10 days old

Manager, Hardware Development

FLIR Systems
Oshawa, ON L1H
  • Job Code
    REQ13372

Be visionary

At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

As the Manager, Hardware Development, you will oversee a team of hardware, layout and power experts. The expectation is that you build a high performing team that delivers leading edge hardware that supports our roadmap in a timely manner and helps us to build our position as a market leader in the group 1 UAV space.

The Manager, Hardware Development will:

  • Lead our hardware engineering team by example and create a high-performing team, that is highly motivated and self-driven
  • Design light weight UAV electronics (boards, flexes, cables) for aircraft, payloads, and accessories
  • Take the electronics design through schematic, layout, multiple prototype cycles, verification, and into production, while following our Design for Manufacturing, Design for Assembly rules
  • Select best in class components (everything from resistors to radios) and document your designs through schematics, block diagrams, and technical design documents
  • Guide PCB layout of complex multi-layer rigid, flex, and rigid-flex boards
  • Work closely with other hardware engineers and multi-disciplinary teams (RF, mechanical, product, software, verification, etc.) to deliver the best systems
  • Drive board level verification and validation activities including signal integrity and power integrity checks
  • Work with our supply chain team and external vendors to resolve board DFM, fabrication, component and test issues in time for NPI and production builds
  • Be hands-on in system level and board-level debugging of prototypes and in-market products
  • Research and prototype new technologies for integration in FLIR products
  • Optimize designs for reliability, cost, weight, testability, and manufacturing
  • Participate in the hardware teams design review processes
  • Some travel may occasionally be required
  • Other tasks as assigned to support the overall goals of the FLIR organization

Preferred Skills/Experience
  • BASc or B.Eng degree in electronics, electrical engineering, mechatronics, computer engineering, or equivalent
  • 5+ years leadership experience in electronics design, system engineering or similar
  • A demonstrable passion for innovation, building and creating things
  • Strong ability to work well with others
  • Strong ability to learn and improve skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with common signal busses like I2C, SPI, USB
  • Experience designing power supplies with switch-mode and LDO converters
  • Hands-on debugging skills with common lab equipment
  • Eligible to be certified to examine, possess and transfer items under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program and legally authorized to work in Canada

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.





Posted: 2019-10-10 Expires: 2019-11-08
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