Module Design Engineer

Date: Apr 3, 2024

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. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.


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 creative thinking. We value 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 are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 72373 

Job Description

Skyworks Irvine, CA design center has leading R&D and product development capabilities. When you join our team in Irvine, you’ll join a uniquely collaborative, multi-discipline engineering community who support each other to create cutting edge chipsets for cell phones. You’ll be paired with an experienced mentor to help support you as an integral part of the team. Working and living in Irvine provides a wonderful lifestyle in a vibrant coastal city consistently ranked as one of the country’s safest cities!


Module Design Engineer


Skyworks Irvine design center is seeking a Module Design Engineer. The designer will be responsible for design and development of highly integrated cellular front end receiver modules incorporating active and passive devices leading to high volume production ramp for mobile markets. He/she should have experience in RF & 3D EM modeling and simulation of complete module, cellular front-end architecture and specifications, tuning and bench evaluation of front-end module parameters like gain, NF, linearity, input/output matching and stability. Familiarity with silicon RFIC design, packaging techniques and substrate technologies like LTCC, laminate and IPD is required. Customer interaction skills and good communication skills are required. Should have experience with complete cycle of development for high-performance, high-volume semiconductor products.

Job Requirements

  • BS and 5+ years working experience, or MS and 3+ years working experience.  MS preferred.
  • Microsoft Office - PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • Experience with design simulation tool or equivalent - Agilent ADS, HFSS, APD, Capture, Cadence, Orcad
  • Product Realization Process (PRP) - General understanding of how to take a project from concept to production.
  • Knowledge of Design Architecture - Experience and familiarity with wireless transceiver architectures, system requirements, standards, receiver and transmitter chain sub-blocks (e.g. LNAs, Switches or Power Amplifiers)
  • Knowledge of test parameters and test equipment - Experience and familiarity with testing, evaluation and debugging RF, analog and mixed-signal module designs in a lab environment. Should be proficient in use of network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, signal generators, oscilloscope.
  • Device or Product Characterization Knowledge - Good knowledge and understanding of laminate, LTCC, IPD, wirebonding, WLCSP techniques, SMT components. Expertise in on-die and in-module RF coupling mechanisms, isolation techniques and shielding methods is required.
  • Experience with MCM design & layout, evaluation boards and bench testing and debugging.
  • Good communication skills and teamwork is a must to be able to work in a fast-paced product development environment


The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $87,600$167,900 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance. 


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. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

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

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