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Design and Validation Engineering Co-Op
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Job Description

Division: DAS

Employment Type: Intern

Employment Status: N

Salary Grade: 18

Shift: Shift: Day

Please be aware that if you are selected to formally interview for an internal position you will be required to notify your current manager. Please refer to the Employee Transfers Guidelines posted on Skylink.

The Design & Validation Intern should have knowledge of semiconductors, analog circuits, RF design fundamentals, wireless systems and introductory electromagnetics. The candidate should understand basic IC building blocks like LNA, mixer, switch, bias, bandgap, LDO, op-amp etc. Understanding of design parameters like gain, noise, non-linearity, s-parameters, stability, etc is required.

Exposure to a lab testing setup and environment including commonly used test equipment like network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, frequency generator, noise figure meter will be useful to perform the required job. The intern should have used a circuit design tool like Cadence and be familiar with CMOS/bipolar/SOI devices and models. Use of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel is required to perform job duties successfully. Position requires good communication and presentation skills.

The candidate will work with a mentor and have the following Job responsibilities:

1. Tuning RF front end modules in the lab

2. Impedance matching using Smith chart

3. Evaluating RF parameters like IP3, P1dB, NF, return loss, etc

4. Validating performance across supply, temperature and frequency

5. Block-level design and simulation to understand the circuits that are being measured and correlating measurements with simulation

6. Creating compliance matrices against spec, plotting results and presenting results summary

Job Requirements:

Ideal candidate will be able to work from 3-6 months

Candidate must be currently enrolled in an Electrical Engineering (or related) BS, MS (preferred) or Ph.D. program

Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Irvine California

Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Developer, Engineer, Design Engineer, Electrical, Network, Technology, Engineering

About Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (Skyworks) designs, manufactures and markets a range of analog and mixed signal semiconductors that enable wireless connectivity. Skyworks products include power amplifiers (PAs), front-end modules (FEMs) and integrated radio frequency (RF) solutions that can be found in many of the cellular handsets distributed. It also offers a portfolio of linear integrated circuits (ICs) that support automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, industrial and medical applications. The Company operates its product portfolio around two markets: mobile platforms and linear products. In June 2009, Skyworks announced the acquisition of Axiom Microdevices, a supplier of complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS)-based power amplifiers for mobile phones.