Loadpull Architect

  • Offer Excellent Remuneration
  • Job category Engineering
  • Contract Fulltime
  • Reference number 9191400
  • Location Nijmegen
  • Contract type Working for YER
  • Industry Manufacturing

About this vacancy

For Ampleon, we are looking for an architect in Load-Pull Development, focusing on power amplifier designing.

Job description

Project Description

  • Give direction to Ampleon's medium and long-term Load-pull development
  • Primary Load-pull contact for our design teams and also for our customers
  • Primary Load-pull contact to suppliers for innovation projects
  • Stay up-to-date with state-of-the-art developments and innovations

Responsibilities and Deliverables

  • Technical lead in Load-pull domain
  • Load-pull innovation roadmap
  • Translate customer requirements into Load-pull needs (integral road mapping)
  • Outsourcing strategy
  • Prototyping with our suppliers
  • 70/30 theoretical vs practical
  • 10 years of experience


Created in 2015, Ampleon is shaped by 50 years of RF power leadership and is set to exploit the full potential of data and energy transfer in RF. Ampleon has more than 1,350 employees worldwide, dedicated to creating optimal value for customers. Its innovative, yet consistent portfolio offers products and solutions for a wide range of applications, such as mobile broadband infrastructure, radio & TV broadcasting, CO2 lasers & plasma, MRI, particle accelerators, radar & air-traffic control, non-cellular communications, RF cooking & defrosting, RF heating and plasma lighting.

We specialize in RF Power and offer a broad range of transistors as discrete devices, MMICs, pallets and modules in LDMOS as well as GaN technology. Our products are designed to operate in various frequency bands and come with a comprehensive package line-up. For over 50 years, our customers trust our reliable and proven product consistency with highest yield manufacturing.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to our client. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car possible, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies

Candidate profile

Expertise in

  • Active and passive load-pull experience
  • Test fixtures development and calibration
  • Source/load and fundamental/harmonic load-pull
  • Load finding optimization procedures
  • Experience with GaN devices
  • Preferably very high frequency knowledge
  • Connecting and on-wafer measurements
  • Modeling knowledge - nice to have

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