Principal BAW Filter Designer

Date: Jan 30, 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: 62897 

Job Description:  The candidate will be responsible for the design and development of BAW filters for cutting edge WiFi applications.  The candidate will work with a group of domestic and international filter designers performing modeling, filter design, and device characterization.  The candidate will collaborate with a team of system and application engineers to define component and system specifications, and work with design engineers to develop WiFi modules to meet the specifications using EM simulation tools and evaluate their performance. The candidate will interface with the above teams reporting their design progress which would include collecting, tracking and resolving any performance issues. Periodic online meetings with our international team is required.


The candidate must be experienced in BAW filter design.  They must understand the basic device physics, have the ability to develop and use advanced modeling techniques to design filters, understand design trade-offs and be able to translate between the model, simulation, physical implementation, and the measured performance of a device.  This job requires strong skill in EM modeling and RF simulation tools (HFSS, Cadence, ADS, AWR, etc.), RF device characterization techniques and associated test equipment.  This person must have good communication skills, be organize, be able to break down complex problems, set priorities, report progress and execute to a schedule.


  • MSEE or PhD in electrical/electronics engineering with 5+ years of industrial and/or product design experience with BAW Filters and related
  • Strong knowledge in BAW design and strong background in BAW device physics
  • Strong experience with design simulation tools such as Cadence, ADS, EM simulations tools (HFSS, Sonnet, Momentum, EMX, AWR, Ansys).
  • Strong RF measurement and characterization experience
  • Experience in RFIC design, SAW Filter design, or RF module and front-end design is a plus
  • Knowledge in WiFi and mobile communication system
  • Knowledge of RF test parameters and test equipment; oscilloscope, VNA, spectrum analyzer, RF sources, hands-on experience in RF testing
  • Background in package designing and simulation for RF product
  • Must possess good communication and presentation skills and the desire to be part of a dynamic team.




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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Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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