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Date: Apr 19, 2019

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications. We possess broad technology capabilities and one of the most complete product portfolios in the industry. Our customers are global industry leaders who are driving innovative platforms that are changing the way we all live, work and play. Our global team collaborates daily to create the semiconductors the world relies on. If you're looking for a challenging and exciting career in a fast-paced environment, Skyworks offers a variety of roles in an environment that promotes prompt decision making, uninhibited sharing of best practices and individual ownership. Here, you'll find minimal layers of management, open communication and mutual trust and respect.

Requisition ID: 50073 

RFIC/Microwave Design Intern


Job Description

In this impactful role, the intern will have the opportunity to combine RFIC design with RF/Microwave electromagnetic simulations to realize advanced SOI switches and other on-chip RF/Microwave front-end components. Candidates will participate in all phases of the development, including product definition, architecture, system, transistor-level circuit design, layout/layout supervision, top level simulations, lab debug and production test support.


Job Requirements:

  • Must be a student, enrolled in a university making forward process towards degree in Electrical Engineering, returning to the academic program following Skyworks intern assignment.
  • Familiarity in on-chip MMIC circuit design.  CMOS and other active circuit design experience is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of RF active circuit requirements, including noise, linearity, bandwidth, both small signal and large signal.
  • Strong understanding of microwave/RF fundamentals, such as s-parameters, Smith Charts, matching networks, and transmission lines.  Knowledge in directional couplers, filters, and other passive RF components is a plus.
  • 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.
  • 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 deembedding a plus.



Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

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

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