Summer 2018 - Design and Validation Intern
Irvine, CA US
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Job/Internship Description

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: 38864

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:

  • Currently enrolled in a MS or PhD prorgam studying Electrical Engineering
  • Must return to school following the summer (we will not consider students who've already graduated or those graduating before December 2018)
  • Able to start in June 2018 and work full-time through August 2018 (potential to convert into a part-time intern in Fall 2018)
  • Knowledge of semiconductors, analog circuits, RF design fundamentals, wireless systems and introductory electromagnetics
  • Understand basic IC building blocks like LNA, mixer, switch, bias, bandgap, LDO, op-amp, etc.
  • Familiarity 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 such as network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, frequency generator, noise figure meter will be useful to perform the required job.
  • Experience with 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, both written and orally.

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, Intern, Engineer, Network, Electrical, Technology, Entry Level, Engineering

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities


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