Electrical Senior Engineer

Date: May 10, 2021

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: 64053 


Job Responsibilities

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 the marketing and 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 also be responsible for supporting prototype development activities including evaluation, troubleshooting, and optimization to support timely customer samples.
Job Requirements:
•    BSEE with relevant courses required, MSEE or Ph.D. preferred.
•    Knowledge in wireless communication standards, modulation/demodulation, Digital signal processing such as Fourier transformation, information theory 
•    Understanding RF/microwave fundamentals and Electromagnetic theory.
•    Understanding and experiences in module building blocks, including Power Amplifiers, Low Noise Amplifiers, RF Switches and Couplers, Filters, and Multi-chip Module.
•    Experiences with RF measurements with VNA, power meter, signal analyzer, etc.
•    Good communication skills and logical reasoning skills, capable of breaking down complex programs, setting priorities, report progress, and execute to schedule.
•    Understanding of MIPI standard is a plus
Job Responsibilities:
•    Design MCM level impedance matching, frequency filtering, harmonic trapping with optimized resistive losses
•    EM simulation of the whole module as well as individual components 
•    Work with multi-functional groups such as power amplifier, CMOS controller, low noise amplifier, switch to generate optimized module floor plane and RF signal flow.
•    Understand and achieve design targets for transmission, receive, and isolation functions to pass the phone level specifications 

Preferred Skills:
•    Familiarity with electromagnetic (EM) simulation CAD tools, such as ADS (Momentum, FEM), HFSS.
•    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
•    Good understanding of RF systems and familiarity with cellular standards and RFFE module requirements.



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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