Staff Test Engineer, ATE-RF

Date: May 21, 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: 72893 

Job Description

As a Staff Test Engineer, you will be responsible for developing ATE RF test solutions for highly integrated RF modules.   Design and development of test fixtures and programs to screen NPI and production parts.


  • Test plan development and HW/SW implementation from device specifications.
  • Test implementation will include package-level responsibilities during device development and mass production.
  • Once in mass production, the position requires manufacturing improvement efforts to achieve test time reduction, test quality improvements, yield enhancement, etc.
  • Developing test methodologies to improve accuracy and measurement capability.

Required Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in EE, CS, Physics, CE or closely related field with 8 years’ experience or MS degree and 6 years’ experience.
  • Experience in developing Semiconductor ATE solutions, including C++ programming, in an ATE.
  • Strong background in hardware and software development on ATE platforms.
  • Experience in performing bench level measurements, correlation, and de-bug.
  • Experience developing measurement techniques and capability from DC-6.0 GHz.
  • Familiarity with Windows and Unix/Linux environments. 
  • Excellent debug skills, communication, and teamwork.
  • Proficiency in MS-Office tools, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Desired Experience and Skills

  • Experience with PCB design and layout.


The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $110,600$210,600 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. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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