RF Design Engineer

Sonova AG

Sonova AG

Key information

  • Publication date:

    14 May 2024
  • Workload:

    80 – 100%
  • Contract type:

    Unlimited employment
  • Place of work:


Who we are

In a life without sound, our work provides meaning. As a leading provider of innovative hearing care solutions, we are not just a company that makes products: we are a team on a mission to help people enjoy the delight of hearing. To enable a life without limitations, we - through our core business brands Phonak, Unitron, Sennheiser, Advanced Bionics and AudioNova - develop, manufacture and distribute solutions that push the limits of technology and redefine the future of our industry.

Sonova Communications AG, located in Murten, is a company of the Sonova Group. We are the global market leader and Sonova's competence center for ultra-miniaturized wireless communication systems. Our product offering ranges from communication devices for hearing impaired persons to professional communication solutions for security, industry, and broadcast applications.

Join our mission and become part of our Research & Development team, where you are responsible for the development of radio platforms. You are involved in the design, implementation, and maintenance of wireless communication systems. Your domain of competency focuses on antenna and RF circuit design.

Your tasks

  • Define the architecture of RF solutions and circuits
  • Define technical specifications of RF functions (RF circuits & antenna)
  • Selection of RF components
  • Perform the simulation of RF circuits 
  • Define verification test plans and perform the verification test of RF modules
  • Participate to product design review and product risk analysis
  • Perform hardware modifications on RF modules
  • Perform troubleshooting related to EMI (Electromagnetic Interferences)
  • Follow-up of product RF certification (test laboratory)
  • IP assessment 
  • Development of prototypes and demonstrators (including PCB design).
  • Technology assessment in RF domain (antenna or transceiver chipset performance)
  • Transfer of antenna concepts into industrial products 
  • Feasibility studies with internal and external partners


Your profile

  • Master's degree in Electronics or Microelectronics; advantageous to have a major in Radio Frequency
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of proven work experience in RF design for wireless systems
  • Experience in 3D electromagnetic simulation for the purpose of antenna design
  • Experience with RF related lab equipment
  • Experience in analog electronics design
  • Experience in PCB design
  • Independent, self-driven, committed, and enthusiastic personality
  • Strong solution orientation and communication skills
  • Fluent in English, good knowledge in French and / or German is a plus

Our offer

We can offer you a new challenge, working in teams with engineers and experts, with interesting tasks and much more - including an open corporate culture, flat hierarchies, support for further training and development, opportunities to take on responsibility, attractive employment conditions and flexible working time models in various roles. Employment level 80-100%.

Pascal Spycher, Talent Acquisition Manager, is looking forward to receiving your complete application (cover letter, CV, references, and certificates) via our online job application platform.

For this vacancy only direct applications will be considered.

Sonova Communications AG
Herrenschwandweg 4
CH-3280 Murten
+41 58 928 91 00

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer.

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate's ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.


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