Markham, Ontario

Design Engineer III (Hardware Designer)

Title: Design Engineer III AKA Hardware Designer
Location: 650 Markland Street, Markham, Ontario, CAN L6C 0M1
Partially onsite and remote

Preferred Experience with substation / distributed automation products
Job Description: 

Position: Hardware Designer 

We currently have an opportunity for a Hardware Designer responsible for new product introduction (NPI) or technical life cycle support for existing products. This role is responsible for designing hardware products, systems and assemblies for substation/distribution automation solutions as well as design, layout, prototyping and testing of the modules developed or supported. You will also provide support for validation and compliance testing as part of the NPI process. 

·Participate in scheduled design reviews, providing updates on issues, progress and plans 
·Create and revise technical specifications, detailed design, schematics, printed circuit board layout, component life cycle/margin analysis, reliability analysis and test specifications, traceable to system technical requirements. Prepare calculations and block diagrams 
·Adhere to established design practices in hardware design 
·Perform thorough prototype verification testing against technical requirements, providing records of test for functional, performance, compliance and reliability aspects 
·Work alongside and provide support to other team developers and designers in the system integration and test of software and hardware modules 
·Mentor junior designers on project team 
·Provide technical support to product validation teams during test and provide timely response to defect resolution 
·Work with cross-functional team supporting sourcing, manufacturing, systems engineering and customer service 
·Ensure work products are under version control and archived regularly 
·Prepare engineering change order release 
·Perform root cause analysis and corrective action on critical issues 

·A university degree in Electronic Engineering or equivalent 
· 7 years experience with hardware design and development for embedded products. 
· Preferred Experience with substation / distributed automation products 
·Excellent written and verbal communication skills & interpersonal skills 
·Flexible schedule to allow for communication with global development teams 
·Work in an independent manner utilizing sound judgment to make decisions 
·High-speed digital and embedded technology and design 
·Analog and signal processing design experience for low level signal design. 
·Switch mode power supply topologies and design 
·Network and serial communication interface design 
·Electro-magnetic compatibility, environmental and safety compliance standards for electric utilities and substations 
·Design for reliability methods 
·Industrial packaging/design for electronic assemblies 
·Manufacturing and new product introduction process requirements

Within 30 years, ALTEN has become leader in R&D, Engineering, Information Technology Services, Life Sciences and Network Services with 37,000 consultants working in more than 20 countries.

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