RF Test Engineer

  • Skyworks
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • May 24, 2018
Engineering Management / Project Management Marketing Data & Analytics Software

Job Description

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. 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 creativity and out-of-the-box thinking. Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, 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 can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 47855

RF Test Engineer

The individual chosen for this position will be a member of an engineering team responsible for Designing and Implementing, as well as sustaining, RF and DC Test Racks in the Characterization Laboratory. This individual will be responsible for developing and Integrating New RF Test Systems. Also, will be improving current RF Test Systems Hardware, providing feedback to the Software group for Continuos improvement and Monitoring System Performance to guarantee Accuracy and Repeatability. The successful candidate will be an effective problem solver, proactive process owner and insightful test setup developer.


  • Design and integrate hardware to achieve automated DC and RF test solutions
  • Validate Data from the Test Lab.
  • Lead and/or participate in cross-functional teams to support engineering test projects.
  • Document test system.
  • Supports Design verification testing.
  • Supports Data validation software.
  • Troubleshoot current setups on a daily basis to keep the Production Flowing.
  • Analyze Test setups over time performace (Reference Unit)
  • RF Instruments and Hardware Support
  • RF Test Setup Standardization and Performance Improvement.
  • Test Setup Cycle Time Reduction.


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Electrical Engineering and 2+ years of experience in RF component testing
  • Python
  • Visual Basic VBA
  • Proficient with test equipment including RF sources, pulse generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, vector network analyzers, power meters, power supplies, and digital multi-meters
  • Knowledgeable in RF Test. Testing includes s-parameters, noise figure, power, pulsed power, TOI, DEVM and harmonics to mention some.
  • Knowledgeable in GPIB, IEEE 488.2, serial communications
  • In depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal skills
  • Operate independently with minimal supervision


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

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