For over a quarter-of-a-century, TechInsights has been a strategic patent and technology partner to the World’s most innovative companies, enabling Intellectual Property (IP), technology, and product development teams to make the best, fact-based IP and technology investment decisions.

In 2017, Chipworks merged with TechInsights to create a global leader in patent services and technology intelligence for advanced technology.

Our combined company gives us reverse engineering capabilities that set the standard for in-depth patent and technical analysis; and the largest database of archived technology intelligence in the World.

TechInsights now provides a range of specialized services and products through two integrated divisions: TechInsights IP Services and Technology Intelligence.

TechInsights Ottawa, ON, Canada
Jun 15, 2018
Full time
TechInsights’ success is founded upon the expertise of its patent and technology analysts, their continuous spirit of research and innovation, and a focus on client satisfaction. For over 25 years TechInsights has been a trusted patent and technology partner to the world’s largest and most successful companies including 37 of the top 50 U.S. patent holders. By revealing the innovation others can’t inside the broadest range of advanced technology products, we prove patent value and enable business leaders to make the best, fact-based IP and technology investment decisions. We are currently hiring a: Technical Research and Sourcing Specialist Overview: TechInsights is seeking a technically savvy and curious individual to conduct research on components, products and market segments within the semiconductor and broader electronics industry. In this role, you will be responsible for identifying and monitoring market availability and opportunities to procure products of interest. In addition, you will develop, nurture and grow external relationships within the electronics industry to provide insights into the electronics supply chain. If you are wondering if this role is right for you, ask yourself: Would I like to know who are the top 10 semiconductor companies in the world and what they are doing? Do I enjoy reading market and new product announcements in the areas of consumer electronics, automotive and telecommunications? Do I look forward to the annual Consumer Electronics Show and learning about new innovations that are shaping our world today? These questions shape the daily routine for this position. Please take the time to include a paragraph or two in your resume to tell us about how the role resonates with you. Key Responsibilities: Research and gather data on technology trends and new development Follow companies that are driving growth in target sectors like Mobile phones, IoT devices, Imagers and sensors investigate consumer products and components with potential for technical analysis Maintain component and product roadmaps, including potential procurement channels Make purchasing recommendations and initiate/manage procurement requests Act as knowledge resource in all aspects of the technical product specifications Qualifications: Post-secondary education in electronics, computer engineering or similar discipline Experience and a strong interest in following and sourcing semiconductor technology Demonstrated ability to research technical semiconductor content Working knowledge of consumer electronics design Strong organization skills and proven ability to research technical semiconductor content Proficiency in a second language is an asset Why TechInsights? TechInsights has repeatedly been recognized by its employees as a top place to work in the National Capital Region over the last few years. This recognition is noteworthy because it is based on the input of employees who participate in anonymous surveys. Competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and career opportunities are some of the components that draw talent to our company. More importantly, our strong sense of camaraderie, mutual respect and shared goals that define our culture, keep talent with our company. TechInsights is committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.