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Skyworks EM/RF Design Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

EM/RF Design Engineer

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Date:Oct 23, 2020

Location:Cedar Rapids, IA, US


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: 62806

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EM/RF Design EngineerPosition Summary:The successful candidate will possess a solid understanding of electromagnetics and RF circuits, and be a driven, committed team player. Our EM/RF design team is responsible for designing and simulating all passive aspects of power amplifier module designs including output matching networks, integrated passive devices, high-directivity daisy-chain couplers, harmonic filters, duplexer matching, and high isolation layouts for SAW/FBAR duplexers. Our RF/EM Design Engineers will improve design of passive RF circuit designs in a fast-paced team environment. #LI-DB1 Responsibilities: o Adapting to best MCM design and RFFE Co-simulation methodologies o Designing semi-lumped RF matching networks in a PCB environment o Designing Integrated Passive Devices o Designing high-isolation laminate layouts to support high-rejection SAW and BAW filters o Participating and conducting design reviews o Performing lab testing using RF test equipment The circuit blocks involved in a typical product development may include: o Power Amplifiers o Integrated Passive Devices o SAW/BAW Duplexers & High-Q RF Filters o Switches o Low Noise Amplifiers o Matching circuits o High-directivity couplers Software Tools Used are: o Ansoft HFSS, o Agilent ADS and Momentum o Cadence Allegro and Virtuoso Layout o Excel o Microsoft Office/Outlook Hardware Tools Used are: o Network Analyzers o Spectrum Analyzers o Signal Generators o Digital Receivers o Load-Pull/Tuners o RF Probe Stations


Qualifications and Education Requirements:BSEE and 2 years work experience or MSEE

Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook Experiences of EM tools such as HFSS, or Momentum Lab experiences of network analyzer, signal generator, spectrum analyzer and probe station Knowledge of HBT, FET, CMOS devices. Knowledge of RF switch design, or power amplifier design, or PA classes, PAE, PA performance. Knowledge of communication standards, such as LTE-A, WiFi, and the associated standards requirements on such as sensitivity, intermodulation, de-sense, ACLR, EVM" Experience in ADS, Virtuoso, and AllegroThe 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:Cedar RapidsJob Segment:Design Engineer, RF Engineer, Engineer, Network, Telecom, Engineering, Technology

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