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Skyworks BU Technology Lead in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

BU Technology Lead

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Date:Feb 25, 2021

Location:Cedar Rapids, IA, US


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: 63693

BU Technology Lead

Position Summary:

The BU Technology Lead will report to the BU Technology leader and will be responsible for driving many of the technology project activities with focus on the business unit’s packaging technology roadmap, technology coordination and design methodology supporting the product development needs. The packaging responsibilities includes driving aggressive design rules, new module packaging concepts, filter packaging, and PCB technology. Technology coordination responsibilities involve interaction with foundry and sourcing for long term capacity and diversification planning. Additional responsibilities include driving Design Automation (DA) tools and IT requirements, design methodology, and custom automation. #LI-DB1

This position can be located in any of our three core design sites - Cedar Rapids (preferred), Irvine, or Newbury Park. In this position you have the opportunity to make a uniquely large impact on the success of the company by working closely with multiple teams and functions throughout the organization.

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Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:


a. Own the BU package roadmap and represent the BU via monthly packaging/BU meetings - Technologies include LGA and Dual-Side BGA packaging with conformal shielding and assembly with SMT passives plus wire bond and flip-chip die attach

b. Carefully coordinate and work with the packaging team on the roadmap, ensuring a clear annual platform is developed well ahead of the product developments starting

c. Drive 20% annual size reduction efforts

d. Carefully coordinate with Technology and Manufacturing Group (TMG) to ensure BU needs are met in a timely manner.

2)Technology coordination

a. Monthly communication of technology use status to facilitate capacity and diversity planning

b. Maintain database of technology usage within new product developments - Technologies include 40/65/90/110nm SOI, 130/180nm Si, HBT/BiHEMT, BAW/TCSAW

3)Design automation and methodology support:

a. Working with the Design Automation (DA) team to drive productivity and tool improvements. - Tool flows include Cadence Virtuoso/APD, Agilent ADS, EMX/HFSS

b. Working with the Design Automation (DA) team driving decisions for toolsets within the module design flow. - Examples include 3D packaging, filter/die integration into board design, and automation via scripts.

4)IT development support:

a. Working with the IT team to drive data systems and tool improvements. - Systems include Agile, Sharepoint, SQL, custom internal software solutions

b. Working with the IT team to drive implementation and use of office documentation and communication tools


The successful candidate will report to the BU Technology Leader (Sr. Director) to lead the BU technology roadmaps and strategies for continued future success.


Packaging knowledge

PCB technology knowledge

Electrical Simulation/EM tool experience

Design for manufacturing

Financial knowledge

Ability to work in a team environment

Product development knowledge

Semiconductor reliability & qualification understanding

Product engineering

Validation and test engineering knowledge.

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.

Nearest Major Market:Cedar RapidsJob Segment:Electrical, Engineer, Developer, Network, Database, Engineering, Technology

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