Electrical Engineer 2

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: San Jose, 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: 69748 

Job Description

Responsibilities include running comprehensive characterization testing, RF products testing, provide test data summaries and driving production readiness of high-performance FEM products. Products include PAs, PAMs, RF switches, RF duplexers typically  used in the fast-paced and high volume cellular market. The candidate will play a critical role in products realization, he/she   will be working closely with Design, Validation and Test Development teams, conducting datasheet related testing, data preparation and presentation in the final stages of product development.  

In this role, the candidate will decipher and convert the customer's specification into a workable test solution. The candidate will participate in creating automated and manual test plans,  perform hands-on device measurements, product characterization and optimization, bench and automation troubleshooting, bench- to- bench correlation.  Candidate will then analyze, summarize and present data reviews which will serve as a basis for products final datasheet.

Typical RF measurements include but not limited to the following:
•    GSM/EDGE/WCDMA/TD-SCDMA/TD-LTE/FDD-LTE cellular PA characterizations
•    RF Switches characterization: Linearity, Harmonics and  loadpull
•    RF Duplexers Evaluation
•    Digital Predistortion 
•    PvT, switching transient, multi-slots
•    Load pull and source pull
•    Stability 
•    Noise 
•    S-parameters 
•    Small signal gain and conversion gain
•    Sensitivity analysis and DoE
•    MIPI interface programming and validation
•    Validation of analog controller
•    ESD and ruggedness
•    PA with Envelope Tracking is a plus 
Job Requirements  
•    BSEE or MSEE with experience measuring, optimizing RF IC’s
•    A strong understanding of RF fundamentals, PA fundamentals, 2G/2.5G/3G/4G system, industry standard test methods, test equipment operation, capabilities, limitations, trouble-shooting, and automation is critical for success.
•    Strong expertise in using RF instruments including signal generators, PSA, VNA, oscilloscope, power meters and load pull tuners. Experience in test routine software development using C++/C, Labview or similar scripting language is highly desired. 
•    Strong attention to detail, meticulous documentation standards, strong written and verbal communication skills, and ability to work within a diverse team-structured environment is mandatory.
•    Strong expertise in using RF instruments including signal generators, Spectrum analyzers,  VNA, oscilloscope, power meters and load pull tuners. 
•    Experience in test routine software development using C++/C, Labview or similar scripting language is a strongly plus.





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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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