Principal Software Designer/Architect

Date: Jun 14, 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: 67381 



Are you an avid problem solver? Can you work independently as well as collaborate with a team? Are you looking for a challenging, fun, fast-paced environment to exercise and hone your skills? If so, you might be a great fit for Skyworks! In this position, you will work with business analysts and stakeholders to analyze business/enterprise requirements, guide strategic cloud design and architectural decisions, draft design documents, and oversee code development (and in some cases write code) to create new and migrate existing applications.



  • Support the team in problem analysis and solution design, advising on appropriate Azure service selection. 
  • Support and contribute to the modernization strategies for migration of existing applications to the cloud. 
  • Draft design/architecture artifacts to document the implementation details of business requirements and to provide software requirements to other developers. 
  • Work with the business analyst / project manager to allocate requirements to Agile sprints so that the team might accomplish work in phases. 
  • Provide guidance to less-experienced software engineers and/or contract software engineers. 
  • As needed, perform code reviews, exercise regression testing, and conduct user-acceptance testing. 
  • Provide expertise to multiple projects and tasks. 
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technology. 

Required Qualifications


6+ years relevant experience with BS in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience 


Technical Skills


Successful candidates will possess these technical skills: 


  • Experience developing applications to run in cloud services such as Azure; containerized environments (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes), PaaS/SaaS   
  • Hands-on, practical experience working with the Microsoft technology stack, including C#, MVC, .NET Core, SQL Server, IIS, Visual Studio, Azure DevOps, Git 
  • Experience designing, developing RESTful web services 
  • Solid working knowledge of web development tools as used in MVC web development (e.g., Bootstrap, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax) 
  • Solid understanding of SQL programming with the ability to implement CRUD data access layers in C# code and in stored procedures 
  • Knowledge of software engineering principles and methods including Agile/Scrum   
  • Experience with DevOps and Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) methods 

Additional Skills


These additional skills are considered a “plus”: 


  • Knowledge of the M365 Suite (e.g., Power Automate, Power Apps, Azure Logic Apps, SharePoint Online) 
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor industry
  • Skill with other databases/programming languages (Oracle, Java, PHP, R, Python) 


The ideal candidate will have these attributes: 


  • Strong, confident communication skills (verbal, written, presentation/public speaking) 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Good time management and organizational skills 
  • Can be the “lead developer” of a small team 
  • Can adapt/contribute to an existing programming framework 
  • Can work on challenging issues independently or in a team
  • Can adapt quickly to new technologies/environments 
  • Can work effectively with international/multicultural teams and with all levels of management 




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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