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Skyworks Electrical Design Engineer - Power Amplifiers in Andover, Massachusetts

Electrical Design Engineer - Power Amplifiers

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Date:May 8, 2024

Location: Andover, 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. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we areConnecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.

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 creative thinking. We value 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 are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 72833

Electrical Design Engineer - Power Amplifiers

Skyworks Solutions is seeking an Electrical Design Engineer responsible for the development of RF power amplifiers for wireless front end module products in a dynamic, supportive environment. The PA designs will be implemented in GaAs or SiGe HBT technologies and co-packaged with other ICs. The role will include opportunities for product leadership while interfacing with a small team of design engineers throughout the development process to ensure product specifications are successfully met. IC development activity will include linear and nonlinear simulations covering a range of power levels and operating classes. Designs will include the use of EM tools while also working closely to supervise IC layouts on the path to design review/ tape-out. The candidate should have a general understanding of product development flow in high-volume semiconductor products and be considerate about design details while understanding the importance of time to market. #LI-BW1

Desired Experience

  • BS and 8 years of experience or MSEE and 6 years of experience or PhD with 3 years of experience.

  • Strong knowledge of amplifier modes of operation & matching/bias design considerations.

  • RFIC/PA design/tape-out experience in Silicon CMOS/BiCMOS or GaAs HBT,

  • Experience with passive component designs including couplers/baluns, filter, and matching networks.

  • Expertise with Keysight ADS, and/or Cadence and associated simulation engines and data displays.

  • Experience with layout planning & Cadence layout tools is a plus.

  • Familiarity with die level thermal design techniques and considerations

  • Experience with 2.5 (Momentum, EMX, Sonnet) & 3D (HFSS) EM simulators is a plus

  • Ability to execute project tasks with minimum supervision.

  • Solid knowledge of on chip ESD protection strategies.

  • Experience with RF testing with an ability to supervise characterization and debugging of designs using RF test equipment.

  • Familiar with the use of load pull techniques to evaluate device and PA performance.

  • Solid Oral and written communication skills.

    The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $110,600 - $210,600 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, the ultimate job duties and requirements, and work location. Skyworks has different base pay ranges for different work locations in the U.S.Benefits ( include access to healthcare benefits (including a premium-free medical plan option), a 401(k) plan and company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off (including vacation, sick/wellness, parental leave), among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance.

    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. Skyworks strives to create an accessible workplace; if you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

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