Hardware Design Engineer Senior

  • Category
    Engineering - Electronic
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Location
    Peterborough, Ontario

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Senior Hardware Design Engineer for our Global client located in Peterborough. This permanent position as a Senior Hardware Design Engineer is an excellent opportunity to take the next step in your career and work in the lovely Peterborough area!

As a Hardware Engineer, our client's expectation of this position is that it advanced formal engineering education, superior problem solving skills and independent decision-making ability. Responsibilities include designing and implementing electronic hardware systems in a team setting. Systems typically require the design and development of both analog and digital circuits.


  • Support technical/commercial proposals and assist with preparation of estimates, schedules, compliance matrices and costing for new bids
  • Analyze customer needs/requirements to create hardware development plans and hardware verification plans
  • Analyze and specify hardware development environment (HDE), verification environment, debugging and profiling tools
  • Develop, deploy and support DO254 processes, reviews (SOI), development plans and review checklists
  • Analyze users requirements and create a detailed hardware architecture and formal structured design
  • Perform electronics, hardware FPGA design and mechanical engineering design
  • Design electronic circuits, components, systems and equipment from detailed designs to meet EMC/EMI requirements and performance
  • Prepare material costs and timing estimates, reports and design descriptions for electronic systems and equipment
  • Perform circuit analysis and traceability from users requirements to formal design and implementation
  • Support and inspect the installation, modification, testing and operation of electronic components, systems and equipment
  • Debug and troubleshoot hardware circuits
  • Determine FMEA at Board and Component levels
  • Integrate hardware into embedded system environment, including test bench and on aircraft at customer sites
  • Work with product development teams product/systems and/or Software Engineers and engineering support in a leadership role
  • Produce and manage work packages and submit status reports to Hardware Engineering Manager Participate and support on program risk assessment and mitigation
  • Supervise the work of junior designers and/or other engineering employees
  • Provide presentations to customers on hardware design and operation
  • Minimum 10 years experience in electronic product design and reliability analysis, including digital and analog building blocks;
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent combination of training and experience;
  • VHDL design and experience on DO254, DOORS, Orcad, Matlab, PSPICE are assets.
  • Technical and hardware qualifications (DO160 and DO254) experience.
  • Background from Control systems (Engine Control, Landing and Steering Controls an asset), Avionics, Aerospace, Medical Device or other high reliability products would be a definite asset;
  • Leadership/management experience
  • Proven experience working with standards, processes and work procedures in a structured design environment;
  • Familiarity with RTCA, Inc. certification standards;
  • Professionally registered (P. Eng) in Ontario (or have the ability to obtain such registration within one year of employment).
  • Orcad, Matlab, PSPICE are assets.
  • Proficient on Microsoft Office Tools advanced features (Word, Project, Access and Excel);
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving skills and adaptability;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Exceptional organization skills and able to meet tight deadlines; This posting reflects the general duties of the position but is not a detailed description of all duties which the successful applicant may be asked to perform.
This permanent position is with a World-Class organization with a great compensation package for the right candidate. 

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_021050_12025427

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.