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Manager of Electrical Engineering - CONFIDENTIAL

Ottawa, Ontario
Manager of Electrical Engineering - 

Come Join Us!

What You’ll Do:
The Manager of Electrical Engineering will be a part of the Engineering team with the primary focus of managing the electrical engineering resources while acting as the electrical engineering design authority for all internally and externally developed hardware products. You will:
  • Mentor staff at all levels of experience and seniority to build a world class electrical engineering team
  • Act as the senior hardware architect for all product platforms
  • Review and approve all product releases and product changes as the electrical design authority
  • Define and maintain the hardware development and technology roadmaps for the department
  • Define, monitor and control the capacity planning of the electrical department
  • Assign and support resources allocated to internal and external hardware development projects
  • Define, implement and maintain the hardware development processes
  • Continuously adapt the department to new standards and technologies for hardware development
  • Manage the assignment and resolution of all hardware support issues
  • Support the development and finalization of estimates related to winning new business
  • Perform yearly and semi-annual reviews and set department and resource objectives
  • Manage department budgets and monitor resource overhead levels
  • Participate in long term corporate planning for product development and business objective execution
  • Report on department performance metrics
Please note that this job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility that will ever be required of an employee in the job.
Who You Are:
  • Experienced manager with broad technical skills and seasoned organizational skills
  • Inquisitive development professional versed in the latest electrical engineering industry and technology trends
  • Proficient hardware designer experienced in both analog and digital design implementations
  • Veteran product designer exposed to multiple industries, markets and applications
  • Forward thinking resource manager accustomed to resource forecasting, coordination and planning
  • Strong and clear communicator able to communicate high level recommendations succinctly
  • Requirement driven professional able to leverage agility while delivering high reliability products
What You Should Bring:
The ideal candidate will have an Engineering or equivalent degree with at least 7-10 years of demonstrated hardware product development management experience.  Additionally, you should have;
  • 7-10 years of analog and digital electronics design and product delivery experience
  • 5+ years of experience managing multiple concurrent hardware development projects
  • 5+ years of managing hardware development resources and associated processes
  • 5+ years of full product life-cycle management (cradle to grave) experience
  • 5+ years of design for test and design for manufacturability experience
  • 5+ years of developing embedded hardware products to international standards (CSA, UL, CE, etc.)5+ years of electro-mechanical product design experience
  • Experience in performing analog and digital modelling, simulation, and analyses
  • Airborne electronic (ARP-4754, DO-160/254) or equivalent (automotive) design experience
  • Experience in designing hybrid products with DSPs, microprocessors, FPGAs and/ASICs
Complimentary Experience:
Additional consideration will be given to candidates having experience in one or more of the following areas:
  • Imaging detection systems (CCD, CMOS, IR/NIR, etc.)
  • Electro-optic design
  • Fiber-optic design
  • Experience in aerospace and/or other harsh environment product design (automotive)
  • Complex electro-optical instrumentation principles (SEM, LIBS, etc.)
  • IoT (Internet of Things) architectures, software platforms and communication protocols
  • On engine hardware development experience (FADEC, ECU etc.)
What We Offer You:
  • Competitive salary, benefits, profit share bonus program
  • A fantastic culture, team and energy to work with
  • Superb work location in Ottawa’ East End 
  • Social activities, company sponsored events and opportunities to give back to our local community
  • Hybrid working options
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