Skylo is hiring an Application Engineer, onsite, for our office in Palo Alto, CA. Our Quality & Standards runs all our device testing, validation, and onboarding ecosystem for both external and internal customers. This is a terrific opportunity for someone who is interested in stretching themselves into new domain areas with global impact and is excited to make a notable dent in the mobile industry.


  • Manage and maintain Skylo's lab and field test environments.
  • Provide software versioning, configuration, remote access, and documentation for test equipment.
  • Design and execute system performance characterization test routines.
  • Interface with third-party device compliance test labs to incorporate Skylo system requirements.
  • Design device onboarding requirements.
  • Support customer accounts with device onboarding.
  • Conduct field demonstrations and proof of concept trials with customers and end users.
  • Work closely with embedded firmware and wireless systems teams to deploy 5G wireless technologies.


  • 5+ years experience in field application engineering, wireless systems engineering, computer science or related fields.
  • BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Programming capabilities with experience in C/C++/Java and Python.
  • Experience with wireless systems and IoT protocols (LTE preferred).
  • Experience managing customer technical accounts.
  • Comfortable working with hardware, familiar with hardware challenges in embedded software development, and comfortable debugging hardware/software issues.
  • Minute attention to detail in organizing and maintaining a highly professional field and lab test environment.
  • Highly collaborative, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.


We are an innovative, fast-paced wireless technology company backed by Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors, Boeing, SoftBank Group and DCM. We’re based in Palo Alto, CA and our world-class team has built the world’s first commercial direct-to-device satellite network to connect handheld devices, wearables and IoT devices anywhere.

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