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Skyworks Solutions Overview

Woburn, MA
5001 to 10000 employees
1962
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 linking people, places and things spanning a number of new and previously unimagined applications within the automotive, broadband, cellular ... Read more

Mission: Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.

Company Updates

  • Employees from Skyworks' Cedar Rapids location recently participated in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Career Speaker Series at Kennedy High School. The event is part of the Workplace Learning Connection (WLC) program promoting career awareness and exploration for thousands of students in the local school districts.

    One of Skyworks' engineers served as a speaker, imparting knowledge about the semiconductor industry, discussing educational requirements and sharing personal journeys ─ all to increase student engagement and enthusiasm for STEM courses and careers.

  • Skyworks is pleased to announce its membership in the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA), a global organization with representatives from the automotive, technology, and telecommunications industries who are working together to develop end-to-end solutions for future mobility and transportation services.

    As a member, Skyworks is providing technology expertise for emerging wireless connectivity solutions in the cellular to everything (C-V2X) and connected car ecosystem, particularly with 5G and autonomous vehicles on the horizon.

    For more information about the industry associations and standards bodies in which Skyworks participates, please visit our membership and associations page http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQfnd

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Skyworks Solutions – Why Work For Us?


High Power Products. High Voltage Culture.

Billions of Connections, One Solution 

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

Skyworks is 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 Benefits for U.S. Employees

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. 

University Relations at Skyworks

You Can Help Shape the Future of Wireless 

Skyworks' University Relations program develops and maintains relationships with colleges and universities across the United States. The Company participates in on-campus recruitment events including information sessions and career fairs, hires student interns, and recruits new graduates to fill entry-level positions for all business unit and support organizations.

Skyworks offers unique employment opportunities for students interested in internship, co-op and full-time entry level positions. Our program offers students and recent graduates the opportunity to leverage their academic knowledge in a hands on, applied setting. Our fast paced environment also enables them to collaborate with experts at all levels within the company, and make real-world contributions. Students and recent graduates play an integral role in our success, and are considered valued members of our team!  

Culture and Diversity at Skyworks

Skyworks is equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace. 

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. 

Skyworks in the Community

Skyworks in the 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) 

Enabling a Connected World - Sustainably 

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 Sustainability Report

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    Good job to get if you want one

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    None at all very good place

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Skyworks Solutions Interviews

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    Test Engineering Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a week. I interviewed at Skyworks Solutions (San Jose, CA) in March 2018.

    Interview

    I had a phone screening then invite onsite to interview with hiring manager then another onsite to interview with 9 people. the process in general was very lengthy boring, no focus, interviewers has no experience in interviewing candidates.

    Interview Questions

    • Most of questions are very basic which gives you the feeling of the team is weak and not focused   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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