RF Validation Engineer

Date: Sep 15, 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: 68690 

Job Description

The RF Validation Engineer will be responsible for bench test, test  automation, performance validation, data collection and formatting for complex RF front end modules.  Will interface with design engineers, product engineers, and test engineers to validate device performance across various test conditions, debug, create compliance matrices and test reports, and present data.  Responsibilities also include preparing samples for customers, creating test specs, datasheets, trimming specs, characterization plans, and customer data packages.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITY: Designs, develops, modifies and evaluates electronic parts, components or integrated circuitry for electronic equipment and other hardware systems. Determines design approaches and parameters. Analyzes equipment to establish operating data, conducts experimental tests and evaluates results. Selects components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability. May also review vendor capability to support product development.

Job Requirements:
•BS and 5 years, MS and 3 yrs experience required; MSEE preferred
•GPIB based test automation
•Good understanding of RF parameters like Gain, NF, intermod, VSWR, S-parameters, load and source pull systems
•Experience and familiarity with cellular systems, bands, test, 2G/3G/4G/5G related specs
•Experience and familiarity with testing, evaluation and debugging RF, analog, and mixed signal IC designs in a lab environment.  Should be proficient in the use of network analyzer, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscope
•Experience setting up and running bench and automated test setups with signal generators, spectrum analyzers, noise figure meters, network analyzers, oscilloscopes, temperature chambers, tunable filters, and associated equipment
•Experience working with evaluation boards and automated test setups including board-level rework




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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