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Date: Mar 8, 2019

Location: Irvine, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications. We possess broad technology capabilities and one of the most complete product portfolios in the industry. Our customers are global industry leaders who are driving innovative platforms that are changing the way we all live, work and play. Our global team collaborates daily to create the semiconductors the world relies on. If you're looking for a challenging and exciting career in a fast-paced environment, Skyworks offers a variety of roles in an environment that promotes prompt decision making, uninhibited sharing of best practices and individual ownership. Here, you'll find minimal layers of management, open communication and mutual trust and respect.

Requisition ID: 49318 

Design and Validation Co-Op 


Job Responsibilities:

1. Block-level design and simulation to understand the circuits that are being measured and correlating measurements with simulation

2. Tuning RF front end modules in the lab
3. Impedance matching using Smith chart
4. Evaluating RF parameters like IP3, P1dB, NF, return loss, etc
5. Validating performance across supply, temperature and frequency
6. Creating compliance matrices against spec, plotting results and presenting results summary


Job Requirements:

  • Ability to start on Jan, 2019 and work through June, 2019
  • Must be currently enrolled in an Electrical Engineering MS (preferred) or Ph.D. program. We will not consider students who have already graduated, please do not apply if you've already graduated.
  • Knowledge of semiconductors, analog circuits, RF design fundamentals, wireless systems and introductory electromagnetics.
  • Understanding of basic IC building blocks like LNA, mixer, switch, bias, bandgap, LDO, op-amp, etc.
  • Understanding of design parameters like gain, noise, non-linearity, s-parameters, stability, etc is required.
  • Exposure to a lab testing setup and environment including commonly used test equipment like network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, frequency generator, noise figure meter will be useful to perform the required job.
  • Familiarity and experience with circuit design tools like Cadence and be familiar with CMOS/bipolar/SOI devices and models.
  • Use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel is required to perform job duties successfully.
  • Position requires good communication and presentation skills.


Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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