Principal Layout Designer

Date: Jun 12, 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: 67656 

Job Description

Location: Irvine, CA

As a Layout Engineer, you'll work closely with design engineers in the layout and verification of RF, analog and mixed signal integrated circuits for wireless consumer electronic products. In this position, you will be working with domestic and international design engineering and layout teams, in multiple design centers, across multiple time zones.  

Come join our team in Irvine, a uniquely collaborative, multi-discipline engineering community who support each other working across our domestic design centers creating cutting edge products for global markets.
You will be paired with a mentor to help support you as an integral part of a team responsible for designing custom parts.

 Job Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the layout of integrated circuits including the ability to place and route active and passive devices.  Previous experience in the layout of LNAs preferred.
  • Able to plan the placement of major circuit components in an overall physical design.
  • Top level integration experience is also a plus.
  • Previous experience in the preparation of layout data for release to foundry preferred
  • Possess understanding of semiconductor processes like CMOS and SOI processes and how the physical layout can affect circuit performance of circuits like power amplifiers and switches.
  • Proven ability to perform layout vs. schematic (LVS) and design rule checks using the Calibre verification tool and read electrical schematics and netlists.
  • Proven experience and competent in using the following tools: Cadence and Calibre.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.





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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