Applications Principal Engineer

Date: Jun 7, 2022

Location: Newbury Park, 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: 67154 

Job Description/Responsibiity

Position Summary:

This position is for an application engineer in the Mobile Solutions Business (MSB) in Skyworks Newbury Park, CA. The successful candidate will possess an excellent understanding of fundamental RF and phone level design and troubleshooting experience, excellent leadership, be a driven & committed team player, and have excellent communication skills.

Our Application Engineers are responsible for helping customers to adopt our parts successfully on their projects and leading all communication between internal teams and customers.

As a Skyworks MBS employee you have the chance to have a uniquely large impact on the success of the company.

Detailed Description:

Work activities will include but not be limited to the following

  • Evaluation board/radio hardware design
  • Verification and evaluation of products in development for compliance to device and system level requirements
  • Phone level application design support for compliance to industry standards and customer production robustness
  • Writing of datasheet and application notes
  • Assist in troubleshooting and resolution of device production issues
  • Working with customers and internal teams to define device level requirements and perform system tradeoff analyses
  • Working with quality team to support failure analysis.
  • Frequent on-site supports are required to achieve successful design-wins.
  • TX/RX performance optimization and understanding the trade-offs of TX and RX.


Job Requirements :

  • BSEE or MSEE with at least 8+ years of which should include experience in phone level RF Systems engineering.
  • Must have experience in a customer-facing role. The candidate must have the necessary communications skills and experience to be able to interface effectively.
  • Highly desirable to have experience in wireless handset application of TX/RX in WCDMA/LTE/5G NR systems, RF PCB design, test and troubleshooting of RF circuits and phone board, and RF systems analysis. 
  • Must have a strong theoretical background in fundamental RF and systems design.


Leadership Requirements :

  • Strong initiative and self-starter attitude
  • Passion to win/contribute
  • Ability to work in and thrive in a team environment
  • Ability to handle fast face and pressure environment.


The circuit blocks involved in product definitions & customer support are:

  • LNA/Filters/Switches/Couplers/Power Amplifiers


Software Tools Used are:

  • Layout and Schematic Tools such as Mentor, Allegro and OrCAD.
  • Mircosoft Office/Outlook
  • ADS


Hardware Tools Used are:

  • Network Analyzers
  • Spectrum Analyzers
  • Signal Generators
  • Noise Figure Meter
  • Call Box(CMW500)



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: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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