Test Senior Principal Engineer

Date: Sep 15, 2021

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: 65483 

Job Description

Skyworks is seeking a full time Test Engineer for our Andover MA based characterization lab!  As a member of the team, you will participate in the expansion of the lab capability and assume responsibility for managing full characterization of RF Connectivity products in preparation for transition-to-production.  You will work directly with the co-located design team that is driving the future of global interconnectivity and supervise an engineering technician team to accurately acquire data necessary for delivery of full compliance matrices.

In this role, you will participate in the planning and expansion of the characterization lab and will design, develop and implement cost-effective methods of testing and troubleshooting systems and equipment and be involved in ensuring all required data is accurate. In addition, you will prepare test and diagnostic programs, be involved in design of test fixtures and equipment, and identify test procedures for new products. You will also supervise management of the lab, plan the labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating both standard and special devices. You will interface, as needed, with design engineers, validation engineers, & product engineers.

Your Role

• Play a major role in defining, planning, and implementing the characterization lab expansion.

• Validating test system and software design, configuration, and accuracy while regularly planning for new requirements and capabilities.

• Ensure timely, thorough, and accurate completion of all characterization activities.

• Manage test technicians performing characterization measurements.

• Establish and maintain characterization equipment, fixtures, procedures and documentation.  #LI-DC1

Your Profile

• Candidate must have BSEE and 12+ years experience or MSEE and 8-10 years experience or PhD and 6 years experience  in EE, CS, Physics, CE, or related field.
• Basic knowledge of RF Tx/Rx module building blocks, including Power Amplifiers, LNAs, RF switches, Couplers, Filters, etc.
• Strong understanding of RF/microwave measurements and troubleshooting techniques including EVM, PAE, ACP, Gain, NF, IMDs, VSWR and S-parameters.
• Experience with digital control functions and protocols (MIPI, SPI, etc).
• Experience setting up and running test and automated test setups using complex waveforms with signal generators, spectrum analyzers, noise figure meters, network analyzers, oscilloscopes, temperature chambers, tunable filters, and working with evaluation boards and wiring harnesses.
• Experience with C++ Programming and/or PXI-based test systems is a plus.
• Proficiency with Windows/Microsoft office and Unix/Linux.



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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