RF/EM Design Engineer

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Date: Jun 16, 2019

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: 50082 

The successful candidate will possess a strong understanding of electromagnetic and RF, and be a driven, committed team player.

 Our EM/RF designers are responsible for designing and simulating all passive aspects of power amplifier module designs including low-loss output matching networks, high-directivity couplers, harmonic filters, multiplexers and high isolation layouts for SAW/FBAR duplexers.

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

 Detailed Description:
 Our RF/EM Design Engineers will improve design of passive RF circuit designs in a fast-paced team environment. There is a heavy emphasis to work closely with PA/SOI/Filter design engineers to produce optimal co-design results.

The responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Designing semi-lumped RF matching networks in a PCB environment
  • Designing high-isolation laminate layouts to support high-rejection SAW and BAW filters
  • Co-designing and simulating power amplifier, switch and LNA designs
  • Participating and conducting design reviews
  • Generating circuit specifications
  • Performing lab testing using RF test equipment

 The circuit blocks involved in a typical product development include:

  • Power Amplifiers
  • SAW/BAW Duplexers & High-Q RF Filters
  • Switches
  • LNA
  • Power Detectors
  • High-directivity couplers
  • Multiplexers

 Software Tools Used are:

  • Ansoft HFSS,
  • Agilent ADS and Momentum
  • Matlab
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Office/Outlook

 Hardware Tools Used are:

  • Network Analyzers
  • Spectrum Analyzers
  • Signal Generators
  • Digital Receivers
  • Load-Pull/Tuners
  • RF Probe Stations

 Job Requirements:
BS and 5 years work experience, or MS and 3 years work experience, or PhD and 0 years

  • MSEE or PhD with emphasis in RF and EM background, or equivalent
  • Innovative problem solver
  • A passion to win/contribute
  • Ability to work in, and thrive in, a team environment
  • Lab experience using network analyzer
  • RF/EM design experience
  • Power amplifier knowledge is a plus


The Mobile Solutions (MSB) team at Skyworks develops industry-leading, highly integrated solutions for next generation mobile platforms supporting the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers.  Our design engineers have diverse expertise and utilize a broad range of technologies (SOI, silicon CMOS, GaAs, IPD, TC-SAW and pHEMT) to create differentiated transmit and receive products including high performance LNAs, couplers, power amplifiers, antenna switch modules, digital/analog controllers, passive matching and acoustic filtering for leading edge 3GPP standards. Skyworks MSB team is an ideal place for motivated engineers who enjoy collaboration in a fast-paced environment and designing industry breakthrough solutions for mobile and 5G applications. #LI-DB1








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