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Skyworks Solutions Overview

Irvine, CA
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public (SWKS)
Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year
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 within the aerospace, automotive, broadband, cellular ... Read more

Mission: Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.

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Skyworks Solutions – Why Work With Us?

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 within the aerospace, automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, connected home, industrial, medical, military, smartphone, tablet and wearable markets.

We are a global company with engineering, marketing, operations, sales and support facilities located throughout Asia, Europe and North America and is a member of the S&P 500® and Nasdaq-100® market indices (NASDAQ: SWKS).

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.

When you work in a fast-paced, innovative environment, it’s good to know you’ll have the support and amenities you need to maintain total well-being. Skyworks is an ideal setting for those looking to challenge themselves in a collaborative and diverse setting. We offer a generous benefits package that addresses employee needs in a variety of ways.

Skyworks Benefits for U.S. employees include:

  • 401(k) with match
  • AD&D insurance
  • Adoption assistance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability coverage
  • Education assistance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Fitness benefits
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Vision insurance

In addition to wellness newsletters and online resources, Skyworks holds a variety of events to support and encourage a healthy lifestyle among our employees. These include free annual flu shot clinics and blood pressure screening clinics.

For locations outside of the U.S., Skyworks offers country- or location-specific benefits that are both comprehensive and competitive.

Skyworks is connecting everyone and everything, all the time. We want you to join us and help shape the future of wireless as you turn-on and power-up your career. We routinely participate in numerous on-campus recruitment activities at top universities and technical colleges around the globe in order to attract and hire the very best internsCo-Op students and graduates. We have exciting opportunities for undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. students across the organization.
Internship and Co-Op Programs

Skyworks’ Internship and Co-Op programs offer current college students the opportunity to combine their academic knowledge with hands-on experience in an applied setting.  As a continuous innovator, we rely on fresh perspectives from talented students—the bright minds of today and tomorrow—who have the power to transform technology with new ideas. Our fast paced environment enables students to collaborate with experts at all levels within the company, and make real-world contributions by working on actual projects, for real customers with significant impacts. Interns and Co-Op students at Skyworks have an opportunity to shape the company’s future – and the future of wireless.
Through day-to-day work experiences, exposure to senior management and executives, networking events and teamwork in a collaborative environment, our goal is to ensure students have a successful and enjoyable experience, and in turn, consider joining Skyworks after graduation. We want you to be the future talent of Skyworks!

At Skyworks, we realize that in order to exceed our customers’ expectations, we must maintain and foster a work environment where our employees feel empowered and motivated. With that in mind, we strive each day to create a dynamic workplace where our talented global workforce can innovate with mutual trust and respect, and where we can create a culture that values diversity and inclusion.

We know that diverse opinions, ideas, backgrounds and experience make our company stronger and we reach out to leverage diverse talents, capabilities and points of view. We aspire to think across teams, functions, businesses, markets, cultures and geographies. These beliefs are exemplified in all company programs, activities and guidelines, including hiring practices, transfers, promotions, training, education, compensation, benefits and recognition programs.

A commitment to community

Skyworks calls many countries home. When there is a need, a local concern or emergency, our employees respond. Whether it be through donations toward relief efforts, food and clothing drives, or volunteering in the surrounding area, we are proud to be members of the global community and lend a helping hand. Some of our efforts have included:

  • American Cancer Society Relay for Life Walks (Woburn, Massachusetts and Adamstown, Maryland)
  • America Recycles Day (Newbury Park, California)
  • American Stroke Association (Woburn, Massachusetts)
  • Donations to Philippines Relief Efforts (company-wide)
  • Job Shadow Program (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
  • Mexicali Neighborhood Clean-up (Mexicali)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Charity Bike Ride (Woburn, Massachusetts)
  • NEADS Disabled Americans
  • Run the Flood Event (Cedar Rapids, Iowa)
  • Society of Materials Event Sponsorship (Woburn, Massachusetts)
A belief in sustainability

We focus on ensuring that we meet today’s communications needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. In addition to employing a robust environmental management system, Skyworks has seen continued improvement in areas such as energy consumption, water usage and the reduction of waste, hazardous waste water and carbon dioxide emissions. We’ve also developed a portfolio of 99% green products.

Skyworks Solutions Reviews

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    "Good company to work for"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Woburn, MA
    Former Employee - Principal Engineer in Woburn, MA
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Skyworks Solutions full-time (More than 5 years)


    Fast paced, little politics good pay


    Hard to handle work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Empower engineers that do the work, not your managers

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Skyworks Solutions Interviews



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    RF Engineering Technician Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newbury Park, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Skyworks Solutions (Newbury Park, CA).


    Long event! You will meet with at least 5 Sr. Engineering Technicians, Engineers, Managers, and Directors of Engineering for 30 to 50 minutes each, some of them will take you out to lunch. You should finish by around 2:00 pm.

    Interview Questions

    • They have all been trained in the interview process, so you will have to prepare for this interview. They will attempt to find out the extent of your Technical Knowledge, especially about RF Circuits. They will also try to find out what kind of person you are and if you will fit in.   1 Answer
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Skyworks Solutions Awards & Accolades

  • America's Top Public Companies, Forbes, 2017
  • Outstanding Public Technology Company of the Year, OC Tech Alliance, 2016
  • Great Place to Work, Great Place to Work, 2016
  • #10 - America’s 15 Fastest Growing Companies, 24/7 Wall St, 2016
  • Great Place to Work, Great Place to Work Institute, 2013
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