Principal Software Engineer - Factory Automation

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Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Newbury Park, CA, US

Company: Skyworks

Principal Programmer / Analyst 2, Newbury Park, California


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: 48585 

Principal Software Engineer - Factory Automation

Location: Newbury Park, CA or Irvine CA.

Relocation assistance provided


Skyworks is looking for experienced Software Programmer who will design and develop software applications to automate semiconductor fab operations.


In this role you will:

  • Undertake responsibility for Automation applications and/or infrastructure including development of software applications and software systems
  • Provide on-call coverage for the factory
  • Provide testing and configuration assistance with all Automation hardware and software upgrades associated with high volume factory ramp
  • Spearhead research and development of next-generation automation systems in the areas of manufacturing systems, experiment management, process control, database applications, data analysis, equipment controller development, distributed system architecture, and automated material handling systems
  • Responsible for full software lifecycle - vision and requirements analysis, architecture definition, project planning, software design and development, testing, implementation, support and continuous improvement.


Educational Qualification:

  • Bachelor, Masters, and PhD candidates for Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, and Computer Science majors.


Key Qualifications:

  • Proven Java programming skills with deep knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • At least 2 years of factory automation & web development experience
  • Proficiency in Oracle, PL/SQL, JSP, JDBC, database design, Unix Shell scripts,TSQL, Java Fx, Visual Basic,
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication, time management and multitasking skills
  • Upbeat, adaptable, and results oriented with a positive attitude


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Semiconductor industry and knowledge of SEMI equipment standards and equipment interface protocols (RS232, HSMS, SECS/GEM).
  • Skills on Promis, StationWorks, Bea MessageQ, Tibco will be a plus.






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

Nearest Major Market: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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