Staff RFIC Engineer

Date: Apr 3, 2024

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: 72493 


Staff RFIC Engineer

Skyworks Solutions is seeking an experienced RFIC designer for Diversified Analog Solutions business unit located in Ottawa, Canada. This candidate will be responsible for designing of variety of RFIC circuits, including PA, LNA, switches, DSA and VGAs for Automotive and IoT applications. The candidate will be involved with in all aspects of product realization and work with an extended cross-site team to validate and deliver high-performance RF products to high volume markets.


  • Design of RF blocks including PA, LNA, Switch, DSAs, VGAs
  • Work with a variety of technologies including SOI, SiGe and CMOS to implement innovative RF circuitry to support wireless product offerings.
  • Hand’s on design responsibility including overview of detailed IC layout, lab evaluation, and back-fitting of designs.
  • Presentation of detailed design reviews including all aspects of design: IC, Package, EM, & Thermal
  • Support customer related issues and responses as needed.
  • Communicate with employees at all levels in the organization and be able to demonstrate excellent problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking skills.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors or advanced degree with minimum 8+ years-experience in IC design or MSc with 6+ years-design experience
  • RF Design/simulation expertise with Keysight and Cadence tools
  • Strong knowledge of RF circuit architectures and design tradeoffs such as PA’s, LNA’s, and Switches
  • Experience with device bias design techniques and fundamentals of analog circuit design
  • Working knowledge of IC layout techniques/considerations in a Cadence Virtuoso environment
  • Demonstrated expertise with at least one major EM tool for full IC + Module level simulation
  • Knowledge of ESD protection techniques
  • Ability to generate clear technical presentations and data summaries



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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