Director, Wafer Foundry Engineering

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Date: Jul 28, 2019

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: 50405 

Technical Director, Wafer Foundry Engineering

The individual in this leadership position is expected to fulfill a broad range of responsibilities related to wafer technology definition, on-boarding and sustaining.  Additional responsibility includes mentoring a small group of technologists. 



  1. Collaborate with design leads to understand gaps in existing wafer technology portfolio. 
  2. Identify solutions that meet Performance, Quality, Cost and Capacity constraints.
  3. Roll-out new technologies by working with design enablement, Quality and Reliability, Product Engineering
  4. Collaborate with Supplier and Customer quality to address customer issues
  5. Identify and execute cost reduction initiatives
  6. Mentor a group of technologists with expertise in SOI, SiGe BiCMOS, RFCMOS etc.


Experience and Skills:

  • Master’s degree (or higher) in Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, Chemical Engineering or pertinent disciplines.
  • 15+ years in Semiconductor industry; hands-on experience in sub-45nm CMOS is highly desirable
  • Experience in working with wafer foundries
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detailed-oriented
  • Ability to communicate to a variety of audiences, including executive management





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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