Electronics Technologist

Department Region
R&D Canada

Representative Responsibilities:

  • Assumes design responsibility for portions of project.
  • With minimal supervision, makes design modifications or improvements to existing and special projects. 
  • Analyzes project problems to determine probable cause and potential solutions.
  • Conducts necessary investigative work pertinent to designs. 
  • May be involved in the compilation of project schedules, specifications, test plans, equipment purchases, release related documentation, and other duties as assigned.
  • May be involved in departmental process and quality programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Completes special projects and assignments in a positive and timely manner

Position Specific Duties

  • An aspiration for new and emerging technology, and a desire to be on the leading edge. The ambition to succeed and tenacity to work through any challenges to reach the goal.
  • An interest in continued professional development to stay abreast of the best practices and technology in your field.
  • A focus on customer service and satisfaction, internal and external to the company.
  • A desire to work with a small team to produce world class products.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or comparable business experience in increasingly responsible positions in the related discipline
  • 2-3 years of job-related experience preferred
  • Strong CAD skills for schematic capture. (Altium/PADS preferred)
  • Strong CAD skills for PCB layout capture. (Altium/PADS preferred)
  • Strong experience in writing C code for microcontrollers. PIC and Atmel experience an asset.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript and web application development.
  • Experience using APIs for cloud computing platforms: Google, Amazon Web Services, etc
  • Experience using embedded Linux platforms: Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone, or similar
  • An understanding of industrial design sensibilities. Full product design including the packaging and user interface.
  • Experience with the processes involved with regulatory approvals UL, ETL, FCC, IC.
  • Shop skills. Hand tools and small power tools.
  • The ability to design, set-up and run lab tests.
  • An understanding of electronic manufacturing processes.
  • Experience with Lighting or HVAC controls an asset.
  • Experience with wireless products an asset.
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding performance targets as an individual and as member of a team.
  • The ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Have the ability to work effectively with suppliers and sub-contractors.
  • Have the ability to travel to the United States.