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Sr. Hardware Engineer

Brampton, ON

Responsibilities

  • Prepare electrical designs for avionics chassis, circuit card assemblies (CCA), printed circuit boards (PCB) and cable harness designs for space and terrestrial applications
  • Low-noise Analog circuit design including sensor front-end amplifiers, filtering, and data acquisition systems.
  • High-speed digital and analog board design experience including schematic entry, circuit simulations, electrical worst-case analysis, parts stress analysis, PWB layout design, and support to Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) drawings and manufacturing.
  • DC Brushless/Brushed Motor Driver/Controllers, resolvers, and encoders design
  • Perform electrical analysis for motors and motor controllers
  • Design of motor control schemes and sensors related to motor drivers
  • System level Power, Grounding, and Bonding architectures
  • Development and verification of System level electrical specifications and requirements.
 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Minimum 7+ years of experience in mixed signal design
  • Experience using electrical CAD tools such as ORCAD, Altium, AutoCAD Electrical, MATLAB, and PSPICE Simulators.
  • Experience testing and debugging of CCAs at the board level, testing of avionics at the unit level, and system integration level.
  • Proficient in the use of test equipment such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, TDR’s and VNA’s, power amplifiers, function generators etc.
  • EMI/EMC testing of avionics and systems per MIL-STD-461, and overall awareness of EMI/EMC design principles and troubleshooting skills.
  • MATLAB simulation experience for motor design is an asset
  • Ability to work with the constraints of other disciplines (mechanical, thermal) to achieve overall project requirements.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication and organization skills
  • Technical presentations to customers like CSA and NASA for design reviews
  • Strong human relations skills, and dedication to meet project deadlines
  • Experience in working with customers such as NASA JPL and Lockheed Martin on integrating avionics to their vehicle (rover, spacecraft) at their assembly, integration and test facilities is an asset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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