Design Automation Staff Engineer

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Date: Jan 5, 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: 49555 

Design Automation Staff Engineer

** This position can be in either Irvine, CA or Newbury park, CA **


Job Description

PDK/Design Automation engineer will develop and maintain design kits, and automation utilities to support the tailored RF/Analog design flows. The main responsibilities are

  • Participate in developing and maintaining internal filter- and module design kits.
  • Customize Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Tools such as Keysight ADS, Cadence and/or Mentor Calibre to support Skyworks’ Design Flows
  • Automate utilities into Skyworks design flows to improve productivity
  • Install, update, support and maintain CAD tools
  • Provide EDA tool, design kit, and design flow support and training to design teams

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with IC Design Software:  Keysight ADS and/or Cadence, IC Physical Verification tools, Mentor Calibre or Cadence Assura
  • Proficient with UNIX/Linux and familiar with programming languages such as Keysight AEL or Cadence SKILL scripting languages, PERL, Python and/or Unix Shell Scripting is a plus
  • Should have good interpersonal communication, and problem solving skills
  • Should be able to work both independently and as a team member
  • Preferred: M.S./B.S. in EE or Computer Engineering with 8 years’ experience in Electronic Design Automation (EDA) or IC designs is required.   



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

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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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