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Staff Applications Engineer

Skyworks Solutions

Skyworks Solutions

Budapest, Hungary
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023


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: 71906 


Job Description

Why the position matters 

Join the team in Budapest that's removing cost and complexity from broadband infrastructure power delivery, while continuing to improve efficiency.  From enterprise Ethernet switches to wireless access points to security cameras, Skyworks' Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) solutions enable the rapid adoption of broadband power delivery with world-class cost and efficiency.  As an Applications Engineer on the Power team, you will be a key contributor to our customer's success by ensuring our products meet the defined performance and functionality and that meet our customer’s performance demands. This is a high-impact role in a dynamic work environment, and your responsibilities will include: 



  • Collaborate with IC design, systems and marketing teams to define new Power and Isolation products 
  • Provide technical assistance to a global customer base, primarily via our customer support system, but occasionally in-person 
  • Develop customer evaluation hardware that provides best-practice layout guidelines for maximum EMI control 
  • Develop creative demonstration hardware and solutions to support pre-sale customer demonstrations and trade shows 
  • Author and maintain written collateral, such as application notes, user guides and whitepapers 
  • Author and deliver written, video and live training material to customers and our field teams 
  • Develop custom hardware solutions to help customers solve tough problems 
  • Work with partner companies to develop reference designs using Skyworks products 
  • Conduct detailed electrical analysis of competitive solutions to facilitate understanding of the competitive landscape 


Other key aspects of the position 

  • Must be comfortable explaining technical concepts to a wide range of audiences including more senior engineers and management teams 
  • We foster a culture of accountability and promote a culture of creative problem-solving; therefore, being resourceful and having great initiative will enable success in this position 


Qualifications and Skills 

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent 
  • 8+ years of professional experience 
  • Strong understanding of analog and digital circuit fundamentals 
  • Strong and methodical problem-solving skills  
  • Understanding of power switching circuits 
  • Understanding of PCB design tools, techniques and processing 
  • Understanding of basic lab equipment (oscilloscopes, power supplies, meters, etc.) 
  • Some working knowledge of a high-level programming or scripting language 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools 
  • Willingness and eligibility to travel internationally on occasion to support critical customer issues 
  • A great attitude with an eagerness to learn and facility to adapt to changes in plans and new technical challenges 


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.