Staff Test Engineer

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Ottawa, ON, CA

Company: Skyworks


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. Through our broad technology expertise and one of the most extensive product portfolios in the industry, we are Connecting Everyone and Everything, All the Time.


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 creative thinking. We value 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 are changing the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 73219 

Job Description


Job Description:

We are seeking a full-time Test and Automation Engineer for its Advanced Development Engineering Laboratory.  As a member of our team, you’ll take part in a dynamic environment where every day presents new challenges and opportunities to drive the future of RF measurements using leading-edge hardware and software solutions. 

This position can be based out of one of the following locations:  Woburn or Andover, MA; Irvine, or San Jose CA; or Ottawa, Canada


Responsibilities and Experience:

  • Design and execute RF measurement setups that exceed and enhance Skyworks’ strategic goals 
  • Analyze test results and troubleshoot measurement issues
  • Create and present product validation data reports for marketing and engineering purposes
  • Understand test requirements for RF products including power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers, couplers, switches, acoustic filters, and various integrated RF Front End WiLAN transmit/receive modules
  • Support test technicians during day-to-day activities
  • Spectral Analysis, Network Analysis, Modulated Signal Analysis (e.g., EVM, ACLR, SEM)
  • Noise Figure
  • Digital control / Serial Bus Control
  • Digital Pre-Distortion and Envelope Tracking
  • DC analysis / Pulsed current



  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering with at least 8 years' experience in an RF laboratory environment
    • OR equivalent experience
  • Thorough technical understanding and practical working knowledge of RF principles and theory
  • Wi-Fi/Cellular/IoT/Infrastructure measurement experience
  • Test Automation software capability, using LabVIEW, C#, Python or Matlab
  • Highly organized and motivated self-starter with outstanding written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to working as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Curious, creative and a collaborative problem solver
  • Team Player with a focus on the goals and outcomes of the business unit in a fast-paced priority-driven environment
  • Database scripting experience is an asset (SQL), MSSQL, MySQL etc.
  • Familiarity with statistical concepts is an asset



The typical base pay range for this role is currently CAD $97,300$165,900 per year. Starting base pay will depend on relevant experience and skills, training and education, business needs, market demands, and the ultimate job duties and requirements. Benefits include access to healthcare, a retirement plan company match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid time off, among others. Employees are eligible to participate in an incentive plan, and certain roles are also eligible for additional awards, including recognition and stock. These incentives and awards are based on individual and/or company performance.


Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We do not use artificial intelligence to screen or select applicants.


Skyworks welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. We are committed to accommodating the needs of people with disabilities and providing a workplace and recruitment process that is inclusive and accessible to all. Accommodations are available on request for candidates in all aspects of the selection process. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact us at Any information received relating to accommodations will be treated as confidential.

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