Principal PA Design Engineer


Cork, Munster, Ireland
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10 June 2024


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: 70820 

Job Description

Skyworks Solutions is seeking a Principal PA designer for its Diversified Analog Solutions business unit at its location in Cork, Ireland.  This candidate will join a diverse team of RFIC, Analog IC and Module assisting in the concept, design, integration, and delivery of complex multichip, multi-technology RFIC-based wireless module solutions for 5G, IOT and WiFi applications. 

Skyworks is a world class, vertically integrated company with manufacturing capabilities in RF semiconductors, acoustic filters, packaging, and test. The candidate will be involved in all aspects of product realization and work with an extended cross-site team to validate and deliver high-performance RF products from concept to high volume markets.

The responsibilities of the role are:

-Design of Power amplifiers for wireless applications up to 7GHz. 
-Work with a variety of technologies including SOI, SiGe, CMOS, GaAs HBT and PHEMT to implement innovative RF circuitry to support wireless product offerings
-Hand’s on design responsibility including overview of detailed IC layout, lab evaluation, and back-fitting of designs.
-Presentation of detailed design reviews including all aspects of design:  IC, Package, EM, & Thermal.
-Communicate with employees at all levels in the organization and be able to demonstrate excellent problem solving, data analysis, and critical thinking skills.
Job requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree with minimum 12 years-experience in IC design or MS with 10 years-design experience.
-Strong knowledge of RF circuit architectures and design tradeoffs such as PA’s, LNA’s, and Switches.
-Experience with device bias design techniques and fundamentals of analog circuit design.
-Working knowledge of IC layout techniques & considerations in a Cadence Virtuoso environment.
-Demonstrated expertise with at least one major EM tool for full IC + Module level simulation.
-History of delivering production products and familiarity with key stages in the product development process
-Understanding of ESD protection techniques
-Ability to generate clear technical presentations and data summaries.

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. 

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