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Technical Research and Sourcing Specialist

Step by Step Professional Services Inc.

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted July 5, 2018.

Technical Research and Sourcing Specialist

Overview: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. 

Key Responsibilities:
Research and gather data on technology trends and new development identify companies and devices that are driving growth in pre-defined target sectors (e.g. Time of Flight in Mobile phones, SoCs for IoT devices, Imagers and sensors etc.)
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 specificationsEducation

Requirements: Post-secondary education in electronics, computer engineering or similar discipline 

Must Have Skills/Experience:
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

Nice to Have Skills/Experience: 
Proficiency in a second language is an asset 
Certifications/Education/etc: Post-secondary education in electronics, computer engineering or similar discipline

Other Information:This is a unique position that has evolved based on business needs and individual initiative and experiences; as such, we feel that the right mix of qualities will lead to success.
If you’re an interested candidate, we ask you include a cover letter to your resume and describe how you can ensure success in this position. 

Relocation assistance is available for non-local candidates.

Skills Required

  • Education level: College
  • Work experience (years): 3-5 years


Salary: N/D

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