RF Switch 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: 44341 

RF switch circuit architecture, planning, design, simulation, verification, and production ramp support of highly integrated, high volume ICs for high-growth, fast-paced, and competitive wireless handset market. Knowledge of switch control circuit experiences a plus. Familiarity with cellular standards will be useful. The candidate must be able to work well with other design engineers, system engineers and CAD layout designers. Good understanding of semiconductor physics and strong circuit intuition/simulation skills utilizing Cadence is necessary. #LI-DB1


•BSEE and 8 years’ experience required, MSEE preferred.
•Demonstrated RF Switch architecture, design and layout experience using SOI
•Strong understanding of SOI fabrication, substrate, device model and how it affects the overall switch performance             
•Strong understanding of theoretical device limit on Insertion loss, Harmonics, power handling, Isolation, breakdown and ESD performance.
•Demonstrated experience designing, debugging, resolving and applying techniques to improve IL, Harmonics, power handling, isolation, ESD through circuit innovations and layout optimization. 
•Solid understanding of rf switch analog control and biasing circuits
•Layout experience using the Cadence flow, ability to work with CAD engineers and provide guidance on switch layouts
•Hands-on experience integrating RF switches with PA/LNA and antenna switch modules
•Hands-on experience with RF test equipment
•Proficient with Cadence and other simulation tools such as ADS, EMX, Momentum, HFSS etc
•TCAD device simulation experience a plus
•Good communication, organization and presentation skills


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
Irvine, CA 92602, US