Lead Layout Designer


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: 44621 

Lead Layout Designer



Job Description

In this role you will work closely with design engineers in the layout and verification of RF, analog and mixed signal integrated circuits for wireless consumer electronic products.

Position requires remote interfacing with domestic and international design engineering and layout teams, in multiple design centers, across multiple time zones.  Position is available at the Irvine, CA design center.


Job Requirements

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the layout of integrated circuits including the ability to place and route active and passive devices.  Previous experience in the layout of LNAs preferred.
  • Previous team leadership role required. 
  • Able to plan the placement of major circuit components in an overall physical design.
  • Top level integration experience is also required.
  • Previous experience in the preparation of layout data for release to foundry preferred
  • Possess understanding of semiconductor processes like GaAs HBT and BiFET, CMOS and SOI processes and how the physical layout can affect circuit performance of circuits like power amplifiers and switches.
  • Proven ability to perform layout vs. schematic (LVS) and design rule checks using the Cailbre verification tool and read electrical schematics and netlists.
  • Proven experience and competent in using the following tools: Cadence and Calibre.
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • A self-starter and team player with ability to learn on the job
  • Good mentoring skills
  • Bachelor’s degree a plus

Required Min Degree

Associates Degree

Required Min Years Experience











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

Full time
Irvine, California 92602, US