RF Engineering Manager

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Date: Jan 8, 2019

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: 44781 

The candidate will lead a team of RF designers driving custom Front End designs for top tier cellular handset customers.  In this role you will drive architectures, prototypes, and interface with customers.  This lead position will have a considerable influence on the direction and detail of world class RF products.

This team leader will be responsible for a team tasked with designing and integrating custom PAs, RF switches, LNAs, and Filters for front-end module solutions in the extremely fast paced and highly competitive cellular handset market.


Candidates will provide technical leadership in all phases of product development, including product definition, architecture, system, transistor-level circuit design, MCM design, layout/layout supervision, lab debug and production support. #LI-DB1
This position will report to the Cedar Rapids Site Leader, but will work with multiple sites throughout the company in a highly visible role, including Marketing and Sales.


Job Requirements:
•         BS Degree with 12+ years of related experience.
•         Proven leadership in RF product execution and design innovation.
•         Strong experience in PA architectures, RF switch design, multi-chip module (MCM), Acoustic Filters, and RF front end design and product developments.
•         Strong RF fundamentals such as impedance matching, distributed systems, passive RLC and resonant circuits, noise, linearity, bandwidth and stability.
•         Strong circuit simulation skills utilizing Agilent ADS/GoldenGate/spectreRF and 2.5/3D EM tools such as Momentum or HFSS.
•         Experience on RF switch and/or RFIC/analog circuit design highly desirable.
•         Strong problem solving and lab debugging skills. Hands on experience in RF tuning and using RF instruments.
•         Deep understanding of cellular RF systems.
•         Demonstrated project management and talent management skills. Strong leadership skills with the ability to engage and motivate engineering talent, define and set deliverables, plan resources,  manage schedule, drive design methodology improvement, and achieve desired results.  Recurring customer interfacing including strategic customer trips.


The Advanced Mobile Solutions (AMS) team at Skyworks develops industry-leading, highly integrated solutions for next generation mobile platforms supporting many of the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers.  Our design engineers have diverse expertise and utilize a broad range of technologies (SOI, silicon CMOS, GaAs, IPD, SAW/BAW, and pHEMT) to create differentiated products including high-efficiency power amplifiers, multi-gain LNAs, multi-throw switches, controllers and acoustic filters. Skyworks’ AMS team is an ideal place for motivated engineers who enjoy collaboration in a fast-paced environment and designing breakthrough solutions for the rapidly growing mobile market.
















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