Electrical Principal Engineer

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

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: 65562 

Principal Electric Engineer


Skyworks is seeking an experienced RFIC Design Engineer to support new RFIC designs and product developments for RF Infrastructure, Wi-Fi and IoT applications. The design engineer will be responsible for designing low to high power RF front-end RFIC circuits (including PAs, LNAs, RF switches, RF VGAs, RF DSAs, RF couplers, RF filters, passive components, control interfaces, etc.) and their module integration for wireless applications in Silicon/SOI process. The design engineer will work as part of a fast-paced product development team from concept to production. Product development experience required. Knowledge in wireless systems and packaging for RF products is a plus.



  • MSEE or PhD with 10+ years of industrial and/or product design experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills (written and verbal) and the ability to work effectively with other members of the product development team.
  • Deep understanding of RF and microwave theories and concepts, such as S-parameters, transmission lines, couplers, dividers and …
  • You should have deep understanding of all or many of the following:
    • Experience in design, analysis and implementation of mm-wave high efficiency, wideband linear PAs and LNAs.
    • Experience in design, analysis and implementation of RF / mm-wave switches.
    • Experience in design, analysis and implementation of frequency converters, oscillators and  
    • Deep understanding of semiconductor technologies for RF / mm-wave applications, including SOI, SiGe BiCMOS, CMOS and etc.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of RF and wireless front-end components, systems and various transceiver architectures.
  • Knowledge of RF sub-component and system design parameters and their evaluation using oscilloscope, VNA, spectrum analyzer, RF sources, hands-on experience in RF testing.
  • Background in package designing and simulation for RF product.
  • Strong experience with design simulation tools such as Cadence, ADS, and EM simulations tools (HFSS, Sonnet, Momentum, EMX, Ansys).





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.

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