by the best minds in the Industry is in itself an invaluable opportunity.

WiSpry ‘s strength is our Company Culture that comes from our amazing diverse workforce where we’re excited to learn about our cultural differences, traditions and where mutual respect is fostered on a daily basis.
In addition to the reward of being part of a great team, WiSpry offers the following company benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • 401k
  • FSAs for both child care and healthcare
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Personal Family Leave
  • Reward Programs
  • Employee Events

Open Positions

Test Development Manager

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hands-on management of WiSpry’s RF and DC bench test, wafer probe, and MEMS test capability through equipment budgeting, selection, purchasing, and maintenance.
  • Management of WiSpry’s in-house hardware and software support for qualification and ongoing reliability assessments.
  • Selection of external reliability qualification service providers and management of those suppliers in support of reliability qualification.
  • Leadership of in-house PCB design activities and selection and management of external PCB fabrication and assembly services.
  • Collaboration with WiSpry’s engineering teams to define test methodology roadmaps in support of the best tunable MEMS products that meet RF performance and reliability requirements.
  • Collaboration with internal manufacturing and quality teams to enable internal test, qualification, and ongoing reliability monitoring.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Excellent organization, interpersonal, and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Expertise in RF measurement and characterization techniques, including S-parameters, noise figure, load pull, Q, harmonics, and intermodulation, distortion, and noise.
  • Understanding of mmWave requirements.
  • Expert understanding of RF test equipment such as a Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, RF Generator, Power Meter and Oscilloscope.
  • Familiar with RF test equipment landscape and established relationships with the key suppliers.
  • Hands-on experience with RF device characterization and semiconductor device reliability testing.
  • Hands-on experience with PCB design techniques and tools.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain partnerships with custom socket fabrication, probe card, PCB fabrication, PCB assembly, and reliability and FA service suppliers.
  • An understanding of semiconductor CMOS and MEMS fabrication and electronic packaging technology.
  • Familiar with in-line manufacturing, bench, and ATE electrical test data analysis.

 REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • A Bachelors or MS degree in Electrical Engineering plus a minimum of 10 years of semiconductor device testing experience
  • At least 10 years of experience with RF device testing.
  • At least 5 years of experience in test equipment management role
  • Experience in cellular RF front-end component development and RF measurements are a plus.

  SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provide direction to WiSpry characterization lab staff.
  • Recruiting and staff development.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The environment is that of a typical office and electronics test lab.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low.

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Staff Packaging Engineer

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support management of the packaging supply chain by working with the Director of Operations on production packaging activities and participating in the periodic meetings with OSATs as the packaging technologist
  • Collaborate with the RFIC Engineering, MEMS Engineering, RF Products Engineering, Applications Engineering, and Q&R on the implementation, characterization, and qualification of the various packaging technologies for various products.
  • Develop the Packaging Technology Road Map to intersect with the Tunable RF MEMS Product Road Map.
  • Lead Packaging Technology evaluations in support of the Packaging Technology Road Map and Product Roadmap.
  • Lead/Perform package design, simulation/modeling of the hygro/thermo/mechanical behavior of the product package. Support or lead package co-design with the MEM, CMOS, and RF, where these respective groups will support or lead in various cases.
  • Lead packaging characterization activities related to hygro-thermo-mechanical and mechanical shock behavior. This will include the application of optical imaging techniques such as Moiré, white light interferometry, speckle interferometry and other techniques. Work with MEMS engineering to characterize the impact of 1st level packaging on the wafer level encapsulation
  • Lead packaging materials characterization for application to packaging design efforts. This will include the application of nano-indentation, DMA, TMA, and other techniques for the characterization of packaging materials propertied used in design.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Expertise in broad spectrum of packaging technologies including, but not limited to, fcLGA, WLCSP, WLFO, WLFI, open cavity packaging, ECP, MCM, SIP, 2.5/3D and others. Knowledge of the manufacturing and assembly techniques used in the various packaging technologies.
  • Expertise with material characterization techniques for packaging materials, including nano-indentation, DMA, TMA, and others.
  • Expertise with the design, modeling, and simulation of different packaging technologies, including an understanding of the material properties required for simulation
  • Knowledge or proficiency with packaging design/simulation tools such as Ansys, Simulia, Comsol, Coventorware, AutoCad, SolidWorks, MoldFlow, etc.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis, SPC, and statistics of failure, including Weibull and other distributions, where they may be applied to shock or temperature cycling failures. Knowledge of statistical analysis tools such as Excel, JMP, or SAS.
  • Knowledge of packaging characterization techniques such as Moiré, white light interferometry, speckle interferometry, and other techniques.
  • Knowledge of MEMS and CMOS technology
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate complex information between our development team and our foundry partners.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical, Mechanical or Materials Engineering or Applied Physics. MS preferred;
  • 10+ years in MEMS technology &product development with increasing responsibility and leadership experience;
  • Experience in packaging technology for high frequency (RF, mmWave) electronics or MEMS is a plus.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally required to travel to customer sites in the US and abroad.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The environment is that of a typical office.  The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Some travel (foreign/domestic) will be required.

