RFIC Design Engineer

Date: Jan 31, 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: 63428 

Job Description

Job Summary:
RFIC Design Engineer: responsible for the design and development of RFICs for mobile handset applications. The candidate will work with a group of analog/RF IC design experts in the development of cellular-band ICs that transmit, receive, and/or switch signals to or from antennas. The candidate will interface with design management and module design teams to create detailed specifications, report design progress, and collect, track, and resolve any performance and circuit design issues.


Job Responsibilities:
The candidate must be experienced in transistor-level LNA or RF switch design in Si-based process technology. He or she must understand basic device physics, develop and use advanced linear and nonlinear models or simulation techniques, translate between the model, simulation, and physical implementation, and measure the performance of a device. Knowledge in RF and microwave engineering is required to optimize the RF performance of the RFIC.  A plus would be familiarity with Analog bandgaps, op-amps, regulators, precision current mirrors, basic logic synthesis, device matching, layout techniques, ESD, and latch up. This job also requires experience in simulation CAD tools, as well as analog and RF circuit test characterization techniques and equipment. The candidate must have good communication skills, be able to break down complex problems, set priorities, report progress, execute to a schedule, and have strong people skills.


Education and Skill Requirements:
The candidate should possess one of the following degrees and years of related industry experience:  BS + 5 years, MS + 3 years, or PhD + internships.  Proficiency is required in Cadence or ADS IC design tools, with experience in HFSS, EMX, or another electromagnetic simulator a strong plus.  Also required is hands-on experience with lab measurements and characterization equipment.



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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