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Electrical Engineering Design & Validation Co-Op
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Skyworks Solutions, Inc. is empowering the wireless networking revolution. Our highly innovative analog semiconductors are connecting people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications. We possess broad technology capabilities and one of the most complete product portfolios in the industry. Our customers are global industry leaders who are driving innovative platforms that are changing the way we all live, work and play. Our global team collaborates daily to create the semiconductors the world relies on. If you're looking for a challenging and exciting career in a fast-paced environment, Skyworks offers a variety of roles in an environment that promotes prompt decision making, uninhibited sharing of best practices and individual ownership. Here, you'll find minimal layers of management, open communication and mutual trust and respect.

Requisition ID: 13361

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 a minimum of six months

Candidate must be currently enrolled in an Electrical Engineering (or related) BS, MS 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

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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.