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System Applications Engineer I or II

ID: 9350
Job Category: Engineering
Experience Level: Experienced
Employment Duration: Regular
Work Schedule: Full-Time
Location: CAN - Ottawa

About IDT... As diverse technologies that span the consumer, communications, and computing markets begin to converge, changing the digital media landscape, our flexibility and ease-of-use are increasingly driving the user experience. Since its inception in 1980, IDT has grown and thrived in the ever changing high-technology environment. We are bringing together a team of remarkably talented and insightful people to explore the opportunities that the digital media explosion creates, with a focus on mixed signal semiconductor solutions. We are enabling advances in download time, power efficiency, processing speed, quality and reliability, while lowering costs and speeding time-to-market for our customers. This is the place to be.


IDT knows that talented employees are distinguished in all aspects of life. Our goal is to create an environment where you can grow both personally and professionally. In the fast-moving, ever-changing semiconductor market, the next big idea can go out of you and with IDT you have the possibility to implement it. We give you the tools, support and resources to put great ideas together into successful products. 

To further strengthen our Timing Applications Engineering Team at our Ottawa location we are looking for a System Applications Engineer in our Timing Products Division. 


In the Timing Products Division at IDT, we are passionate about supporting our customers through all stages of their product development, from initial architecture and setting requirements to final debug stages before production release.  We continually raise the bar in terms of customer support and responsiveness.

We are looking for a talented Systems Engineer with 5+ years experience to take on this new role as a System Applications Engineer. This role is a superset of a traditional Applications Engineering role, where it will require the ideal candidate to work with our customers in integrating IDT’s software and hardware into their own custom environment. 


  • Work with customers in integrating IDT’s hardware and software into their build environments.

  • Perform hardware and software compliance testing in IDT’s state-of-the-art lab

  • Continuously build up knowledge of synchronization standards being used in next generation 5G networks.

  • Travel to customer sites and debug integration and system bring-up issues in their lab.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Comfortable in a team environment, working alongside engineering teams with different disciplines.

  • Independent thinker, constantly motivated to learn more and take on new challenges

Preferred Skills & Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of Python-based scripting

  • Strong understanding of analog and mixed-signal circuits

  • Experience with laboratory instrumentation such as spectrum analyzers, sampling/real-time oscilloscopes, frequency synthesizers, etc.

  • System level knowledge of timing platforms and hardware interfaces

  • Willingness to travel to customer sites

Education and/or Experience:  A technology-related bachelor’s degree or equivalent training and 5+ years of related experience. Additional work experience in a customer-facing role is a plus.

IDT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The employer of choice for rapidly developing top talent who want to maximize their personal impact on our technology, customers & company; who thrive in an atmosphere that has the intimacy, agility & competitiveness of a small company with the resources and reach of a large one.

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Integrated Device Technologies (IDT) prefers to recruit candidates directly, rather than through a third party recruiter or agency. IDT will only pay a fee for candidates submitted or presented where there is a signed recruiting agreement in place between IDT and the recruiter or agency prior to the submittal, and the candidate submitted for a specifically-assigned requisition. In the case of candidate(s) submitted or presented to IDT by a recruiter or agency without a signed agreement, IDT explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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