If you think that geo-location is the next big thing, then an entry level job at Skyhook Wireless is a great place to start your career.

Displaying 1-10 of 141 results.
Wireless Representative
Beaverton, OR
View
Customer Service Supervisor
Lake Oswego, OR
View
Network Engineer
Portland, OR
View
Communications Manager
Portland, OR
View
Wireless Sales Representative - Government
Portland, OR
View
Wireless Sales Representative - Government
Vancouver, WA
View
Technology Assist Analyst
Portland, OR
View
Network Engineer
Portland, OR
View
Network Engineer
Portland, OR
View
25N Nodal Network Systems Operator-Maintainer
Clackamas, OR
View

Search more jobs

In my opinion one of the coolest features of the first generation iPhone was its ability to accurately give you your location despite its lacking a GPS chip. The technology is based on using Wi-Fi access points and cellular tower triangulation to determine your coordinates. Obviously a GPS chip is a better alternative (at least as long as you don’t have a roof blocking your satellite signal), but there are plenty of applications where Wi-Fi location comes in pretty handy. That’s why Boston based Skyhook Wireless is a growing company. They’re behind the technology that provides location to non-GPS equipped iPhones (as the New York Times covered quite well), and they’re also using their technology for geotagging, device recovery, social networking, and much more.

Locate Yourself at Skyhook Wireless

Now, it may sound to you as though GPS is a major threat to Skyhook Wireless’ business, but that’s not the case at all. If you take a look at the graph below, you’ll see that Skyhook’s XPS is a hybrid of GPS and Wi-Fi Positioning, and that it provides an amazing level of reliability in nearly all situations.

xpsperform

Beyond just being able to give people their locations, Skyhook Wireless also focuses on what people do with those locations on whatever device they’re getting them on. We’ve barely even touched the surface with using location data in our every day lives, so I think that Skyhook Wireless has a pretty bright future. If you want to be a part of that future, you should check out their Jobs page. A few of Skyhook’s job openings look like they might be suitable for new or recent grads: Wireless Product Manager, Web Product Manager, and Embedded Device Engineer. To apply for any of these positions (or maybe an unlisted one) send a cover letter and resume to careers@skyhookwireless.com.

Links to Help You Begin Your Research

Where are you?

We've identified Skyhook Wireless as having career opportunities in the following categories:


Jobs Near You

Forklift Driver - Outbound
Diebold Lumber Troutdale, OR
View
Amazon Warehouse Associate
Amazon Portland, OR
View
Amazon Warehouse Associate
Amazon Columbia City, OR
View
Member Service Specialist
OnPoint Community Credit Union Portland, OR
View
Sanitation
Food Producer Hillsboro, OR
View

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Copyright © 2007-2015 One Day, One Job. All rights reserved.