RF/EM Design Engineer

Date: Apr 4, 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: 64019 

Job Description

The successful candidate will possess a full understanding of electromagnetics and RF circuits, and be a driven, committed team player. Our EM/RF design team is responsible for designing and simulating all passive aspects of power amplifier module designs including output matching networks, integrated passive devices, high-directivity daisy-chain couplers, harmonic filters, duplexer matching, and high isolation layouts for SAW/FBAR duplexers.

Responsibilities include but not limited to the following:
•    Adapting best MCM design and full module Co-simulation practices
•    Designing semi-lumped RF matching networks in a compact environment
•    Designing Integrated Passive Devices
•    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 meeting
•    Performing lab testing and tuning and using various RF test equipment

 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 Used are:
1.    Ansoft HFSS
2.    Agilent ADS and Momentum
3.    Cadence Allegro and Virtuoso Layout
4.    Excel
5.    Microsoft Office/Outlook

 Hardware Tools Used are:
1.    Network Analyzers
2.    Spectrum Analyzers
3.    Signal Generators
4.    Digital Receivers
5.    Load-Pull/Tuners
6.    RF Probe Stations

Qualification and Education Requirements:
•    BSEE and 5 years work experience or MS and 3 years experiences or PhD
•    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 
•    requirements on such as sensitivity, intermodulation, de-sense, ACLR, EVM"
•    Experience in ADS, Virtuoso, and Allegro Preferred Skills   #LI-DB1



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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