RF Analog Design Engineer - SanJose

Quantenna (Nasdaq:QTNA) is an exciting, recently IPO’d global leader and innovator of leading-edge performance Wi-Fi solutions. Quantenna introduced the world's first 10G Wi-Fi technology for a new generation of access points in home, enterprise and public spaces and continues to innovate. Our Wi-Fi solutions offer superior performance, and establish benchmarks for speed, range, efficiency and reliability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for specify, design and productize RF transceivers for WIFI chipsets
  • Involved in early stages for the design concept, working close with other teams to narrow down optimum specification and best system performance
  • Design with various sub micron technology nodes
  • Leadership for block design, macro design and top level integration


  • Minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Analog circuit design, experience of RF transceiver design is required - TX and RX building IP blocks (LNA, mixer, amplifiers, etc.)
  • Good knowledge of analog and mixed-signal to design op-amps, oscillators, voltage regulators, state machines, DLLs, PLLs, ADCs, DACs
  • Data converters experience/knowledge is a plus
  • RF and Wireless LAN Systems Designs is highly desirable
  • Experience with Mixed-signal integration and Mixed-mode (AMS) simulation is required
  • Using Industry-standard design, simulation, and verification tools such as Cadence Suite (Composer, Virtuoso), Calibre (DRC, LVS, PEX) is required
  • Layout proficiency and general floor planning is required
  • Able to drive physical designers that develop our full custom high-speed layout is required
  • Able to understand all process effects on designs and layout is required
  • Apply industry-standard best practices and methodology to minimize design risk is required
  • Debugging post-silicon circuit issues is required
  • Knowledge of Matlab or Mathcad is a plus
  • RF performance tuning and impairment tradeoffs is a plus
  • Systems level analysis of designs Signal Integrity / RF performance / Noise budget/ throughput / Thermal / etc. is a plus
  • End to End Systems analysis, model and simulate circuit or system performance using analytical tools, Cascade analysis of up/down converters is a plus


  • Strong work ethic
  • Organized, creative, motivated
  • Independent learner
  • Multitasker in a dynamic environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good command of written and verbal English
  • Concise and proactive communication skills within a multicultural environment


  • MSEE or PHD with related work experience
Principals only need apply. Please forward your resume to hr@quantenna.com. Please include the job title “RF Analog Design Engineer” in the subject line.

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