RF Validation Engineer

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Cedar Rapids, IA, 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: 64239 

Job Description

Senior RF Validation Engineer

The work will include but not be limited to the following:
o Create STC (Specification To Compliance) Files that define all required tests
o Create / Modify GUTS (General Unified Test Solution) Programs that drive automated test solutions
o Drives Design Verification Test (DVT) testing and actively provides feedback and conclusion to Design
o Completes the Design Scorecard and/or Customer Compliance Matrix highlighting performance deficiencies and areas that need focus
o Serves as the key interfaces between Design Engineering (DE) and System Engineering (SE), Product Engineering (PE), Characterization Engineering (CE), and Test Engineering (TE)
o Responsible for the transition from DVT testing to characterization to final test
o Follows Skyworks Product Realization Process (PRP) to successfully deliver products to Internal and External Customers
o Mentor and coach junior Engineers, Co-ops and Interns on tools, design verification flow and data analysis


Software Tools used are:
o GUTs (proprietary Skyworks tool)
o STC (proprietary Skyworks tool)
o PATx(proprietary Skyworks tool)
o C/C++ & scripting languages
o Microsoft Office/Outlook
o ADS/Cadence design tools

Hardware Tools used are:
o Network Analyzers
o Spectrum Analyzers
o Signal Generators
o Digital Receivers
o Load-Pull/Tuners


Job Requirements:
BS degree + 5 years work experience or MS + 3 years
3+ years of experience measuring, tuning, optimizing RF and/or analog/mixed-signal IC's
Excellent communication, good troubleshooting skills, an eagerness to continually learn, a passion to win/contribute, ability to work in and thrive in a team environment.

A successful Validation Engineer will possess proficiency in RF measurement equipment as well as test software development. A strong understanding of RF fundamentals, analog design concepts, PA concepts, wireless knowledge, test equipment operation and test equipment automation is critical for success. Experience in software development methodologies and C/C++ programming skills are a must. The candidate must demonstrate capability to operate in a multi-disciplinary team and adhere to project schedules.  Familiarity with 5G/4G/3G/2G cellular standards and component requirements is desired.

 

 

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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