Senior Electrical Engineer -EM/MCM Design

Date: Mar 13, 2023

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: 70504 

Job Description

Our sunny and family friendly southern California design center located in Newbury Park has been attracting top professionals to join Skyworks elite team.  Not only will you learn and accumulate advanced technical skills, but we also provide various career growth opportunities to fit your personal career goals.  This role will involve developing the most sophisticated RF front end modules through Skyworks technical networks collaborating with expert teams throughout all Skyworks design centers across the U.S. and Japan.  You will have potential to advance from individual contributor to key leader who will own and execute critical portions of our product development.  This is a very exciting opportunity for someone who has the ambition for professional growth and wants to be a part of Skyworks success.  We desire a self-driven, committed team player that possesses a full understanding of electromagnetics and RF circuits.

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

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

Qualifications 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




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $85,900$164,600 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.

Nearest Major Market: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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