Electrical Design/Firmware Engineer



  • Engineering & Technical
  • Job Code: 9S7116721120
  • Posted: November 20, 2018
My client - a loudspeaker manufacturer located in NE, Calgary is looking for an Electrical/Firmware Engineer with experience in RTOS firmware development and all aspects of circuit board design.

The Role:
  • Design, prototype, and prepare projects for manufacturing
  • Develop and maintain embedded firmware for all products
  • Participate in all phases of product lifecycle from specification to testing.
  • Integrate electronic hardware, firmware, and software into complete systems.
  • Evaluate, choose, and communicate with new and existing vendors
  • Ensure reliable operation of products under extreme conditions.
  • Develop test fixtures and assist in transferring designs to manufacturing.
  • Effectively communicate progress and problems to management and other departments.
  • Manage procurement of all electrical components
  • Create product documentation and user manuals
  • Provide support to customers
The Ideal Candidate:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in electronic design
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience supervising team members
  • Experience with embedded test techniques, design for test, design margin analysis and design for production
  • Experience leading a program transition from development to production
  • Experience in managing schedule and resources to meet assigned milestones
  • Experience functioning in multi-disciplined design teams across multiple projects
  • Experience prioritizing work to complete multiple tasks at a time
  • Demonstrated RTOS firmware development in C
  • Experience in all aspects of circuit board design including hardware designs with processors, FPGAs, memory, and industry interfaces, such as PCIe, Ethernet, I2C, UART
  • Experience with PCB design tasks and proven ability to use tools to design (schematic capture), analyze and simulate designs prior to hardware execution.
  • Must be well versed in Altium or similar software
  • Demonstrated ability to manage technical and schedule risks and to identify cost reduction opportunities
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Critical and pragmatic thinking
  • A collaborative, ego-free approach to problem solving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be well versed in Microsoft Word and Excel
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Sushant Shah, Consultant, Aplin  Engineering & Technical / Supply Chain & Operations Management.  We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  #LI-CAL


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Sushant Shah

Engineering & Technical / Supply Chain & Operations



  • 403.351.2457
  • sshah@aplin.com

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