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  • Embedded Systems Design Engineer - Lotek Canada

    Location:

    Newmarket, ON

    Posted:

    February 6, 2024

    Company:

    Lotek Wireless is an award winning and world leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of fish and wildlife monitoring systems. We provide leading-edge products that help scientists to study the effects of ever-increasing pressure on Global natural resources into increased demand for our leading-edge products throughout the world.

    Opportunity:

    This is an exciting opportunity for a highly dynamic, strategic and results-driven professional to join our Engineering team in the role of Embedded Systems Design Engineer.

    Duties:

    Some immediate tasks of this permanent position involve:

    • Design, prototyping and testing of digital and analog circuitry for implementation in low-power microprocessor-controlled peripherals like RF or acoustic transmitters and miscellaneous dataloggers;
    • Planning, development and implementation of sensor-equipped low-power acoustic and radio transmitters for underwater and avian applications;
    • Analysis of circuit designs with the use of calculations, simulations and modeling techniques;
    • Definition and implementation of test strategies to ensure compliance of the design to the specification;
    • Responsibility for accurate and complete documentation including block diagrams, schematics, bills of materials and engineering design reports;
    • Close collaboration with Manufacturing to ensure timely transition of designs into products;
    • Define and implement best practices for product assembly and testing by in-house production team or third-party contractor
    • Research new technologies and test new sensors, batteries, chips, etc. for future product development
    • Project management.

    An ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

    • MSEE or BSEE and minimum 5 years of relevant experience;
    • Experience in planning, analysis, specification design, design implementation, debugging and documentation of low-power digital electronic circuits;
    • Experience and interest in working with various low power microprocessors and microcontrollers including ARM and MSP 430;
    • Good knowledge of low power designs composed of various sensors, battery chargers, buck/boost regulators, MCU and peripherals, communication busses, etc.
    • Demonstrated experience in low level embedded C programming and debugging, interfacing with sensors, communication busses, etc.
    • Proficient in designing compact PCB layouts, using electrical CAD tools (e.g. ORCAD and Altium);
    • Working knowledge of analog signal processing techniques and their applications to biomedical and environmental sensors;
    • Good project management skills – planning of the sequence of operations, budgeting, selection of methods and resources, experience in interfacing with subcontractors;
    • Knowledge of EMI and EMC
    • Familiarity with variety of test and metrology instruments;
    • Good time and task management skills (multitasking);
    • Good written and oral communication skills;
    • Familiarity with design control aspects of quality assurance;
    • Familiarity with software simulation tools such as PSPICE, MATHCAD, MATLAB;

    To apply:

    If you are interested in this opportunity and have the experience we are seeking, please send us your resume.  We offer competitive salary and benefits as well as outstanding company culture!  Please send your resume to employment@lotek.com

    Lotek Wireless Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs through the recruitment process.

    Please note only those persons invited for an interview will be contacted.

    To find more out about Lotek, go to our website, Facebook page or YouTube channel.

  • Technical Sales - Avian Telemetry Specialist

    Job Type:

    Full Time

    Location:

    Newmarket, ON

    Posted:

    May 15, 2024

    Company:

    Lotek Wireless is an award-winning Global company and world leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of fish and wildlife monitoring systems.

    Opportunity:

    We are seeking someone with technical ability for the role of Avian Telemetry Specialist. Our Avian Segment is a team within our Marketing and Sales Department which leads the distribution of our highly specialized products. This is a unique opportunity for someone who enjoys discussing technical equipment needs with those conducting important research on animal behaviour and the environment, in a way that makes a positive contribution to the quality of life.  It’s an exciting time for research using the latest tracking developments in a growing market.

    Skills and Qualifications:

    As a minimum, the successful candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree. Biological/Environmental Science, Electrical Engineering or Business preferred. Graduate Degree, MBA, would be an asset. A minimum of 3+ years in related field is preferred.

    Technical Competency, Computer literacy, Self-reliance, Self-discipline, Communication, Team Player, Understanding the Customer, Initiative, Planning, Financial Skills, Report Writing, Process Improvement

    An appreciation of wildlife research and a good grasp of wildlife telemetry would be a huge advantage. Familiarity with Government procurement procedures is an asset.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    As a member of our Global Avian Segment, you will be responsible for international sales of GPS satellite, radio and archival tracking technologies. These provide the animal’s perspective on many topics including changes in the environment.

    This career opportunity places you in the middle of decisions that set the balance between human activities and wildlife conservation. Your primary contacts are researchers at Universities, Government Agencies, NGO’s, and Wildlife Consultants, to identify and advise on their research objectives and potential telemetry requirements.

    The role also allows you the opportunity to feedback information from the researchers you meet, to inform our development programs.

    International travel is estimated at 6-10 weeks per year attending conferences and visiting contacts and prospects.

    To apply:

    If your expertise aligns with the opportunity and you are keen to be part of a diverse and collaborative team with a leading- edge company, please email us your resume to  employment@lotek.com

    Lotek Wireless Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs through the recruitment process.

    Please note only those persons invited for an interview will be contacted.

    To learn more about Lotek, visit our website, Facebook page or YouTube channel.

  • Mechanical Assembler & Encapsulation

    Job Type:

    Full Time

    Location:

    Newmarket, ON

    Posted:

    May 21, 2024

    Company:

    Lotek Wireless is an award-winning Global company and world leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of fish and wildlife monitoring systems.

    Opportunity:

    Lotek is currently looking to fill our Mechanical Assembler & Encapsulation role for our Production Department. We seek a highly motivated individual capable of working in a team environment.

    Skills/Duties:

    • Ability to do mechanical assembly and basic soldering with brief instruction and minimum supervision.
    • Experience operating workshop machinery (such as lathe, drill press, milling machine, bandsaw, bench grinder) and using mechanical/electrical tools.
    • Experience handling epoxies (mixing, curing, applying, storing) and familiarity with their basic mechanical and chemical behaviours.
    • Comfortable with applying epoxy on small parts precisely and UV-curing it under a microscope.
    • Experienced using different materials such as epoxy and gasket to seal products from water penetration through external coating, potting it in a tube or in a mould.
    • Must work well with others, have a positive attitude, and have excellent vision and good hand-eye coordination.
    • Work well under deadlines and pressures.
    • Comfortable sitting and working with hands for long periods.
    • Ability to use safely use equipment and tools.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

    To apply:

    If you are interested in this opportunity and have the experience we are seeking, please apply by email to employment@lotek.com

    Lotek Wireless Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs through the recruitment process.

    Please note only those persons invited for an interview will be contacted.

    To learn more about Lotek, visit our website, Facebook page or YouTube channel.