Audio Applications Engineer

Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Hillsboro, OR, 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: 73530 

Audio Applications Engineer

We are a passionate and dedicated team of world-class analog, mixed-signal, digital and RF engineers committed to building the next generation of ASoCs.


  • This position is for an experienced and equally passionate Staff Electrical Engineer Audio Applications interested in excellent personal and professional growth opportunities.
  • This role is expected to be in the field of Application Engineering. As an Applications Engineer you will work with a dedicated team validating new SOCs with embedded software, composed of analog and digital circuits, as well as validating systems utilizing new SOCs in audio and wireless applications. Your responsibilities will include developing and enhancing silicon system Application systems. As an applications engineer the job responsibilities include,
  • Testing the silicon for the intended applications in the lab.
  • Taking measurements using the Audio Precision or similar test equipment’s.
  • Analyze the test data and confirming the target technical specs for the datasheets.
  • Writing test documents, scripts and sometimes FW to automate as much testing as possible.
  • Writing and reviewing the datasheets and Application Notes.
  • Reviewing the customer Designs as well as debugging the hardware.
  • Customer interactions and presenting demos.  
  • You will work closely with SOC designers, Product engineers and other team members to define, develop and execute Application tests. You will also work with cross functional teams in the lab to understand and debug chip issues.


  • Proven track record in system Application with mixed-signal devices
  • 8+ years (BSEE) or 6+ years (MSEE) of relevant industry experience, ideally in the field of audio
  • Understand Digital Audio principles
  • Experienced in producing detailed technical reports and documentation
  • Professional, open, and highly self-motivated attitude
  • Hands-on lab interest/experience.
  • Experience with Audio Precision Test Equipment will be a plus
  • Knowledge of switching power circuits or amplifiers will be a plus



Preferred Qualifications

Experience in Schematic capture and PCB Design

Skilled in Software and Firmware development (including Python and/or Labview)

Proven track record in silicon 

Industry experience in Radio Frequency (RF)


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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