Hardware Designer in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 9/5/2020

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Job Description

The Opportunity |Hardware Designer

The Hardware Designer is responsible for all aspects of hardware development within an embedded systems environment. The individual will support activities including requirements definition, design capture, debugging, testing, documenting, support and at the most senior level, may provide architecture, mentoring and team leadership.

Your Challenge:

  • Design, develop and test new embedded Hardware

  • Support and enhance existing embedded Hardware

  • Apply established development processes and assist in process improvement

  • Analyze requirements and develop design alternatives

  • Generate complete and accurate user and design documentation

  • Provide input to architecture and design reviews

  • Provide input and evaluation of new technologies and products

  • Keep current with embedded Hardware trends and share knowledge

  • Perform design verification of products

  • Contribute to the release of manufacturing technical data packages for products

  • Assist in maintaining a positive and productive atmosphere within the team

  • Provide task breakdowns and accurate estimates for project planning


  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent

  • Industry experience 4-8 years
Your Expertise:

  • Board level development with experience in

    • Processors (Intel, Arm and Power Architecture)

    • High-speed signaling (PCIe, 10G Ethernet)

    • DDR4

    • Power Supplies

    • Graphics (Displayport, Analog, DVI)

    • PCB stackup and interconnect technologies

  • Experience with schematic and PCB design capture tools (preferably Mentor Graphics)

  • Experience in performing design verification on high-speed interfaces, power supplies and analog signals.

  • Experience working with and directing a multi-disciplined team

  • Proven communication/interpersonal skills

  • Experience with product development process

  • Experience with product configuration management system (Agile and SAP) is an asset

  • Experience with DO-254 development process is an asset

  • Experience with signal integrity analysis tools and measurement is an asset

  • Experience with requirements capture, analysis and tracking is an asset

  • Strong sense of responsibility, commitment to quality and achieving deadlines
This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD).

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.