Scientist - Microacoustic resonators design (f/m/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · VILLACH

Your future responsibilities
As part of our growth and new project acquisition we would like to strengthen our design engineer teams. We are looking for a micro acoustic structural modelling and simulation design engineer who will be responsible for the development of new resonators structure and filter design.

The recruited candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Resonator design and modelling of new microstructures. 2D and 3D Multiphysics simulations of resonators (COMSOL or equivalent software)
  • Experience in design of resonator-based filters (ladder filters, CRF)
  • Design of SAW/BAW filters prototypes
  • Analytical modelling of BAW resonators (BVD model, Transfer Matrix, Mason equivalent circuit)
  • Coupling-Of-Modes (COM) analysis of SAW resonators
  • Good understanding of microfabrication constrains for the development of next generation of acoustic wave resonators for RF MEMS Filters application was well as SAW sensors
  • Characterization of resonators and filters
  • Extraction of resonators parameters and comparison to models.
  • Writing of the invention disclosures leading to patents of new solutions to solve the current technical challenges in next generation of RF MEMS Filters and SAW sensors
Your profile
  • PhD in design and modelling in acoustic wave resonators with strong theoretical and analytical background
  • Good understanding of the current challenges in the design and modelling of next generation of RF filters for 5 G applications
  • Good knowledge of piezoelectric and electrostatic MEMS transducers
  • Excellent oral & written English skills
  • Familiarity with project managing desirable
Important Facts about SAL
  • Diversified research activities with plenty of interesting technical challenges.
  • State-of-the-art lab facilities and instruments.
  • Internal and external training opportunities for further development.
  • Home Office possible.
  • € 4 per day food allowance in restaurants or € 2 per day in supermarkets.
  • Family & kids friendly.
  • Free coffee/milk/tea & fresh fruits.
This position is subject to the Collective Agreement for employees in non-university research (Research CA) starting in occupational group E (E1 salary = EUR 3.520, paid 14 times a year). For this position we offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your experience and qualifications, starting with a minimum salary of EUR 61.000 (annual, based on an All-in contract and bonus).
About us

Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) is a top research center for Electronic Based Systems (EBS). At three locations (Graz, Villach, Linz), SAL is conducting research along the entire EBS value chain in the areas of sensor systems, power electronics, RF (radiofrequency) systems, system integration and embedded systems to develop future-oriented solutions for industrial production, health, energy, mobility, safety and more. SAL brings together key players from industry, science and research and thus valuable expertise and know-how and conducts cooperative, application-oriented research along the value chain. Cooperative projects are co-financed by SAL and enable a fast and unbureaucratic project start. SAL is thus shaping the high-tech location Austria and Europe and developing the future 
Innovation is our top priority and so are our employees. We are a family-friendly company and support the compatibility of work and family as much as possible. That is why we have been awarded the Work and Family Certificate until 2023. But we are constantly working on new measures to offer our employees an environment where they feel good, healthy and motivated.

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