Staff RF SOI IC Design Engineer

Date: Jul 9, 2024

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. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.


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 creative thinking. We value 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 are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 73259 


Position Available at Multiple Skyworks locations: San Jose, CA (preferred), Woburn or Andover, MA; Irvine, CA


We are seeking engineering talent with expertise in developing RF/Microwave RF SOI IC in the concept, design, integration, and delivery of complex multi-chip, multi-technology RFIC-based wireless module solutions.  In this Module Design Team, you will be participating in developing cutting-edge, state-of-the-art PA, RF switches, LNAs and front-end modules for Automotive and IoT applications to enable the industry transformation to next generation super data highway.  #LI-DB1

Job Responsibilities

  • Design, verify, and productize SOI IC in module solutions
  • Block Level planning, design and tape-out schedule management
  • Analysis of design trade-offs in cost, risk, and performance
  • Guide activities across multiple functions, such as layout, verification, test, and manufacturing

Job Requirements

  • Hands on design experience in a variety of high-performance Analog and RF products
  • Mid-level RF design experience, such as switch and LNA, in SOI with Cadence and ADS
  • Comfortable with at least one major EM tool for full IC + module level simulation
  • Good understanding of IC design flow, full life-cycle experience on multiple products
  • Knowledge of digital communication systems
  • Good communication and leadership skills
  • Min MSEE + 5 years of experience


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. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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