MCM Design Engineer

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Greensboro, NC, 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: 64192 

Job Description

Senior MCM Design Engineer
Position Summary:

When you join our team in Greensboro, you’ll join a uniquely collaborative, multi-discipline engineering community who support each other working across our domestic design centers creating cutting-edge products for global markets. You’ll be paired with a mentor to help support you as an integral part of a team responsible for designing custom parts.
The successful candidate will be part of a multi-discipline team developing PA, RF switches, front-end modules for the high volume and fast-paced cellular handset market. The candidate will possess a solid understanding of electromagnetics and RF circuits, and be a driven, committed team player. Candidates will have opportunities to participate 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.
Our MCM design team is responsible for designing and simulating all passive aspects of power amplifier module designs including output matching networks, integrated passive devices, high-directivity daisy-chain couplers, harmonic filters, duplexer matching, and high isolation layouts for SAW/FBAR duplexers.

Working and living in Greensboro, NC provides a commute-free lifestyle in a vibrant city. Learn more about the fantastic Greensboro lifestyle when you talk with our team!

 o Adapting to best MCM design and RFFE Co-simulation methodologies
 o Designing semi-lumped RF matching networks in a PCB environment
 o Designing Integrated Passive Devices
 o Designing high-isolation laminate layouts to support high-rejection SAW and BAW filters
 o Participating and conducting design reviews
 o Performing lab testing using RF test equipment
 The circuit blocks involved in a typical product development may include:
 o Power Amplifiers
 o Integrated Passive Devices
 o SAW/BAW Duplexers & High-Q RF Filters
 o Switches
 o Low Noise Amplifiers
 o Matching circuits
 o High-directivity couplers
 Software Tools Used are:
 o Ansoft HFSS,
 o Agilent ADS and Momentum
 o Cadence Allegro and Virtuoso Layout
 o Excel
 o Microsoft Office/Outlook
 Hardware Tools Used are:
 o Network Analyzers
 o Spectrum Analyzers
 o Signal Generators
 o Digital Receivers
 o Load-Pull/Tuners
 o RF Probe Stations

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
BSEE and 5 years work experience, MSEE and 3 years, or PhD
Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook
 Experiences of EM tools such as HFSS, or Momentum
 Lab experiences of network analyzer, signal generator, spectrum analyzer, and probe station
 Knowledge of HBT, FET, CMOS devices.
 Knowledge of RF switch design, or power amplifier design, or PA classes, PAE, PA performance.
 Knowledge of communication standards, such as LTE-A, WiFi, and the associated standards requirements on such as sensitivity, intermodulation, de-sense, ACLR, EVM"
 Experience in ADS, Virtuoso, and Allegro



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: Greensboro

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