Electrical Principal Engineer

Date: Jun 26, 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: 68179 

Long Description

Skyworks Solutions seeks a principal semiconductor technologist who will play a key role in the development of advanced CMOS process technologies for Automotive, Infrastructures, and Secured Wireless Communication. The position will work in the newly formed infrastructure and automotive business unit, responsible for technology development and interfacing for advanced CMOS (22nm and below) technology. The position will work closely with the internal technology experts as well as external foundries to provide technology support to the internal design teams to QA/validate and enhance model for accurate performance prediction for highly integrated mixed-signal and RF IC’s.

Job Description
•    Interfacing between internal design teams, design enablement teams and external foundries on technology inquiries such as device characteristics, model, reliability, and DFM (design for manufacturing)
•    Developing of the best-in-class CMOS/SOI technologies with the foundry teams and external foundries
•    Supporting and validating multi-technology and cross-platform mixed-signal/RF IC design simulation flow
•    Releasing and supporting models in multiple EDA design platforms
•    Design and layout of device sub circuit test structures and detailed characterization devices for technology performance evaluation and modeling
•    Analyzing the performance of various semiconductor active and passive devices with respect to design requirement
•    Developing advanced device model formulations and model extraction algorithms
•    Perform device electrical and reliability characterization, if needed.
The candidate should possess a minimum of a MS degree (a Ph.D. is preferred) and a minimum of 5 year industrial experience in technology deployment and modeling of advanced semiconductor technologies. The candidate should also be familiar with advanced modeling methodology for advanced CMOS technology. Critical skill set should include: 
•    In-depth knowledge in device physics and advanced CMOS (22nm and below) technology
•    Extended knowledge in device characterization, design, and protection methodology
•    Hands-on experience in HF and large-signal characterization
•    Behavior modeling for mixed-signal and RF design
•    Device ESD and reliability 
•    Expert fluency in various EDA tools for mixed-signal design, simulation, and modeling
•    Experience in programmable device and memory IP is a plus



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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