RF Validation Engineer

Date: Jun 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: 68835 

Job Description

Job Summary:

San Jose design center is leading R&D and product development capabilities within Skyworks and is seeking dedicated and experienced Validation Engineering talents with strong technical and interpersonal skills to be part of a dynamic engineering community, leading product evaluation during rapid product development cycle. You will have an active engagement with the Design, Systems, Product, and Test Development and Applications teams. Our Validation Engineering team plays a key role in ensuring the outstanding performance and quality of our cutting-edge RF Front-end (RFFE) products. You will own and lead the overall RF performance evaluation and trouble-shooting activities of our high-performance RFFE modules in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. We are located in the heart of San Jose which is the technical capital of the Silicon Valley where all the most cutting-edge inventions and next-generation product development are taking place, shaping the U.S., the global economy and the world.  

Job Description:
    Create full-coverage test plans for an on-going product. Test items include but not limited to: Linearity (IMD, P1dB, ACLR; EVM, SEM, etc.); Harmonics; Load/Source-pull; Noise; Stability; Ruggedness; S-parameter.
    Collaborate with team members and execute DVT tests over process, voltage and temperature. Analyze test result and feedback to design team in timely manner to drive design improvement. 
    Drive full regression test activities for each engineering sample milestone. 
    Trouble-shoot test hardware and software issues. 
    Responsible for delivering and verifying product final characterization test plan. 
    Interfacing design team and product team to define ATE test items, driving DVT to ATE correlation. Work cross-functionally from the initial phase of the product development to final production. 
    Decipher and convert the customer specifications into a workable test solution.
    Mentor and coach junior engineers and interns. 

Key Qualifications:
    Solid RF fundamental knowledge (in particular: PA; LNA; Duplexer; RF switches). Familiarity with 5G/4G/3G/2G cellular standards.
    Proficiency in RF measurement and equipment (Network Analyzer, Spectrum Analyzer, Digitizer, Signal Generator, Tuner, Power Meter, Oscilloscope, etc.)
    Excellent troubleshooting skills. Collaborative problem solver. 
    Programming skills (C/C++/Matlab/Python or equivalent) is highly desired. 
    Capability to operate in a fast-paced and multi-disciplinary environment, and adhere to project schedules.

•    BSEE + 8 years experience
•    MSEE + 6 years experience






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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