Student Intern 3 - Engineering

Date: Apr 15, 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: 63816 

Job Description

Position Summary:

In this role, the candidate will decipher and convert the customer's specification into a workable test solution. The candidate will participate in creating automated and manual test plans, perform hands-on device measurements, characterization and optimization. Candidate will then analyze data and present data review which will serve as guidance for design improvements and variants down selection


Responsibilities include design validation activities, RF products testing, characterization and driving production readiness of high-performance FEM products. Products include PAs, PAMs, RF switches, RF duplexers typically used in the fast-paced and high-volume cellular market. The candidate will play a critical role in products realization, he/she   will be working closely with design team conducting comprehensive testing and data collection, data preparation and presentation in an R&D environment. 

The candidate will work with a mentor and have the following job responsibilities:

•             Validating performance across supply, temperature and frequency

•             Creating compliance matrices against spec, plotting results and presenting results summary

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Candidate must be currently enrolled in an Electrical Engineering (or related) BS, MS, or Ph.D. program

Preferred Skills

RF measurements and test software development. RF fundamentals. Analog design concepts. Wireless knowledge. Test equipment operation and capabilities. Test equipment automation. Software development methodologies. C/ C++ programming.

•             Eager to learn and get hands-on experience with highly integrated RF circuits for the wireless industry.

•             Must be able to document and present her/his work in a clear and concise way.

•             Team player and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment to deliver the product on schedule

•             Basic knowledge of RF circuit design is a plus (transmission lines, discrete and distributed RF circuits, Passive RF circuits, Low Noise Amplifiers, Power Amplifiers)

•             Basic knowledge of RF circuit measurement is a plus (scattering parameters, intermodulation, gain compression, stability)

•             Basic design knowledge RF switch, low noise amplifiers, and RF systems is a plus.



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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