Applications Staff Engineer

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Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications. We possess broad technology capabilities and one of the most complete product portfolios in the industry. Our customers are global industry leaders who are driving innovative platforms that are changing the way we all live, work and play. Our global team collaborates daily to create the semiconductors the world relies on. If you're looking for a challenging and exciting career in a fast-paced environment, Skyworks offers a variety of roles in an environment that promotes prompt decision making, uninhibited sharing of best practices and individual ownership. Here, you'll find minimal layers of management, open communication and mutual trust and respect.

Requisition ID: 48686 

This position is for an Applications Engineer in the Mobile Solutions in Skyworks San Jose, CA
The successful candidate will possess an excellent understanding of fundamental RF and phone level design and troubleshooting experience, excellent leadership, be a driven & committed team player, and have excellent communication skills.

Our Applications Engineers are responsible for helping customers to adopt our parts successfully on their projects and leading all communication between internal teams and customers. #LI-DB1
As a Skyworks AMS employee you have the chance to have a uniquely large impact on the success of the company.

Detailed Description:
Work activities will include but not be limited to the following:
- Phone level application design support for compliance to industry standards and customer production robustness
- Working with customers and internal teams to define device level requirements and perform system tradeoff analyses
- RF performance optimization on the phone and understanding the trade-offs of TX and RX.
- Assist in troubleshooting and resolution of device production issues
- Evaluation board/radio hardware design
- Verification and evaluation of products in development for compliance to device and system level requirements
- Writing of datasheet and application notes
- Frequent on-site support is required to achieve successful design-wins.

The circuit blocks involved in product definitions & customer support are:
- PA/LNA/Filters/Switches/Couplers

Software Tools Used are:
- Layout and Schematic Tools such as Mentor, Allegro and OrCAD.
- Mircosoft Office/Outlook

Hardware Tools Used are:
- Network Analyzers
- Spectrum Analyzers
- Signal Generators
- Call Box(CMW500)

BSEE or MSEE with 6 to 8+ years of experience in RF Systems.
Excellent communications and leadership skills, a passion to win/contribute, ability to work in and thrive in a team environment.
Highly desirable to have experience in wireless handset application of TX/RX in WCDMA/LTE systems, RF PCB design, test and troubleshooting of RF circuits and phone board, and RF systems analysis.  Strong theoretical background in fundamental RF and systems design.


The Advanced Mobile Solutions (AMS) team at Skyworks develops industry-leading, highly integrated solutions for next generation mobile platforms supporting the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers.  Our design engineers have diverse expertise and utilize a broad range of technologies (SOI, silicon CMOS, GaAs, IPD, TC-SAW and pHEMT) to create differentiated transmit and receive products including high performance LNAs, couplers, power amplifiers, antenna switch modules, digital/analog controllers, passive matching and acoustic filtering for leading edge 3GPP standards. Skyworks’ AMS team is an ideal place for motivated engineers who enjoy collaboration in a fast-paced environment and designing industry breakthrough solutions for mobile and 5G applications






Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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