Senior Firmware Designer

  • Full Time
  • Ottawa
  • Posted 1 year ago


POSITION: Senior Firmware Designer
REPORTS TO: Product Development and Engineering Manager
LOCATION: Ottawa, On

Established in 1982, and now a business unit within Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., Instantel is the global market leader in the design and production of vibration monitoring instrumentation. Our products are used in over 120 countries. Applications include civil engineering, construction, environmental, mining, mining exploration, quarry, underwater, structural health, human annoyance, military and noise.

The Senior Firmware Designer will play a critical part of the Product Development team.

• Design and development of innovative leading edge hardware for instrumentation and vibration monitoring products
• Designing robust products using current technologies to enhance our product offering to the industry
• Designing products that drive strategies for leading edge development, thereby further cementing Instantel’s market leading position
• Collaborate with the software and firmware design teams to drive innovation resulting in new products and enhancements of existing products and solutions
• Assist with the planning, organizing, scheduling, managing and executing project development plans while meeting or exceeding milestone targets
• Assist in the root cause analysis of customer report issues with new and existing products
• Collaborate with Engineering and Manufacturing on New Product Introduction (NPI)

• A university degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
• A minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and developing complex hardware products
• Highly skilled at designing low power battery operated microcontroller based devices
• Adept at designing and developing intuitive, easy to use, extremely user friendly and robust hardware products
• Skilled in both digital and analogue designs
• An in depth understanding of FCC, CE and UL requirements
• An advance and detailed understanding of various communication protocols including serial, USB, TCP/IP Ethernet, wireless including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
• Highly skilled with advanced mathematics for signal processing
• Highly motivated, extremely creative and demonstrates accountability
• Outstanding judgement and leadership
• Excellent skills with Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
• Clear and concise written and oral communication skills with an ability to communicate complex and technical ideas in a simple to understand manner
• Excellent presentation skills
• Design and develop innovative leading edge software for instrumentation and
vibration monitoring products

Stanley Black & Decker Canada Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equity in employment and foster a barrier free environment. If accommodation is required at any point in the recruitment process, please contact a member of the Recruitment team.

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