Staff Applications Engineer

Date: Apr 3, 2024

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. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.


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 creative thinking. We value 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 are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 72592 

Job Summary

We are looking for a proactive, detail-oriented, hands-on, results-driven Staff Applications Engineer who is passionate about making our customers wildly successful, welcomes challenges with enthusiasm, and thrives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, to become an integral part of our automotive radio applications team. The Staff Applications Engineer will work with internal and external stakeholders to define, develop, and support the software necessary for customers to integrate Skyworks’ automotive radio solutions.


Work activities will include but not be limited to the following:
- Evaluation board/radio hardware design
- Verification and evaluation of products in development for compliance to device and system-level requirements
- Writing of datasheet and application notes
- Assist in troubleshooting and resolution of device production issues
- Working with customers and internal teams to define device level requirements and perform system tradeoff analyses
- Working with quality team to support failure analysis.


  • Bachelor’s in Electrical/Computer Engineering or Computer Science with 10 years of prior experience in directly related fields, or a Master’s degree with 8 years of prior experience.
  • Strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals and methodologies. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. This role requires active collaboration with our cross-functional teams and customers, so this is a critical skill.
  • Experience with the use and automation of laboratory test equipment is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug hardware (PCBs, issues with equipment, etc.) and software.
  • Experience working with Schematic and layout tools
  • Experience working with customers to develop and debug complicated software projects
  • Experience in object-oriented programming (Python, etc.).
  • Familiarity with DSP concepts a plus.
  • A great attitude with an eagerness to learn and facility to adapt to changes in plans and schedules.




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $110,600$210,600 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. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

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