Design Automation Senior Principal Engineer

Date: Oct 9, 2021

Location: Austin, TX, 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: 64986 

PDK / Design Automation Senior Principal Engineer

Skyworks Design Enablement/PDK Team is looking for talented and creative individuals to develop integrated and robust technology solutions that enable global collaboration and development for Skyworks RF and Analog/Mixed Signal product design teams.  We are specifically looking for people who not only enjoy problem solving, but want to go beyond that, and take us to the next level in our global design environment.  As part of this elite team you will enjoy an eco-system that allows you to work directly with EDA partners, foundry partners, and internal customers to benchmark, develop and improve design flows, tools, Design Kits and IP.   You will also enjoy a people-oriented environment as you work with other experts in RF, Analog, Mixed Signal and Digital CMOS to advance our capabilities.

Job Description

Design automation engineer will be responsible to improve and support the tailored design environment, RF, Analog, Mixed-Signal and Digital flows. The main responsibilities are

  • Maintain and support analog, digital and mixed-signal simulations flows
  • Support newly acquired infrastructure and automotive design teams
  • Customize EDA Tools to support Skyworks tailored design flow
  • Automate utilities into Skyworks design flows to improve productivity
  • Provide EDA tools and simulation flows training to design teams


Job Requirements:

  • M.S./B.S. in EE or Computer Engineering with 10 years’ experience in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) is required.  
  • Proficient with Cadence ADE/Maestro Design Environment and Ocean scripting language
  • Experience with APS, AFS, Mixed-signal simulators (AMSD and Symphony)
  • Experience with Xcelium/Incisive Design Environment 
  • Proficient with UNIX/Linux and familiar with programming languages such as Cadence SKILL scripting language, PERL, Python and/or Unix Shell Scripting is a plus
  • Should have good interpersonal communication, and problems solving skills
  • Should be able to work both independently and as a team member





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.

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