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RF Power Amplifier Designer (Wi-Fi)

 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: 71232
Job Description

Skyworks Solutions is seeking a Senior RF power amplifier (PA) designer for its Diversified Analog Solutions business unit at its location in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. This candidate will join a diverse team of RFIC, Analog IC and Module designers assisting in the concept, design, integration, and delivery of complex multichip, multi-technology RFIC-based wireless module solutions for Wi-Fi 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.
Job Responsibilities

  •  Design of RF power amplifiers and related circuits for Wi-Fi applications using GaAs, GaN, SOI, or SiGe
  •  Lab testing and characterization of highly integrated Wi-Fi Front end modules
  •  Hands 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.
  •  Develop and support all aspects of product development from feasibility to mass production

Job Requirements

  •  BS in Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Physics, or equivalent degree
  •  5 years of industry or combination with equivalent post-graduate academic experience (Master’s, or Ph.D.)
  •  Experience with RF testing with an ability to supervise characterization and debugging of designs using RF test equipment.
  •  Strong knowledge of power amplifiers including modes of operation, matching, bias, and architecture considerations.
  •  IC tape out experience in Silicon, GaAs HBT, GaN, or other relevant semiconductor technology.
  •  Strong EM knowledge with including experience with passive components including couplers, baluns, and matching networks.
  •  Expertise with Keysight ADS, and/or Cadence and associated simulation engines and data displays.
  •  Experience with EM simulators such as Momentum, HFSS, and EMX
  •  Familiarity with a modern scripting or coding language is a plus
  •  Familiarity or experience with Wi-Fi and associated standards is a plus

The Ideal Candidate Possesses The Following Characteristics

  •  Positive attitude and desire to learn and grow their skill set
  •  Good communication, organization, and documentation skills
  •  Ability to execute and own project tasks with minimum supervision
  •  A team player with leadership skills and a focus on product requirements & schedule
  •  Interest in mentoring and developing junior talent
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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Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Company: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

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