 

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Senior RF Applications Engineer

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with a cross-functional team including RF, IC, and MEMS design engineers, packaging, Operations & Test, software developers, and Marketing to define new products that meet customer needs
  • Design and prototype advanced applications including reference designs and demonstrations based on RF MEMs capacitive tuners
  • Design, build and test customer evaluation boards
  • Implement the Voice of the Customer: Map system requirements into component specifications and vice versa.
  • Provide technical inputs to product roadmaps, including developing bench marks of competitive products or technology
  • Perform circuit design and analysis using RF and EM modeling tools
  • Author application notes, white papers, training material, marketing brochures and datasheet applications
  • Assist existing customers and potential customers with the successful integration of Wispry’s tunable RF MEMS products into their systems
  • Interface with and support sales representatives and distributors
  • Support general marketing activities such as trade-shows, catalog updates, marketing communications material, presentations, etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Expert understanding of RF systems and knowledge of cellular and wireless standards
  • Expert background in modeling and designing of RF components and modules such as filters, phase shifters, antenna tuners, matching networks, and other applications
  • Expert knowledge of RF system modeling tools such as Keysight’s ADS, SystemView, and MWO
  • Knowledge of Electromagnetic modeling tools such as Ansys’s HFSS or CST.
  • Expert knowledge of RF module design and layout
  • Knowledge of PCB design, schematics, layout and fabrication in the support of customer evaluation boards and module boards.
  • Hands-On lab skills to be able to perform or direct RF measurements and debugging
  • Expert knowledge of key RF Performance Measures: S-parameters, harmonics, noise, linearity, power handling, and switching time
  • Exceptional written, verbal, and listening skills
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

  • Masters of Science in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Physics;

PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The environment is that of a typical office.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low.

TRAVEL

This position does require some amount of traveling.

 

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Staff RFIC Design Engineer

Duties and Responsibilities

Wispry develops RF integrated circuits for high performance antenna tuners, dynamic impedance matching networks, broadband programmable filters and other tunable RF applications. The successful candidate will develop an RF IC design & simulation methodology for 5G & mm-wave products, design SOI FET switches to work in conjunction with MEMS tuning elements and develop robust ESD protection structures for tunable RF devices. The role requires participation in all phases of IC development, including product definition, architecture, system & block-level design, simulation, layout supervision, silicon debug and production test support.

Required Experience & Abilities

  • An MSEE degree plus a minimum of 5-7 years of IC design experience.
  • A strong background of silicon RFIC technology and product development using Spectre RF &/or Keysight ADS tools including back-annotation of layout parasitics and IC-package co-simulation
  • An expert on ESD protection design for high power RF pins
  • An expert on SOI FET RF switch design
  • A strong background in s-parameters, matching, noise & linearity
  • A solid understand of SOI devices and process technology
  • Excellent lab skills to make state-of-the-art RF measurements evaluate and debug ICs.
  • Floor-planning skills for layout both at the top-level and at block-level. Must be able to supervise layout designers.
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written.
  • The ability to work as an independent designer within a small team.
  • An understanding of cellular systems and 5G developments

Desirable Experience & Abilities

  • A solid understanding of basic analog specifications such as noise, linearity, bandwidth and the stability of feedback systems together with the ability to analyze each under small-signal and large-signal conditions.
  • Experience of time-domain and frequency-domain circuit simulation using Cadence tools.
  • The ability to analyze system specifications, perform architecture trade-off analyses and translate the results into block-level specifications. Perform any system modeling and behavioral modeling necessary for this task.
  • Knowledge of biasing , negative voltage generation and regulation circuits to control RF switches.
  • Experience of guiding Test Engineers to create ATE solutions and of supporting Production Engineers and Applications Engineers.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus.

 Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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Email us for more information at: rf_mems@wispry.com