Location: Espoo, Finland

Role Type: Full Time

Skylo Technologies is a global NTN service provider based in Mountain View, CA, offering a service that allows smartphone and IoT cellular devices to connect directly over existing satellites. Skylo works with existing satellite operators, network operators, and device makers to provide subscribers an anywhere, anytime connectivity solution that seamlessly roams between terrestrial and satellite networks. Skylo's focus is on enabling connected services for people outdoors and connected workflows for machines at work across critical industries such as agriculture, maritime, logistics, mining, and others, in addition to mass-market consumer devices

Skylo is hiring a Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to implement a robust automated test and QA environment and process to ensure that our end-to-end system exceeds customer expectations on a consistent basis. The SDET will join our System Test team and play a leading role in all aspects of test automation (hardware, software and firmware) of a carrier-class wireless network to support the next generation of machine & sensor data mobility. This individual will leverage a strong background in Software Development Engineering in a test automation environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for quality and a minute attention to detail who is interested in participating in building a verification platform from the ground up, and seeing their work have global impact across industries



  • Collaborate with other test engineers/test developers to improve and implement automated test platforms. Develop Robot framework tests, integrate tests in Jenkins to test end-to-end network and subsystems of end-to-end network.
  • Support our System Test Engineering team to design, develop and maintain functional, regression, integration and end-to-end tests
  • Support our Development Engineering teams to automate testing at a subsystem level so as to ensure that releases of these subsystems enter System Testing with a high degree of confidence
  • Develop software code and automated tests that are maintainable and reusable.
  • Basic knowledge in GIT, Bash on a Unix/Linux platform is a must
  • Generate API Level Automated Test Scripts using various technologies and tools
  • Triage bugs submitted from users and other teammates, verifying issues and gathering additional details (via JIRA and applicable tools)
  • Document, track and escalate issues as appropriate ability to build effective relationships through partnering and collaboration 
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of the body of automation scripts and tools - understanding the intent of the test and having the ability to identify root causes of failures



  • Minimum of 3 years experience implementing and using test automation frameworks in a telecom environment to generate and maintain automated test cases from the ground up - it is not enough just to have used automation developed by others.  Candidate should have a solid basic understanding of telecommunication principles, including knowledge of protocols, interfaces and network architecture
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience in the areas of DevOps engineering and/or Software build and release engineering.
  • Experience with the implementation of Robot framework and its integration with Jira and Jenkins
  • Expert in development of automated testing across multiple platforms and testing techniques
  • Experience with Java, Python or another automation scripting language
  • Advanced level of Jira/Confluence knowledge or other bug tracking systems
  • Experience with automation test tools like Jenkins, GitLab, Artifactory and how they enable the CI/CD pipeline

What we offer:

With employees working across three continents, Skylo is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. Our worldwide and inclusive culture encourages a flexible approach to work, and we also offer an attractive range of additional benefits, such as:

  • Competitive compensation packages including a stock option based equity program
  • Unique opportunity to participate in developing and running world’s first software-defined direct-to-device satellite network and service
  • Access to world-class team and talent across tech domains: software, hardware, chipsets, telecom, satellite and network virtualization
  • Open, transparent, inclusive culture that blends the Silicon Valley, Nordic and South Asia characteristics

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