Electrical Principal Engineer - RF SAW/BAW Filter Design

Date: Sep 17, 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: 66354 

Job Summary

RF SAW/BAW Principal Filter Design Engineer


Would you like to become part of team developing 4G/5G products that deliver connectivity to the people who either do not have access to internet or have inconsistent connectivity? Come join the team working on projects that are driving more integration, lower cost, higher efficiency, longer battery modules with advanced acoustic (Surface Acoustic Wave and Bulk Acoustic Wave) technologies.

Job Description

You will be responsible for the design and development of BAW/SAW filters for high-end smartphone applications.  You will work with a group of domestic and international filter designers performing modeling, filter design, and device characterization.  You will present design reviews which are expected to demonstrate compliance to the specifications using simulation and measured results.  Detailed performance requirements for the filter design will be created by the system, module, and component engineering groups along with input from the filter designer.  You will interface with the above teams reporting their design progress which would include collecting, tracking, and resolving any performance issues. If you do not have prior SAW/BAW filter design experience, we will provide training to candidates with strong adjacent experience.

Job Requirements

You should possess a broad understanding of RF analog component performance characterization via Smith Chart, tuning via passives, etc). 

You must understand basic device physics and have the ability to use advanced modeling techniques to design filters. 

This job requires strong skills in EM modeling and RF simulation tools (HFSS, Cadence, ADS, AWR, etc.). 

Strong communication skills, able to break down complex problems, set priorities, report progress, and execute to a schedule.

BSEE and 11 years related experience, or MSEE and 8 years experience or Ph.D. and 6 years experience with a focus on RF, SAW, BAW, or PiezoMEMS discipline. 

Experience in RFIC design, SAW/BAW Filter Design, or RF module and front-end system design is a plus.



Join us and help shape the future of wireless technology!




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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