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Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Montreal, Quebec

Aversan, Inc. (www.aversan.com) is a reputable engineering company that provides expertise in the aerospace and defense industries. We are currently seeking a qualified senior electrical engineer to work within our client’s multidisciplinary team for the development and production of custom displays and related products. You will perform hands-on development of new designs during the development phases, along with other related activities such as prototype follow-ups, verification tests, troubleshooting, test setups, qualification testing, and documentation.
The electrical engineer will also participate in elaborate design processes, test strategies, and new technologies in line with the Business Unit product roadmap. You will also provide hardware support for product introduction to manufacturing and support for on-going production.

Reports to: Director Engineering
Location: Montreal Qc - Hybrid
Conversion: Possibility to go Perm or continue as contract

Job duties:

  • Design and document electronics for the Displays business unit
  • Define hardware architectures, design, and develop electronic circuit design and PCB layouts, develop appropriate design verification and validation approaches, and perform the design verification activities
  • Generate or modify VHDL code for custom functionality of FPGA
  • Generate or modify C code for embedded microcontroller-based circuits
  • Provide technical solutions for the selection of electronic components for new and existing products
  • Design and document electronic test environment for the Display BU
  • Work with suppliers and provide technical guidance to manufacture circuit assemblies
  • Identify and resolve hardware issues with component obsolescence and manufacturability of display products components;
  • Build prototype parts, cables, and test fixtures
  • Create technical documentation and users’ manuals
  • Assign part numbers for drawings, documents and generate Bill of Materials (BOMs)
  • Prepare, incorporate, and process Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)
  • Support and troubleshoot complex RMA failure modes
  • Carry out analyses, validations/verifications test and follow-up of prototypes
  • Work in collaboration with a team of multidisciplinary professionals
  • Technical assistance to marketing (technical solution, discussions with external customers, demo units, etc…)
  • Provide support to New Product Introduction (NPI) and Production
  • Participate in R&D development projects
  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering;
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience;
  • Design of analog/digital circuits, power supply, microcontrollers, debugging tools and LCD displays (characters/graphics, monochrome/color);
  • Hardware architecture of electronic systems and integrated MMI applications;
  • Experience in analyzing safety and reliability requirements;
  • Ability to use basic electronic test equipment such as power supplies, multimeters, oscilloscopes, function generators, etc.
  • FPGA (VHDL), “C” programming language
  • Familiar with the development of Operating Systems and embedded software
  • C/C++ Programming Language; experience with Python is a plus
  • Ability to solder and use prototyping tools
  • Experience with Mentor PADS Schematic and Layout software a plus
  • Processes for avionics certification like DO-254 HW development and DO-178 SW development
  • Background of military & Aerospace standards with direct experience to meet RTCA/DO-160,Environmental Testing, MIL-TSD-810 and MIL-STD-461 and military standards
  • Effective written/verbal communication skills; computing skills (Windows, Microsoft Office)


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