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Skyworks RF Module Design Engineer in Andover, Massachusetts

RF Module Design Engineer

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Date:Nov 28, 2023

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. 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: 71488


Skyworks Solutions is seeking RF Module Design Engineer responsible for developing next-generation, highly integrated RF Front-end (RFFE) Modules for mobile applications. The candidate will work with System and RFIC Designers to translate customer specifications into product requirements both at multi-chip module (MCM) and building block level, including advanced RFICs and complex filters. You will interface with various Design Engineers to drive RFIC, filter and MCM development. You will work with technicians in lab for prototype development, e.g. evaluation, trouble-shooting and optimization to support timely, customer sample delivery and ultimately secure design wins with your team.


  • Participate in module block level floor-planning.

  • Work with cross functional team including program management, analog design, layout, and product/test engineers as part of product development.

  • Support IC design team and analyze module hardware data to back-fit and improve product performance.

  • Prepare/present report reviews during the development process.

  • Update and maintain module schematics/BOM database.


Bachelors + 3 years experience or Master's/PhD + 0 with thesis focus on RF related subject. EE/Physics (Electromagnetism related)

Desired Experience

  • Strong understanding in RF/microwave fundamentals and circuit theory including S-parameter circuit representation, Smith-Chart and basic concept of impedance matching.

  • Solid understanding in module building blocks, including Power Amplifiers, Low Noise Amplifiers, RF Switches and Couplers, Filters and MCMs

  • Ability to work in lab using standard RF instruments for data collection, trouble-shooting, circuit performance evaluation and optimization.

  • Solid oral and written communication skills. Effective logic reasoning abilities, capable of breaking down complex programs, setting priorities and meet project milestones. A team player focused on product requirements & schedule.

Preferred Skills

  • Good understanding of RF systems and familiarity with WiFi standards and RFFE module requirements

  • Familiar with design/layout tools, including Agilent ADS, Cadence Virtuoso, HFSS or Momentum.

  • Ability to perform EM simulation to optimize module layout.

  • Familiar with lab instruments including Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Noise Figure Analyzers and Load-pull Tuners.

    The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is currently USD $87,600 - $167,900 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.

    Nearest Major Market:Boston Job Segment: Design Engineer, RF Engineer, Front End, Database, Telecom, Engineering, Technology

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