Power Amplifier Design Engineer


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: 47165 

This position is for an RF Design Engineer in the Advanced Mobile Solutions (AMS) Division in Skyworks Newbury Park, CA design center. The candidate will be part of a design engineering group in support of high-volume power amplifier products and sub-systems for cellular handset applications. As a Skyworks AMS employee you have the chance to have a uniquely large impact on the success of the company. The successful candidate will possess a strong understanding of RF circuit design, analog circuit design and firm grasp of electromagnetic theory. The candidate must be a driven and committed team player. Our RF Power Amplifier/Circuit Design designers are responsible for designing and simulating all active and passive aspects of power amplifier module designs. In addition to simulations, the candidate is expected to prototype the design and optimize it in the lab. The candidate is also expected to support transition of the design from concept to full volume production. 
 The responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:
 o Working with a senior engineer to design RF Power Amplifiers with matching circuits
 o Co-simulating power amplifier designs with MCM
 o Co-simulating with extracted EM die models
 o Analysis and optimization of designs with different HBT Epi
 o Performing lab testing using RF test equipment and analyzing/summarizing the data
 o Conducting Design Reviews
 Software Tools Used are:
 o Ansoft HFSS,
 o Agilent ADS and Momentum
 o Matlab
 o Excel
 o Microsoft Office/Outlook
 Hardware Tools Used are:
 o Network Analyzers
 o Spectrum Analyzers
 o Signal Generators
 o Digital Receivers
 o Load-Pull/Tuners
 o RF Probe Stations

 Job Requirements:
 o BSEE with 5 years’ experience.
 o Innovative problem solver
 o A passion to win/contribute
 o Ability to work in, and thrive in, a team environment
 o Lab experience using network analyzer
 o RF/EM design experience
 o Power amplifier knowledge is a plus


The Advanced Mobile Solutions (AMS) team at Skyworks develops industry-leading, highly integrated solutions for next generation mobile platforms supporting many of the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers.  Our design engineers have diverse expertise and utilize a broad range of technologies (SOI, silicon CMOS, GaAs, IPD, SAW/BAW, and pHEMT) to create differentiated products including high-efficiency power amplifiers, multi-gain LNAs, multi-throw switches, controllers and acoustic filters. Skyworks’ AMS team is an ideal place for motivated engineers who enjoy collaboration in a fast-paced environment and designing breakthrough solutions for the rapidly growing mobile market.






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

Full time
Newbury Park, CA 91319, US