Company’s Smart Antenna Solutions Business expands its R&D footprint in the U.S., adding up to 50 employees to its world-class engineering team
CHANDLER, Arizona, February 1, 2016 – NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced it will expand its existing Product Creation Center with R&D activities in the company’s fast-growing active antenna business, located in Chandler, Arizona (USA) at the former Freescale office/manufacturing site. Hiring of new staff began in January 2016 and recruiters are currently seeking candidates with radio frequency (RF) expertise especially in RF medium power and RF WLAN competency. NXP’s Smart Antenna Solutions group in Chandler is expected to grow by up to 50 employees.
“With the ever-increasing amount of connected devices and the transfer of data, we see even greater opportunities for our products in the future,” said Chris Feige, general manager Business Line Smart Antenna Solutions, NXP. “That’s why we are so enthusiastic about our Product Creation Center in Chandler. It expresses our ambition to continue leading the RF market with highly innovative and integrated solutions for mobile and internet-everywhere applications.”
“Expanding our R&D center brings an exciting opportunity for new technical hires to advance their careers by being at the forefront of innovation, working with truly differentiated products in the transmit and receiver disciplines,” said Joe Staudinger, fellow, Business Line RF Power, NXP. “NXP’s Si-Ge technology offers opportunities to engineer leading-edge ICs for wireless front-end solutions delivering best-in-class performance. The center will focus on exciting developments in power amplifiers for mobile consumer handsets (WLAN, LTE) as well as infrastructure small-cell applications.”
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