Intermediate Hardware Designer

Peterborough, ON · Manufacturing

A Hardware Designer requires advanced formal engineering education, superior problem
solving skills and independent decision-making ability. Responsibilities include designing
and implementing electronic hardware systems in a team setting. Systems typically require
the design and development of both analog and digital circuits. This position reports to
Hardware Engineering Manager.

 Analyze and specify hardware development environment (HDE), verification
environment, debugging and profiling tools
 Develop, deploy and support DO-254 processes, reviews (SOI), development plans and
review checklists
 Analyze user's requirements and create a detailed hardware architecture and formal
structured design
 Perform electronics, hardware FPGA design and mechanical engineering design
 Design electronic CC electronics from detailed designs to meet EMC/EMI requirements
and performance
 Prepare material costs and timing estimates, reports and design descriptions for
electronic systems and equipment
 Perform circuit analysis and traceability from user's requirements to formal design
and implementation
 Support and inspect the installation, modification, testing and operation of electronic
components, systems and equipment
 Debug and troubleshoot hardware circuits
 Integrate CC components into embedded system environment, including test bench
and on aircraft at customer sites
 Work with product development teams – product/systems and/or Software Engineers
and engineering support in a leadership role
 Produce and manage work packages and submit status reports to Hardware
Engineering Manager
 Participate and support on program risk assessment and mitigation
 Supervise the work of junior designers and/or other engineering employees
 Provide presentations to customers on hardware design and operation
 Other duties as assigned

 Minimum 3 years of analog and digital experience in circuit design and analysis;
 Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of
training and experience;
 VHDL design and experience on DO-254, DOORS, Matlab, Modelsim are assets.
 Technical and hardware qualifications (DO-254) experience. Background from Control
systems (Engine Control, Landing and Steering Controls an asset), Avionics,
Aerospace, Medical Device or other high reliability products would be a definite asset;
 Proficient on Microsoft Office Tools advanced features (Word, Project, Access and
 Prior working experience within a team setting;
 Excellent analytical and problem solving skills;
 Strong verbal and written communication skills;
 Exceptional organization skills and able to meet tight deadlines;
 Proven experience working with standards, processes and work procedures in a
structured design environment;
 Familiarity with RTCA, Inc. certification standards;
 Professionally registered (P. Eng) in Ontario (or have the ability to obtain such
registration within one year of employment).

*** Only qualified candidates will be contacted for interview. Thank you and Good Luck with
your search!

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