Principal Software Tool Developer - DevOps

Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Austin, TX, 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: 70882 

Job Description

The DevOps team is a new team within the Mixed Signal Solutions division of Skyworks. We are seeking immediate employment of a Principal Firmware DevOps Engineer to drive definition, implementation, and adoption of new firmware development tools and methodologies to unify and improve the existing continuous integration flows across multiple firmware teams.

Essential Functions: 

  • Work closely with multiple firmware and applications teams
  • Communicate ideas and proposals clearly
  • Propose solutions based on team requirements and industry best-practices
  • Implement continuous integration frameworks
  • Work closely with firmware teams to transition to new methodology
  • Mentor junior DevOps engineers and interns


  • BSEE/BSCE required
  • At least ten years of industry experience in firmware DevOps and/or firmware development
  • Proven track record of designing, deploying, maintaining, and evangelizing software DevOps tools and methodologies
  • Must have a good understanding of the Agile approach to software development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and technical presentation skills

Preferred Experience: 

  • Creating and maintaining virtual machines/containers using Docker or other tools
  • Creating and maintaining static code analyzers
  • Familiarity with version control systems Subversion and Git
  • Experience with build tools, such as Make, CMake, and others
  • Proficient in Python with knowledge of other scripting languages
  • Proficient in C/C++





The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $122,000$231,000 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.

Nearest Major Market: Austin

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