Design and Validation Summer/Fall Co-op

Date: Apr 10, 2021

Location: Woburn, MA, 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: 64006 

Design  & Validation Co-Op

Job Description

The  Design  & Validation Co-Op should have knowledge of semiconductors, analog circuits and RF design fundamentals. The candidate should understand basic IC building blocks like LNA, mixer, switch, bias, bandgap, op-amp etc. Understanding of design parameters like gain, noise, non-linearity, s-parameters, stability, etc is required.

Exposure to a lab testing setup and environment including commonly used test equipment like network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, frequency generator, noise figure meter will be useful to perform the required job. The intern should have used a circuit design tool like ADS and/or Cadence. Use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel is required to perform job duties successfully. Position requires good communication and presentation skills.

Job Responsibilities

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

1. Tuning RF front end modules in the lab

2. Impedance matching using Smith chart

3. Evaluating RF parameters like IP3, P1dB, NF, return loss, etc

4. Validating performance across supply, temperature and frequency

5. Block-level design and simulation to understand the circuits that are being measured and correlating measurements with simulation

6. Creating compliance matrices against spec, plotting results and presenting results summary

Job Requirements

  • Must be currently enrolled in an MS program studying Electrical Engineering
  • Must be returning to school upon completion of this Co-Op (we will not consider students who are graduating before December 2021)
  • Ability to commit to the Summer/Fall Co-Op which runs from June 2021 to November 2021
  • Klnowledge of semiconductors, analog circuits, RF design fundamentals, wireless systems, and introductory electromagnetics. 
  • Understanding of basic IC building blocks like LNA, mixer, switch, bias, bandgap, LDO, op-amp, etc. 

Requirements cont.

  • Understanding of design parameters like gain, noise, non-linearity, S-parameters, stability, etc. is required
  • Exposure to a lab testing setup and environment including commonly used test equipment like network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, frequency generator, noise figure meter  
  • Previous experience with a circuit design tool like ADS/Cadence 
  • Use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel is required to perform job duties successfully.
  • Position requires good communication and presentation skills, both verbally and written

 

 

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.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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