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

Job Openings

SR. RF PRODUCT ENGINEER

In this exciting role you will work with Teams from Engineering, Operations, and Quality to manage product characterization and release to production activities for RF-MEMS components and modules. You will also be counted on to monitor production flow and yield as well as manage yield improvement at manufacturing sites. The role includes development of product characterization plans, implementation of reliability stresses for product qualification and reliability monitoring, ongoing production database updates, and analysis of product characterization, reliability, and production test data.

We are looking for 5+ years’ experience characterizing, qualifying, and sustaining mobile communication products in a high volume manufacturing environment. Experience with ATE equipment, statistical data analysis tools, and yield management tools such as Galaxy Examinator, dataConductor or dataPOWER is required. The candidate will also have solid understanding of semiconductor devices and CMOS process technology.

This job will require travel to overseas manufacturing and test sites. The candidate must be a good team player, able to communicate effectively and work with the internal teams and external suppliers.
Education and/or Experience:

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering or Microelectronics
  • 5+ years of semiconductor Product Engineering experience
  • Strong experience with the analysis characterization, reliability, fab, and ATE electrical test data
  • Proficiency with statistical data analysis tools (JMP, Excel), and yield management tools such as Galaxy Examinator, dataConductor, or dataPOWER is required
  • Excellent organizational, verbal communication, and teamwork skills
  • Understanding of semiconductor device physics and processing
  • Knowledge of RF components (i.e. filters, isolators, couplers, power divider/combiners, duplexers, diplexers) as they relate to test
  • Knowledge of the latest cellular standards and test requirements is desirable
  • Familiarity with MEMS products, test, and characterization is beneficial but not require
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DIRECTOR TECHNICAL MARKETING

SUMMARY:

The Director Technical Marketing will lead the development of RF requirements for key product applications based on Market Driven needs and Voice of the Customer. Key product applications include high performance antenna tuners, dynamic impedance matching networks, broadband programmable filters, and more.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing the application requirements that define a market leadership position. This will involve working with internal and external customers and FEM OEMS who are responsible for the interface to products that are developed by Wispry.

This is a critical role in the Technical Marketing and Application Team. The Director Technical Marketing will work closely with product development leadership to transform the Marketing Requirements into a set of Design specifications.   In this position, opportunities will be provided to participate in the shaping of future application areas of our Tunable RF MEMS technology.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate content of the Wispry website, Linked-In page, Instagram and Twitter accounts. Coordinate marketing efforts with the marketing teams at AAC Technologies.
  • Identify new partners and applications for our Tunable RF MEMS Technology. Coordinate delivery of evaluation kits, and engineering samples to prospective customers. Perform due diligence on the business of prospective customers.
  • Work with application engineering and product teams to support the integration of our products into new applications.
  • Coordinate conference and tradeshow participation including exhibits, attendance, and support of AAC Technologies.
  • Coordinate press releases, news and technical communications.
  • Develop and Maintain Manufacturing Requirements, Product Requirements, and Product Data Sheets.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Technical knowledge key RF subsystems such as antenna tuning, impedance matching, filters, power amplifiers, LNAs, or phase shifters, PAs, FEs, or other RF systems. Understanding of key functional and performance parameters.
  • Knowledge of the NPI and VOC process to be able to work with customers and develop new product key requirements.
  • Knowledge and mastery of mass technical marketing through our website, Instagram, Twitter, and Linked-In.
  • Knowledge/proficiency in RF and/or EM simulation tools such as ADS, HFSS, Cadence, Matlab, and MWO.
  • Knowledge of forthcoming technology such as IoT and 5G wireless. Knowledge of state-of-the-art in tunable RF solutions.
  • Knowledge of RF measurement and characterization techniques, including S-parameters, noise figure, load pull, Q, harmonics, and intermodulation, distortion, and noise.
  • Understanding of RF test equipment such as a Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, RF Generator, Power Meter and Oscilloscope.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate complex information between the development teams and customers. Ability to market key technical information to a broad audience.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • BSEE, MSEE preferred; with RF device, circuit, or system concentration; MBA/IMBA with emphasis in technical marketing and international business is preferred.
  • 5+ years in RF product development and marketing.
  • Experience in cellular RF front-end component development is a plus.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: The workload will include customer interactions and coordination for customer interactions with other members of the technical team

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.

Travel (foreign/domestic) requirements will be approximately 10%.

