mmWave/RF Engineering Technician

Date: Dec 22, 2021

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: 66503 

Job Description

The successful candidate will work closely with design engineers to develop cutting edge mmWave & RF modules used in mobile devices. Responsibilities include operating wafer probing stations, automated testers, running automated calibration routines, tuning MCM modules, performing basic manual RF tests, evaluating standard & complex RF devices, including but not limited to front-end modules, couplers, filters, duplexers, amplifiers, isolators, building fixtures, building RF test setups, building harnesses, mounting RF chips on evaluation boards. Technician will review test results with engineers, make modification of prototypes and retest until performance meets specifications. Technician will take an active role in the development of products by making tuning decisions, participating in meetings, and being a team player.

Job Requirements

• Knowledge and hands on experience with RF test equipment: multi-meter, Spectrum Analyzer, VNA, oscilloscope, signal generators, power meter, power supplies
• Knowledge of RF fundamentals: S-parameter, Smith chart, impedance matching, NF, P1dB, IP3
• Proficiency in Bench level/trouble shooting electronic equipment
• Ability to understand schematics and diagrams
• Familiarity with handling RF devices in an ESD environment
• Experience with MS-Office and Windows OS
• Excellent communication skills, ability to follow verbal and written instructions
• Excellent organizational skills

• Soldering skills, experienced in using soldering iron, hot plate
• Must have team-oriented attitude, accountability and ownership
• Assembly experience is a strong plus
• Preferably with some knowledge with C/C++ or similar

• Associate Degree preferred with 4 + years of related experience




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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