Sr. Principal Analog Design Engineer

Date: Apr 2, 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: 72766 

Sr. Principal Analog Design Engineer


Are you looking for the next step in advancing your career in the world of audio technology?


Skyworks is seeking team members to help innovate market-specific mixed-signal SOCs for audio and voice applications spanning smart speakers and microphones, wired/wireless headsets, virtual assistants and intelligent gaming controllers.  Our advanced audio, voice, speech and artificial intelligent solutions combine breakthrough ultra-low power analog circuits, highly efficient power management systems and custom hardware accelerators to enable smart acoustic signal processing and AI functionality.  Come be part of a team that is changing the way the world communicates and who is at the forefront of audio and voice technology innovation!  Our proprietary technology achieves the highest level of integration in the industry and sets a new performance standard for low power consumption and minimal footprint. 

Job Description

We are a passionate and dedicated team of world-class analog, mixed-signal and digital design and verification engineers committed to building the next generation of SOCs. This position is for an experienced and equally passionate analog and mixed-signal engineer/manager interested in excellent personal and professional growth opportunities. 

**This position will be on-site in Hillsboro, OR**



•    Bring state of the art IP and products to market.
•    Provide guidance and oversee architecture, design and verification, systems, algorithms, etc. to meet product requirements.  
•    Interface with System, Digital, RF, DV, Firmware engineers and module design teams to create the detailed specification, report design progress, and to collect, track, and resolve any performance and circuit design issues. 
•    Participate and contribute to roadmap and product definition while balancing innovation with execution to ensure that the projects are delivered in a timely manner. 
•    Facilitate and lead detailed technical discussions with different customers to define architectures, drive rapid feasibility studies, and support system studies.


•    15+ years (BSEE), 12+ years (MSEE), or 8+ years (PhD) of relevant industry experience
•    Expertise in developing state-of-the-art Analog and Mixed signal circuits for complex SOC platforms in multiple cutting-edge processes
•    Proven track record of bringing advanced low noise and ultra-low power IP, technology, and products to market 
•    Advanced knowledge of Delta Sigma ADCs/DACs, Class D/AB headphone and speaker drivers, Amplifiers, PMU and Switching regulators
•    Advanced knowledge of device physics, CMOS fabrication processes, layout tradeoffs for high performance circuits
•    Hands on experience with SOC debug, validation, characterization, test techniques and equipment
•    Strong knowledge of IC design CAD tools such as Spectre, Spice, Matlab, Hsim, Verilog, etc.
•    Ability to work in a dynamic environment with changing needs and requirements
•    Ability to be a technical anchor and mentor for team members
•    Good communication skills, be able to break down complex problems, set priorities, report progress, execute to a schedule, and have strong teamwork skills
•    Proven history of partnering with a strong leadership team to realize a bold product vision and corporate growth opportunities


•    Audio and digital signal processing 
•    System knowledge for Audio sub-systems
•    Audio performance concepts (SNR, THD, SINAD, DR, etc.)
•    Familiarity with standard interfaces (SPI, I2S, PDM, PWM, USB, etc.)
•    Laboratory measurement skills for Audio and wireless SOCs (analog, RF-as req.)
•    Knowledge of scripting language (python, shell, skill)
•    Professional, open, and highly self-motivated attitude


Why join us?

We passionately believe that by working at Skyworks Audio Solutions, you will be joining the brightest, most diverse and ambitious talent in the Semiconductor Industry. You will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on execution, 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 want to invite you to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.





The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $136,800$271,500 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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