electrical engineer r&d, Vancouver

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We are seeking an experienced Electrical Engineer with an R&D background for a well established high tech manufacturing client of ours in the Vancouver area.

The Electrical R&D Engineer will contribute to highly visible technology and product development activities within the engineering organization. In consultation with the Design and Product teams, you are responsible for electro-mechanical design, development, and testing of novel sensor products. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a high-tech, fast-paced, product-development company.


-Drive development and design of next-generation technologies and new sensor products
-Contribute to the culture of intellectual property generation
-Interact with a multi-disciplined team to innovate novel solutions for future products
-Perform schematics design and multi-layer PCB layout using Altium Designer
-Responsible for firmware development, debug, simulations, and testing
-Generate technical documentation for transfer of technology to product development and manufacturing
-Conduct design reviews and failure modes and effects analysis
-Source components and interface with the supply chain to procure required parts
-Support team members with documentation including detailed engineering drawings, bills of materials, performance specifications, and UL submittals


-Masters and/or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering
-10 years of related experience in R&D and product development
-Experience taking new technologies and products from concept to commercialization
-Experience with fast prototyping and design of complex analog and digital electronic circuits and assemblies
-Must be proficient in C, C++ & HDL coding languages
-Proficient with various MCUs and interface standards including UART
-Strong programming knowledge of various serial protocols such as I2C, SPI, USB, and Modbus
-Knowledge of analog signal transmission protocols such as 4-20mA & 0-10V
-Knowledge of EtherCAT protocol is an asset
-Excellent analytical, problem-solving skills, with strong attention to details
-Excellent communication skills and ability to work as a team player
-Excellent time management skills and commitment to meet deadlines
-Flexible and willing to work in a very fast-paced environment

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please forward your resume via email to Nick Paraskeva | nick.paraskeva@randstad.ca
Randstad Professionals Canada
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