Principal QA Engineer

Date: Jan 11, 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: 67211 

Job Description

Product Quality Engineer

Location: Irvine, CA/ Newbury Park, CA

We are looking for a highly technical Quality Engineer to spearhead all aspects of Product Quality from product development through high volume production for our tier one customers. In this role, you will partner with Design, Packaging, Wafer Foundry, Assembly Factories, Test, Failure Analysis, Reliability, Supply Chain and Sales to ensure high-quality products are delivered to our customers prior to production launch and sustained during production. This is a very critical role within the company and will have high visibility. If you are looking to make a high impact with your work and wanting continuous technical and leadership growth, this is the right opportunity for you.

 Who you are:

  • You have a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • You have at least at least 10 years of Semiconductor experience in the areas of Product Engineering, RF Design & Test or Assembly/Test or Wafer Foundry, Failure analysis, Reliablity, Process Development,  Knowledge of TC SAW and BAW Filters design and manufacturing Process as plus.
  • You have a good understanding of end customer’s product validation and testing (PCB SMT and Phone level test).
  • You have strong leadership skills with a proven ability to drive complex issues to closure in a timely manner and clearly, communicate the result.
  • You can effectively interface with all levels of the organization including executive level as well as customers.
  • You are self-motivated and capable of successful multi-tasking in a high pressure, fast-paced environment, matrix environment. You demonstrate a sense of urgency in your actions.
  • You thrive in a team environment.

Your day to day responsibilities:

  • You will be driving high quality in product design and manufacturing using best practices such as Lessons Learned, Risk Assessment, Design of experiments DOE, Design for test (DFT), Design for Manufacturability (DFM), Design for Relilbility(DFR) etc.
  • Prior to product launch, you will work closely with key customer, product development team and manufacturing to surface potential issues early to ensure stable/high-quality devices during high volume manufacturing.
  • You will define quality programs with internal team to assure sucessfully rampup new product for tier1 customer in high volume and assure the product rampup will meet the customer specific quality targets on time.
  • During high volume production, you will quickly resolve customer issues via leading a cross-functional technical team to determine containment, root cause and corrective actions. You will be interacting with key customer to fully understand the customer’s complaint and provide regular status update to key internal and external stakeholders. 
  • You will drive the team to achieve DPPM goal, customer complaint RMA analysis cycle time targets and deliver high-quality 8D reports for cusotmer communications.
  • You will be occationally need to traveling to customer or manufacturing sites for proactive risk mitigation or crisis resolution.



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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