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Hardware Technician

Job Description

The company develops tracking systems for high value goods. They will be working on a new product developing tests for that new product - they'll be working on an offender tracker. The tracker is fundamentally a cellphone but waterproof and has panic detectors, dead body detectors, among other features. They're in the last phase of automating the audio testing.

This person would review schematics, PCB layout, work on bring up boards that come out of the factory. Majority of the role is working on testing the design, which includes power cycling the unit, temperature testing, environmental testing. They would be working very closely with the hardware engineer who is located out of Ottawa. This would mostly be a testing role to start, but has the career path for this individual to get more involved with the hardware design.

They carry RF products that operates with cellphones, WIFI and Bluetooth. Engineering will design product and we'll want to bring the PCB up. We need technology that will take this board, and use framework that we want this individual to carry. They use spectrum analyzer for debugging. And they use digital storage oscilloscope. Those are two prime candidates to carry board debugging and testing.


  • 3+ years exp working with microprocessors
  • Has done board board bring up from scratch - how many times has he brought up board from scratch. We want someone whose done it at least 5
  • times
  • Using sophisticated test equipment like programmable loads, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes
  • Understanding of communication protocols for I2C or SPI. Don't have to be able to program. Won't be asked to program it but how can you use test equipment to see it
  • Hands on soldering experience & can help them change parts on the board (needs to be able to use a microscope for the soldering)


  • Candidate should know how to use Altium designer as a development tool. They use it as schematic layout and software for them
  • Prior experience with Bluetooth or WIFI

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email accommodation@aerotek .com for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Job Snapshot

Base Pay 541.00 CAD - 542.00 CAD /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 7078417
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Hardware Technician

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