Test Engineer

Date: Nov 18, 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: 71765   


Job Description


Skyworks is a global team shaping the future of wireless communications. Our culture prizes collaboration, innovation, and a relentless commitment to excellence. We're dedicated to fostering an environment where diversity thrives, and every team member can reach their full potential.

We are currently seeking a Test/Characterization Engineer to join our dynamic team in Newbury Park. You will be responsible for the characterization and analysis of state-of-the-art RF and mixed-signal semiconductor devices. You will play a critical role in understanding and documenting device performance, ensuring that our products meet the necessary specifications and performance criteria.


Key Responsibilities


  • Develop and implement characterization test plans for new products, with a focus on 2G/3G/4G/5G cellular, WiFi, and Bluetooth technologies.
  • Design and utilize test setups to evaluate the performance of devices across various conditions, including temperature, voltage, and frequency.
  • Analyze test results, generate characterization reports, and provide feedback to design and process teams.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify potential areas of improvement and optimization in device performance.
  • Develop, maintain, and improve automated test scripts and platforms to ensure efficient and repeatable testing procedures.
  • Provide technical support to the product development team, assisting with debugging and root cause analysis.
  • Stay abreast of latest industry advancements and integrate cutting-edge testing methods and tools.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related field. A Master's degree is a plus.
  • BS + 2 years (or MS) of experience in RF and/or mixed-signal semiconductor characterization.
  • Proficiency with characterization equipment like signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, etc.
  • Familiarity with automated test software and scripting languages such as Python, C/C++, etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $74,800$135,400 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

Job Segment: Testing, Test Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Network, Telecom, Technology, Engineering