We are seeking a creative and motivated individual to join our engineering team as an Electronics and Embedded Systems Designer. In this technically advanced and diverse role, you will design and support specialized embedded designs for challenging applications that require real-time Ethernet, digital video, serial controls, fiber-optic telemetry, and IoT-based condition monitoring. Our rugged electronics products are deployed in harsh environments around the world, including underwater robotic vehicles, subsea control networks for oil and gas infrastructure, advanced sensor pods for aircraft and security platforms, and various demanding industrial sites. This is an excellent opportunity to join an industry leading business, working in a casual but professional environment. As part of an experienced design team, you will be creating innovative products for the world's most advanced robotics, control systems, and resilient networks.
Lead and/or assist design and development of hi-rel embedded software/firmware and related interface circuits for new products, including support/enhancement of existing designs, within an ISO-9001 system;
Support design and testing of analogue and digital circuits for power, signal, and bus interfaces;
Develop concepts and evaluate new hardware, software, and tools for new product platforms and innovative solutions based on both customer needs and Focal's technology roadmaps;
Support PCBA layout, prototyping, testing (board and system level), documentation, and production;
Support various technical sales activities, including customer inquiries, training, customer visits, proposal preparation, and participation in trade shows as required (this may involve some travel);
Support project management teams and lead design teams where applicable.
Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 3 years (intermediate) or 7 years (senior) of directly relevant experience;
Experience with ARM or other RISC-based microcontrollers;
Basic experience with analogue, digital, and power circuit design;
Strong ability to work in small teams with ability to lead and manage design projects;
Strong technical documentation and communication/presentation skills;
Experience with engineering tools, including CAD, schematic design, and test equipment;
Self-motivated and highly proactive work style;
Well-developed oral and written communication skills;
Ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
Proven leadership skills;
Experience with Microsoft Office products.
Experience with advanced FPGA designs, including Verilog or VHDL, simulation, and testing;
Experience with embedded code design, C and/or C++, and RTOS for real-time applications;
Experience with multi-Gigabit designs, digital video, and/or fiber optics;
Experience with design and testing of .NET based GUIs;
Knowledge of video signals, serial data signals, Ethernet protocols, and related real-time solutions;
Knowledge of design methods for hi-rel designs (code and hardware);
Knowledge of product and packaging solutions for harsh environments.
Work With Us
With over 30 years of success and growth, Focal Technologies is a proven leader in rugged, reliable, and innovative solutions for the marine, defense, and industrial fields. We operate in a culture of trust, integrity, and excellence with a commitment to creating high-performance, engineered products that solve our customers' most difficult technical challenges. Our products - including electro-optical slip rings, fluid swivels and advanced fiber-optic multiplexers - are critical to the operation of robotic and control systems, imaging systems, industrial plants, radars, and various subsea applications.
Focal Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Moog Inc., a world-leading defense and aerospace engineering company with a talented, global workforce of over 12,000 people and operations in more than 27 countries. Focal Technologies is proud to have nominated for and awarded Silver Medalist for the Export Business of the Year 2019 by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. Moog has a performance culture that empowers and inspires individuals to achieve remarkable things - for our customers, for the company and for each other. We hire great people and we help them to achieve their potential.
To learn more about Focal Technologies, visit www.moog.com/about-us/components-group/focal.html and watch our recently released video: https://youtu.be/40XYi2FcvQ0 !
Moog-Focal offers a competitive salary, benefits package including medical and dental, life insurance, company match RRSP and a profit share program.
The successful candidate must be eligible to meet requirements for U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP).
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and particularly welcome applications from Women, Aboriginal Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.