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SR. MATERIALS FAILURE ANALYSIS ENGINEER

SUMMARY

This Engineer  will work  concurrently  with Quality/Reliability,  MEMS  Design and  Operations functions  to  support  customer returns,  reliability  assessments,  and  process development  of advanced MEMS/RF based integrated circuit solutions.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Identify, characterize, or validate key mechanical, electrical (DC/RF), and thermal properties of production materials.
  • Identify failure mechanisms using structured analytic approaches on die and package level IC products; manage FA job database, establish analytic plans, manage FA schedules, and produce formal FA reports.
  • Identify key equipment and characterization partners (commercial or academic) that will be used for material characterization.
  • Develop and manage internal and external FA and material characterization projects and partners.
  • Interface with customers (internal and external) to discuss analysis requests and explain findings.
  • Interface with external laboratories to set priorities, define  approaches, and resolve conflicts.

This job will require occasional travel to manufacturing and materials characterization partner sites.  The candidate must be a good team player, able to effectively communicate and work with the internal teams and external suppliers.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • B.S. in Materials Eng, Mech. Eng., Elec. Eng. or Physics; MS is preferred
  • Experience in a range of thin-film semiconductor materials (metals, dielectrics, and organic materials) or a range of packaging materials (solder, epoxy, underfill, substrates), including the impact of the process on material properties; experience with ALD coatings, SAM coatings, diffusion barriers, adhesion layers
  • Experience with analytic techniques for FA such as SEM, EDS, FIB, SIMS, CSAM, AFM, XIVA, XPS, TEM, FTIR, Auger, Raman Spectroscopy, and light emission microscopy.
  • Hands-on familiarity with microprobe, IC cross sectioning and deconstruction, metallurgical microscopes, bench equipment (curve tracer, oscilloscope, DMM, digital power supplies).  Familiarity with VNA’s is a plus.
  • Experience with material behavior such as fatigue, fracture, EOS, electromigration,
    interdiffusion, grain growth, recrystallization, phase change, barrier, adhesion, diffusion, oxidation, wear/tribology, charge trappin
  • Strong experience in statistical analysis and design of experiments using EXCEL, JMP, SAS, or other tools.

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES DESIRED

  • Able to work independently
  • Self-starter
  • Willingness to learn
  • Trustworthy and dependable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to voice opinions and advance ideas
  • Creativity
  • Passion and drive
  • Team player

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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Sr. RF MEMS ENGINEER

SUMMARY:

The Sr.  RF MEMS Engineer will contribute to the development and understanding of CMOS integrated RF MEMS devices that include tunable capacitors, ohmic contact switches and resonators. The basic devices will be integrated for tunable systems (filters, radio front ends, PAs). As part of the development, The Sr. RF MEMS Engineer will be part of one of Wispry’s collaborative engineering teams working with MEMS engineers, RF/CMOS Engineering, and Operations (Fabrication, Assembly, and Test).

This successful candidate will be responsible for MEMS device RF design including 3D FEM simulation and model extraction for ADS, and the formulation of RF analytical or behavioral models represented in Excel, Matlab, or other modeling tool. The RF MEMS engineer will work with the MEMS electromechanical engineer and RF product engineer to achieve optimal designs. The RF MEMS design on various substrates including HV CMOS, SOI, and alternative substrates (glass, sapphire). Successful candidate will be responsible for the design of RF test structures for characterization of devices and materials at the wafer level, including an understanding of RF probe measurements. The RF MEMS engineer will work with characterization and test engineers on these test structures.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • RF design for MEMS tunable capacitors, ohmic contact switches, resonators, and integrated passives to meet product specification.
  • Work with MEMS electromechanical designers and RF Product Developer to achieve optimal solutions.
  • Design of RF test structures for characterization of device performance and material properties at wafer level probe and module level.
  • Work with MEMS Characterization engineers and Operations to define test and characterization plans. Define and design new test methodologies as needed.
  • Prepare Design Reviews including the summary of simulation results, test, and characterization results

REQUIRED SKILLS 

  • Proficient in RF and EM simulation tools such as HFSS, ADS, Matlab, and MWO.
  • Proficient with MEMS and CMOS layout tools such as Coventor, Cadence, or Mentor Graphics.
  • Proficient with statistical analysis and design of experiments software tools including SAS, JMP, Excel, @Risk
  • Knowledge of MEMS design tools including Coventorware, SEMulator, Ansys, COMSOL
  • Knowledge of DC/RF electrical measurements for capacitive or ohmic contact devices including LCR meters, oscilloscopes, parametric analyzers, network analyzers.
  • Proficient with RF characteristics including s-parameters, noise figures, Q, linearity, harmonics, and intermodulation distortion.

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering or Physics, Ph. D. preferred
  • 5+ years MEMS RF design experience
  • Knowledge of RF MEMS design and processes for ohmic contact and capacitive switches

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 ENVIROMENT

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