Job posting

Test Specialist


SPARK Microsystems is looking for a motivated Engineering Test Specialist who has a passion for tests to ensure we ship the highest quality solutions to our customers. As a Test Specialist within SPARK, you will be responsible for test and validation for our innovative UWB transceiver products in various embedded systems like mice, audio headsets, speakers and IoT. You will work closely with the firmware, hardware, application, and ASIC teams in an Agile Scrum environment. 


  •  Develop test scenarios, execute the test plans and generate test reports.
  • Conduct various manual and automated tests like functional, regression, robustness, interference, and temperature.
  • Report and document bugs, participate in debugging them and support bugs’ resolutions with the other teams.Test Specialist
  • Use relevant test equipment and procedures to debug electrical, mechanical, or firmware issues.
  • Define, set-up and maintain various test environments for the different tests.
  • Participate in implementing automated test procedures writing in Python.
  • Any other relevant test tasks


  • Bachelor’s or DEC in electrical engineering or related field
  • 2+ years working experience as a Test Specialist for an engineering team
  • Experience creating and running tests for embedded systems
  • Experience with lab test environment using oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, antennas, modulators, etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail and well-accepted standards when writing documentation, and instructions for both internal and external formal communications
  • Ability to work and learn in a fast-paced environment focused on continuous improvement
  • Excellent time management skills and autonomous

Nice to have

  • Experience with testing wireless embedded systems.
  • Experience with ASIC test and characterization.

Other Skills

  • Excellent communication skills and writing skills in both French and English.
  • Ability to work effectively with a multidisciplinary team.
  • High level of ownership of complete projects
  • Ability to positively negotiate deliverables with engineering teams to meet customer requirements.
  • Value the following values/qualities:
    • Cooperation: Having the team’s success at heart
    • Rigor: Be proud of carefully executed work
    • Motivation: To surpass yourself through a job you love
    • Initiative: Proposing new ideas and taking action
    • Leadership: Positively influencing those around you

To apply, send your CV and cover letter (in PDF format) to

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