RF Module Design Engineer

Date: Apr 16, 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: 64343 

Job Description

You will be part of a multi-discipline team developing front-end modules for high volume productions. You will have opportunities to participate in all phases of product development, including product definition, system architecture, transistor-level circuit design, MCM design, filter/switch integration, layout supervision, lab debug and production support. You will face challenging performance parameters in the design of front-end modules and work with various teams to launch products to the fast paced and competitive wireless handset market.

Our culture is designed to promote fast decision making, uninhibited sharing of best practices, and a sense of individual ownership, so we can create unparalleled products and respond quickly to customer needs. These values lead to business agility and customer centricity - essential ingredients for success.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and 5 years industry experience or Master’s degree and 3+ years or PhD
  • Relevant experience in PA, RF switches design or multi-chip module (MCM) design including filter and matching networks to support fully integrated front-end module designs.
  • Good understanding of various power amplifier topologies, linearity and efficiency enhancement techniques, active biasing and broadband techniques is essential.
  • Solid understanding of RF concepts such as impedance matching, impedance transformation, passive RLC and resonant circuits, noise, linearity, bandwidth and stability.
  • Hands on experience in MCM design. Strong integrated circuit simulation skills utilizing Agilent ADS/Cadence with EM tools such as Momentum or HFSS.
  • Experience and familiarity with testing, evaluation and debugging RF, analog IC and MCM designs in a lab environment.
  • Hands-on experience with Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Loadpull, Signal Generator, Probing Station, etc.
  • Experience using C/C++, Matlab, etc.
  • A self-starter and team player with strong desire to learn on the job.
  • Self-driven with a high level of engineering organization and integrity that is willing to take a project from concept to high volume production.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.  #LI-DB1

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • Master’s degree of Engineering and 5+ industry experience.
  • Good understanding of RF systems and familiarity with cellular standards.
  • Experience and familiarity with wireless transceiver architectures, system requirements, standards, receiver and transmitter chains.
  • Direct design experience with power amplifiers, RF switches and LNAs.
  • Solid understanding of device and process technologies. Knowledge of both silicon and GaAs technologies.
  • Knowledge of filter design in BAW/SAW technologies.
  • Strong leadership and able to mentor junior engineers and technicians.
  • Good communications skills and able to present results to executive teams.



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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