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Engineering Manager RF Integration RF/EMC

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TITLE:Engineering Manager, RF Integration (RF/EMC)

BUSINE Mobile Consumer Electronics MEMS Microphones



Founded in 1946, Knowles Corporation (NYSE: KN) is a market leader and global supplier of advanced micro-acoustic solutions and specialty components serving the mobile communications, consumer electronics, medical technology, military, aerospace and industrial markets. Headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, Knowles has more than 10,000 employees in 37 locations around the world.

Knowles has a leading position in micro-electro-mechanical systems microphones, speakers and receivers which are used in smartphones, tablets and mobile handsets. Knowles is also a leading manufacturer of transducers used in hearing aids and other medical devices and has a strong position in oscillators (timing devices) and capacitor components which enable various types of communication.

Knowles focus on the customer, combined with unique technology, rigorous testing and global scale, helps to deliver innovative solutions and consistently dependable and precise products.

As a Knowles team member, you are encouraged to challenge the status quo and see possibility in unexpected places. Because of our entrepreneurial culture, the only limit is your imagination. If you thrive in an agile, fast-paced and collaborative environment, you will fit right in. If you are driven by constantly redefining the gold standard of products and services that help customers, you will be a valuable member of Knowles. Lets move ideas from concept to reality together.


Candidate will be expected to lead RF design team through simulation, modeling and DOEs

Working in a fast paced, consumer electronics focused industry. Candidate will have experience with designing components for RF immunity.

Candidate must create processes to predict RF performance and optimize designs.

Candidate will be expected to offer creative solutions

Will lead a team of RF Engineers who are responsible for the design, simulation, development, delivery and test of acoustic/audio products for portable multi-media devices (cellphone, tablet).


  • Provide Technical management for RF design team
  • Work with ASIC and packaging design teams provide RF immunity solutions

    • ASIC filters, node impedances
    • Package filters, phase control structures

  • Model microphone performance in RF environment and provide input to design team
  • Characterize MEMS, ASIC and microphone performance from an RF perspective
  • Achieve correlation between simulations and measurements
  • Some support debugging microphone integration issues
  • Provide new solutions to next generation RF environments (5G, etc.)
  • Drive technical innovation and generate IP fillings
  • Work with field application engineers to provide best practices for integrating microphone into end product
  • RFIC design experience: IC design from an RF point of view.
  • Model and simulate using EM tools and validate the performance of the prototypes using RF equipment.
  • Provide support to RF measurements and simulations to solve integration issues in customer application platform.
  • Work with ASIC design engineers and package design engineers to conduct simulation, optimize component designs to achieve target RF, EMI performance.
  • Lead cross-functional technical discussions between all R&D departments and applications team to drive the resolution of technical problems and better solutions for our customers.
  • Provide support to solve integration issues in customer application platform.
  • Participate in advance acoustic/audio device development via incorporation of above responsibilities.


  • MS or PhD in engineering or Physics
  • 7 years of RF design work
  • Experience with EM software tools (CST, HFSS, ADS)
  • Experience characterizing components for RF modeling (S-parameter extraction, de-embedding, etc.)
  • Experience testing components for RF immunity (near field, far field, conducted)
  • Experience with antenna design for consumer electronics a plus
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 10%
  • Ability to explain RF concepts, solutions to non-subject matter experts


Reports to:Sr. Manager, System Engineering


November 2014

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