RFIC Design Engineer

Date: May 18, 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: 72639 


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.


As a Sr. Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for the design and development of Si/SOI RFIC Integrated Circuits for mobile handset applications. You will be part of a talented analog/RFIC design team and be assigned to multi-chip module projects with typically 5 and more design engineers.

•    Design and tape out RF switch ICs from transistor/device to top levels using Cadence and other tools
•    Circuit architecture, planning, design, simulation, verification, and production ramp support of highly integrated, high-volume ICs for high-growth, fast-paced, and competitive wireless handset market
•    Work closely with module and multi-discipline teams to create the detailed specification, report design progress, and to collect, track, and resolve any performance and circuit design issues


Required Experience and Skills:
•    BS degree in Electrical Engineering with 5 years of related work experience (or MS + 3, PhD + 0).
•    Experience using Cadence analog IC design tools and hands-on experience with lab measurements and characterization equipment.
•    Experience in RFIC design at the chip level and possess a good understanding of basic analog circuits and RF devices.
•    Experience in simulation tools, IC test characterization techniques and equipment.
•    Good understanding of device matching, layout techniques, ESD and latch up.
•    Knowledge of device physics, the ability to develop and use advanced linear and nonlinear models or simulation techniques, and be able to translate between model, simulation, physical implementation, and measured performance of a device.
•    Must have good understanding of RF and microwave engineering.
•    Good communication skills, be able to break down complex problems, set priorities, report progress, execute to a schedule, and good teamwork.




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 accommodations@skyworksinc.com.

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