Development Engineer (Firmware & Hardware)

Job Function:

CA, ON, Brampton

Position Summary:  

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, this role is responsible for embedded system hardware and firmware development through cross-functional team collaboration. 

Primary/Essential Responsibilities: 

•    Responsible for new product development, testing and sustaining of embedded microcontroller for power electrical industry
•    Work closely with senior embedded product engineer and subcontractors
•    Assist development and test of various hardware and firmware of control products
•    Perform engineering analysis, troubleshooting and root cause analysis on the new and existing products
•    Perform experimental and certificate tests in outside labs
•    Develop product specification, project plan, component requirements, test check sheet and production documents
•    Build and test prototype components or assemblies. Analyze test results and prepare test reports
•    Document and maintain routine project updates, reviews and reports per project schedule
•    Experience managing full cycle of design projects, from concept design to production release
•    Interface with purchasing and vendors in the selection and approval of component parts and assemblies. 
•    Provide engineering support to Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing and Quality on new and existing products and processes.

Required Qualifications: 

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics/Mechatronics or Electrical Engineering
•    Minimum 3 years progressive experience in Electronics or Engineering design and/or development which includes
o    Experience working on highly technical projects. Desire to be constantly challenged with new problems
o    Effectively communicate; prepare presentations and update reports
o    Good understand of electronic design, such as power supply, microcontroller, digital circuit hardware design, analog circuit hardware, current and voltage sensing, 
o    Working experience on software development C and C++ for embedded systems.
o    Diagnostic and troubleshooting capability
•    Able to write technical documents, like test reports, engineering standards and technical papers
•    Familiar with oscilloscopes, meters, electronics test equipment in lab and production environments.

Preferred Qualifications:  

•    Hardware and firmware
•    Experience with PPAP, DFMEA and DFM
•    Experience with products for power electrical industry or others in harsh working environments

Physical Demands / Working Conditions:  

•    General Office and Test Lab Environment, PC use
•    Stooping/Bending, squatting/kneeling – occasional    
•    Standing    
•    Traveling occasionally

Why G&W?

We have established a long lived reputation for product quality and innovation. We believe our greatest asset is our employees and look for highly motivated, self-driven individuals who thrive in a fast-paced challenging environment. Our business is growing and if you are looking to grow and continue your development and reach success, you’ll find it at G&W Electric.  Be a part of keeping the lights on for critical infrastructure needs; hospitals, manufacturing, schools, retail spaces and much more.

G&W offers the following benefits:

  • Generous Profit Sharing with RRSP Program paid quarterly
  • 17 paid days including Christmas shutdown and vacation
  • Annual performance increases
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package including life insurance, health, dental and paramedical services (all paid by employer)
  • Education Tuition Assistance
  • Job Security
  • Succession Planning
  • Air-conditioned/heated state-of-the-art manufacturing facility
  • Wellness and Gym Reimbursement Programs
  • Training and Developmental Opportunities
  • Continuous Performance Feedback
  • Fun social events, holiday party, bowling nights, and many more.
  • And many more…….


G&W Canada Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, G&W Canada Corporation will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform G&W Canada Corporation’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

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