Sr. Electrical Engineer

Date: May 19, 2024

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. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.


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 creative thinking. We value 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 are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 72664 


This sunny and family friendly southern California design center, located in Newbury Park, has been attracting top professionals to join Skyworks elite team.  Not only you will learn and accumulate advanced technical skills, but we also provide various career growth opportunities to fit your personal career goals.  As a Principal Electrical Engineer, you will develop the most sophisticated RF front end module through Skyworks technical networks with collaborations with expert teams among all Skyworks design centers across the US and Japan.  Overtime this position has potential to advance from individual contributor to key leader who will own and execute critical portion of our product developments.  This is a very exciting opportunity for someone who has ambition to build up professional growth and be part of Skyworks success.  The qualified candidate needs to be a self-driven, committed team player and possess a full understanding of electromagnetics and RF circuits with details shown below.


•    Adapt the best MCM design and full module Co-simulation practices.
•    Design semi-lumped RF matching networks in a compact environment.
•    Design Integrated Passive devices and RF multiplexers.
•    Designing BAW filters and stacks.
•    Perform lab testing, tuning, data review/analysis and use various RF test equipment.
•    Work with the Product Engineering team to review automatic test equipment reports and limits.
•    Provide detailed reports/slides for customer support and executive reviews.
•    Designing high-isolation laminate layouts to meet high density component module and able to meet stringent requirements such as de-sense and harmonics.
•    Participating and conducting design review meetings.
•    The circuit blocks involved in a typical product development may include:
1. Power Amplifiers
2. Integrated Passive Devices
3. SAW/BAW Duplexers & High-Q RF Filters
4. Switches
5. Low Noise Amplifiers
6. Matching circuits
7. High-directivity couplers
•    Software tools include:
1. Ansoft HFSS
2. Agilent ADS and Momentum
3. Cadence Allegro and Virtuoso Layout
•    Hardware tools include:
1. Network Analyzers
2. Spectrum Analyzers
3. Signal Generators
4. Digital Receivers
5. Load-Pull/Tuners
6. RF Probe Stations


Required Expereince and Skills

•    Bachelors in Electrical Engineering and 12 years’ experience;
•    Masters and 8 years’ experience; or
•    PhD and 75 years’ experience. 
•    Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook
•    Experiences of EM tools such as HFSS, or Momentum.
•    Lab experiences of network analyzer, signal generator, spectrum analyzer and probe station.
•    Knowledge of HBT, FET, CMOS devices.
•    Knowledge of RF switch design, or power amplifier design, or PA classes, PAE, PA performance.
•    Knowledge of communication standards, such as LTE-A, WiFi, and the associated standards.
•    Knowledge sensitivity, intermodulation, de-sense, ACLR, EVM requirements.


Desired Experience and Skills:
•    Experience in ADS, Virtuoso, and Allegro.




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $87,600$167,900 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance. 


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. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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