Failure Analysis Technician

Date: Apr 20, 2021

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: 63188 


Failure Analysis Technician

Second Shift: M-F 4:30-1:00 AM

Location: Newbury Park, CA

Base Pay + 8% Shift Premium


Skyworks is a major player in the world of wireless, we build and shape the future of wireless connectivity. As the market for wireless technology grows, so does the demand for Skyworks products!


We are looking for Engineering Technicians who enjoys problem solving with practical and hands on approach. The ideal candidate will be a quick learner with experience in failure/root-cause analysis on IC circuits.The primary responsibility of the Failure Analysis Technician is to support Semiconductor failure analysis engineering activities, which include the following:

  • D Visual Inspection
  • X-ray
  • C-SAM
  • IV curve trace
  • Soldering/de-soldering of electronic assemblies
  • De-capsulation (mechanical, manual, and laser)
  • Mechanical cross section and parallel lapping/polishing
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Manual dexterity, attention to detail, organization, and patience while often working with small ICs and detail-oriented tasks
  • Must possess excellent skills in problem solving, team work, and demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications.
  • Capable of taking direction from multiple individuals and accomplishing tasks successfully
  • Must be proficient in MS Office applications
  • Associates in Engineering or Science discipline (Physics preferred)
  • Understanding of semiconductor process highly desired.
  • Previous experience working in a semiconductor failure analysis lab preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in electrical component testing




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.

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