Reliability Staff Engineer 1

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Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Skyworks

This position is located in Ottawa, Canada

Local candidates are preferred


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: 49927 

Reliability Engineer


Based in Ottawa, Canada, this position will be responsible for the development and execution of product qualification strategies.  These tasks will be performed with the help of reliability lab managers, technicians and reliability engineers at other locations of Skyworks.


The primary responsibilities are as follows:

• Understand and evaluate the product application and formulate appropriate reliability stress testing.

• Based on the process and/or package, list all the stress testing required to establish the lifetime of the product. Also, develop new acceleration techniques and analytical tools to assure the early identification of potential problems with new products based on physics of failures.

• Periodically monitor the interim qualification results and work closely with the FA to understand the failures (if any). Analyze the failures against the stress objective and prepare a justification either to pass or fail the qualification. Pursue root cause(s) for real failures and implement corrective and preventive actions.

• Demonstrate strength in technical and analytical problem solving.

• Co-ordinate all the logistic in preparing samples, allocating test time, reviewing the test data and initiating and coordinating the failure analysis process.

• Work in an environment that includes various engineering disciplines such as design, GaAs and Si process, wafer fabrication, semiconductor packaging/assembly at various sites, and play a key role in product development process.


Job Requirements :        

• Minimum requirement:  BS in electrical engineering or physics.

• Minimum 5+ yr experience as Reliability, Product, Package or process Engineer in a semiconductor company.

• Solid knowledge in RF products, mixed signal devices, semiconductor device physics, electronics, and circuit analysis.

• Familiar with semiconductor reliability physics and microwave engineering related to ICs.

• Proficient in comprehensive numerical and graphical data analysis using excel and other software tools.

• Must possess excellent skills in problem solving, team work.

• Must possess excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.

• Project management experience preferred.





Skyworks is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

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