Co-Op 3 - Engineering

Date: Oct 6, 2021

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: 66003 

Job Description

This co-op is for Winter/Spring (begining of January - end of June) - start/end dates flexible to academic schedule. 

The successful candidate will possess a reasonable understanding of electromagnetic and RF and be a driven, committed team player. Our Module/EM design team is responsible for designing and simulating all passive aspects of front-end module designs including output matching networks, integrated passive devices, high-directivity daisy-chain couplers, harmonic filters, and high isolation layouts for SAW/BAW duplexers. They will be part of a team that delivers products for real world devices and those that drive technology advancements in wireless connectivity. They will also get a chance to work in teams which are customer focused and understand how to manage trade-offs to meet requirements and deliverables.

Our Module/EM Design Co-Op will improve design of passive RF circuit designs in a fast-paced team environment. It is required to work closely with PA/SOI/ SAW/BAW engineers to produce optimal co-simulation results. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

o Adapting to best MCM design and Co-simulation methodologies
o Designing semi-lumped RF matching networks on chip or on module
o Designing Integrated Passive Devices (IPD)
o Designing high-isolation laminate layouts to support high-rejection acoustic filters
o Participating and conducting design reviews
o Performing lab testing using RF test equipment The circuit blocks involved in a typical product development may include:
o Power Amplifiers
o Integrated Passive Devices
o SAW/BAW Duplexers & High-Q RF Filters
o Switches
o Power Detectors
o Matching circuits
o High-directivity couplers

Software Tools Used are:

o Ansys HFSS
o Agilent ADS and Momentum

Education requirements:

•Must be enrolled in BS senior year, MSEE, or PhD program at university.
•Must have a career interest in becoming an Engineer in RF/microwave area
•Coursework in the following areas: Circuits and Electronics, Semiconductor Devices, Analog/Mixed Signal, RF/Microwave Circuits and Systems (preferred), Electromagnetics (preferred)

Job Responsibilities




    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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