SAW/BAW Technology Development Engineer

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Date: Mar 9, 2019

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: 49443 

SAW/BAW Technology Development Engineer


Position Summary

Skyworks Solutions seeks a SAW/BAW Technology Development Engineer. This position will be as a contributor to Skyworks’ SAW/BAW technology and engineering development in the US. The development engineer will be focused on US development activities, as well as PDK, model and EDA support. He/she will also be interface between the US and Asian development teams. He/she will collaborate closely with the US design teams. He/she may serve as an interface to Design Engineering, Product Engineering / Test Engineering (PETE) and Quality for all SAW/BAW products. This individual will introduce next generation SAW/BAW technology into full production operations through successful program management, collaboration, and engineering.


Location:  Irvine, CA.


Key Responsibilities:


  • US based development of next generation SAW/BAW technology.
  • FEM simulation of 2D and 3D SAW/BAW devices.
  • Support PDK, model and ADS based simulation.
  • Facilitate engagement between US and Asian based development teams.
  • Serve as a contact between SAW/BAW development and US teams in Quality, PETE and design engineering.
  • Collaborate across product lines and supporting business functions to prioritize SAW/BAW Filter advanced technology roadmap goals.


Desired Outcomes:

  • Accelerate SAW/BAW roadmap for next generation size, performance and cost.
  • Contribute to design infrastructure for SAW/BAW integration into complex modules.
  • Contribute to a seamless interface between SAW/BAW development teams in US and Asia.


Candidate Profile

The SAW/BAW Technology Development Engineer will be a pragmatic and strategic minded with experience in bringing a technology to market in a high volume production environment and will have deep SAW/BAW engineering expertise. The candidate will have the ability to function effectively in a multi-cultural, multi-geographic environment. They must also be able to collaborate with business unit leaders and other executives in order to ensure design-in manufacturing cost-control drivers are set for production. The candidate would ideally have worked as a SAW/BAW engineer and is able to travel between Asia and the US in order to collaborate across different design and development engineering sites and facilitate delivering high quality products to market. 



  • Has a minimum of 3+ years in SAW/BAW design, development and/or engineering.
  • Strong knowledge of FEM simulation of LSAW, TC-SAW, and multilayered high-Q SAW resonators.
  • Deep understanding of the physics related to an acoustic resonator’s quality factor and piezoelectric coupling coefficient.
  • Experience in the design, development and manufacturing of SAW/BAW Filters.
  • Experience with metrology tools such as SEM, HRTEM, and XRD is desired.
  • A proven track record of aggressively driving products and new technology to market in a high volume production environment.
  • Experience working with both business units, executives, and manufacturing engineering teams to achieve production roadmap goals for SAW/BAW Filters.
  • Experience driving process improvement and qualification tests in a manufacturing environment.
  • A proven member of an engineering team, with experience functioning effectively in a multi-cultural, multi-geographic engineering environment.
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Physics, or Chemistry is required. PhD degree preferred.






Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

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