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RF/EM Design Co-Op

Company: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
Location: thousand oaks
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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: 63792

Job Description

Position Summary:

This position is for an Co-op RF/EM Design Engineer in the Mobile System Business (MSB) Division in Skyworks Newbury Park, CA design center as part of a group of RF/EM design engineers in support of high-volume power amplifier products and sub-systems for cellular handset applications. The successful candidate will possess a strong understanding of electromagnetic and RF, and be a driven, committed team player. Our EM/RF designers are responsible for designing and simulating all passive aspects of power amplifier module designs including low-loss output matching networks, high-directivity couplers, harmonic filters, multiplexers and high isolation layouts for SAW/FBAR duplexers. As a Skyworks MSB employee you have the chance to have a uniquely large impact on the success of the company.


The responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

Designing semi-lumped RF matching networks in a PCB environment

Designing high-isolation laminate layouts to support high-rejection SAW and BAW filters

Co-designing and simulating power amplifier, switch and LNA designs

Participating and conducting design reviews

Generating circuit specifications

Performing lab testing using RF test equipment

The circuit blocks involved in a typical product development include:

Power Amplifiers

SAW/BAW Duplexers & High-Q RF Filters



Power Detectors

High-directivity couplers


Software Tools Used:

Ansoft HFSS, EMX

Agilent ADS and Momentum



Microsoft Office/Outlook

Hardware Tools Used are:

Network Analyzers

Spectrum Analyzers

Signal Generators

Digital Receivers


RF Probe Stations

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Innovative problem solver

A passion to win/contribute

Ability to work in, and thrive in, a team environment

Lab experience using network analyzer

RF/EM design experience

Power amplifier knowledge is a plus

Preferred Skills:


Knowledge of acoustic assisted filter designs and filter design experiences are not a must but preferred to have.

About Business Unit:

The Mobile Solutions (MSB) team at Skyworks develops industry-leading, highly integrated solutions for next generation mobile platforms supporting the world's leading smartphone manufacturers. Our design engineers have diverse expertise and utilize a broad range of technologies (SOI, silicon CMOS, GaAs, IPD, TC-SAW and pHEMT) to create differentiated transmit and receive products including high performance LNAs, couplers, power amplifiers, antenna switch modules, digital/analog controllers, passive matching and acoustic filtering for leading edge 3GPP standards. Skyworks' MSB team is an ideal place for motivated engineers who enjoy collaboration in a fast-paced environment and designing industry breakthrough solutions for mobile and 5G applications.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Ventura

Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

Job Segment: Network, Telecom, Telecommunications, Electrical Engineering, Testing, Technology, Engineering

Keywords: Skyworks Solutions, Inc., Thousand Oaks , RF/EM Design Co-Op, Other , thousand oaks, California

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