Applications Engineering - Intern/Co-Op

Date: Dec 3, 2022

Location: Irvine, CA, 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: 69634 

Job Description

Would you like to work for a world class company providing technical support and work in an energetic environment in Irvine, California?  As a member of the applications engineering team at Skyworks, you’ll be working with a dream team of professionals from Sales, Marketing and Development teams supporting customers in different parts of the country and different parts of the globe.  We’re looking for individuals for an intern/Co-op position with relevant educational background in RF communications.  In particular, students who have been exposed to basic knowledge of low noise amplifiers, power amplifiers and RF switches in cellular infrastructure market and 5G technologies.

In this position, you will learn on the job how the different RF components interact in a system.  You will also learn how to evaluate and test each component for their key performance. We are looking for someone who is a proactive self-starter, able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Work activities to include

- Verification and evaluation of Skyworks products for compliance to datasheet specification

- Device matching on the board level.  May require soldering.

- Device characterization

- Preparing boards for customer sampling

Job Requirements


  1. Junior or Senior engineer working on bachelor’s degree or working on master’s of Science degree.
  2. Proficient in the use of basic RF equipment such as spectrum analyzer, signal generators, network analyzer and similar tools.
  3. Strong user of Microsoft Office (Power point, Excel, etc)
  4. Must have strong written and verbal skills


Preferred Job Requirements

  1. Senior engineering student in bachelor of science program or working on master of science degree.
  2. Highly desirable to have basic knowledge with LTE, 5G and other technologies.
  3. Must have relevant educational background on RF components such as low noise amplifiers, power amplifiers and RF switches as part of an overall system.
  4. Strong user of Microsoft Office (Power point, Excel, etc)



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: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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