Director, Engineering

Date: May 19, 2024

Location: Andover, MA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 71502 



Skyworks Solutions is seeking an experienced Director for the Andover design center.  This candidate will assist in the concept/architecture development, design, integration, and delivery of complex multichip RFIC-based module solutions for 2-9GHz wireless connectivity applications.  The candidate will be involved with all aspects of product realization including interfacing with key customers and working with an extended cross-site team to deliver high-performance RF products to high volume markets.  

The successful candidate will possess an RF design background with an excellent understanding of wireless markets and associated IC and MCM technology required to meet cutting edge product requirements. As a key leader in product development, you will also ensure consistent use of the latest design methodologies to ensure high quality, on-time product launches. The candidate must possess excellent leadership and customer skills.



Your Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


  • Driving and Managing RF product and IP development for TX/RX wireless modules aligning with marketing roadmap through regular direct team meetings and reviews.
  • Working with a multi-disciplinary team across the company through the full life cycle of product development, including RF design, packaging, product, and test engineering.
  • Key contributor to connectivity IP roadmap requirements providing inputs for annual corporate planning.
  • Working with Marketing and customers to thoroughly define product specs and requirements
  • Help conduct timely architecture studies and feasibility simulations including cost/performance considerations
  • Ensure use of latest simulation methodologies and checklists to ensure robust, bug-free product development.  Careful tracking of product performance/improvements & gaps through the development cycle
  • Participate in hiring, mentoring, and training new team members.
  • Provide periodic status updates to senior management.
  • Travel to customer sites and other Skyworks sites as needed.



  • BSEE with 15 years or MSEE with 12 years of related experience. 
  • Direct experience interfacing with Tier 1 customers with a successful track record of product delivery.
  • Experience leading cross-functional product teams
  • Excellent communications and leadership skills, a passion to win/contribute, ability to work in and thrive in a team environment.
  • Detailed knowledge of RFIC components including Switch/LNA/PA and semiconductor process technologies such as CMOS, GaAs/Silicon HBT, SOI, BiCMOS
  • Solid knowledge of RF simulation tools including ADS, Cadence, and EM tools
  • Experience with RF measurement techniques and equipment including spectrum analyzers, & signal generators
  • Previous experience leading product development from start to finish including direct experience designing and simulating RF components including the use of EM tools
  • Wireless communications standards knowledge such as Wi-Fi or LTE




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $163,800$324,900 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance.


Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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