MCM Design Engineer

Date: Nov 19, 2023

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: 71384 

Job Description

In this impactful role, you will be involved in the development of front-end modules for the fast-paced and highly competitive cellular handset market.

- As a Multi-Chip Module Design Engineer, you will be responsible for developing next-generation, highly integrated RF Front-End Modules for mobile applications. 

- You will work with marketing and the system engineering team to translate customer specifications into design requirements at the multi-chip module (MCM) level. 

- You will be responsible for designing multi-chip modules by collaborating with other RFIC design engineers to achieve the best overall performance.

- You will be responsible for supporting prototype development activities including evaluation, troubleshooting, and optimization to support timely customer samples.




- Minimum of 2 years of experience in Electromagnetics (EM)

- Strong understanding of RF/Microwave fundamentals and Electromagnetic theory

- Solid understanding of module building blocks, including power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, RF switches and couplers, filters, and multi-chip module

- Ability to create 3D circuit model using EM tools and run simulations on passive RF structures and translate between the model, simulation, physical implementation, and measured performance

- Good communication skills and logical reasoning skills, capable of breaking down complex programs, setting priorities, report progress, and execute to schedule

- Ability to collect test data and debug circuit issues using standard lab instruments


Preferred Skills
(a) Good understanding of RF systems and familiarity with cellular standards and RFFE module requirements.
(b) Familiarity with electromagnetic (EM) simulation CAD tools, as well as hands-on experience with both time and frequency domain circuit simulators, such as ADS (Momentum, FEM), Cadence (EMX, Spectre), or HFSS.
(c) Experience and familiarity with RF test equipment, including network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, DC power supplies, and RF probes.  Knowledge of network analyzer calibration and reference plane de-embedding.




The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $110,600$210,600 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S. Benefits include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance.


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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