Hardware Designer



  • Information Technology
  • Job Code: 9S135320312
  • Posted: March 12, 2018
David Aplin Group is searching for a Hardware Designer for a great client in HRM NS. This company is playing in an interesting Space. If you are looking for your next career with a great organization, please submit your resume for consideration. 

The Position:

You will be contributing towards new product development and the improvement of existing products within the embedded solutions team. The role will also involve interacting with external vendors and other teams/departments; this demands excellent written and verbal communication skills. As part of a small high performing group, your work will have a significant impact on the success of the team and its products.

The Role:

  • Design, test, and qualify high quality and cost effective electronic solutions for satellite centric M2M products
  • Primary for the RF implementation (antenna selection and integration into low power satellite/cellular/BLE/etc. designs)
  • Assist in all phases of development, compliance test, manufacturing test, product ramp and related sustaining activities
  • Take ownership of critical design and development areas of the products and systems
  • Interact with cross-functional engineering teams for cohesive product development
  • Participate in design reviews and collaborate closely with other M2M developers
  • Build robust methodologies and processes to deliver high quality products 
  • Participate in electronic hardware design (depending on individual skill sets)
  • Assist with firmware and overall embedded solution design

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum B.Eng in Electrical Engineering
  • 4+ years of relevant hardware design experience
  • Understanding hardware design of embedded systems, especially in antenna integration 
  • Low power circuit design
  • Experience designing, developing and troubleshooting autonomous embedded products
  • Knowledge of onboard power supply designs and IO 
  • Understanding of EMC/EMI principles
  • Familiarity with GPS, Bluetooth, Iridium and cellular an asset
  • System/Sub-System test planning and execution
  • Experience with I2C, SPI and UART
  • Some experience in RF design and design of antenna based products
  • Experience with Altium is an asset
  • Experience with programming languages such as C is an asset

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 Stephen Newman, Senior Consultant - David Aplin Group. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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Stephen Newman

Information Technology / Engineering & Technical


Senior Consultant

  • 902.334.6006
  • snewman@aplin.com

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