Embedded Systems Engineer | Dartmouth

Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Type of Employment: Full Time Permanent

About us:
MetOcean Telematics is one of Nova Scotia’s and Atlantic Canada’s Top Employer in 2020 and 2021!
MetOcean Telematics is a leading global provider, designer and manufacturer of satellite IoT
enabled solutions. MetOcean’s products span across oceanographic & environmental monitoring
equipment, naval targeting and covert surveillance markets.

For more than four decades, we have assisted domestic and international customers with developing
and integrating Iridium hardware into a wide range of devices and applications. MetOcean
Telematics ensures critical data is transmitted, received and processed in the fastest and most
reliable manner possible anywhere in the world.

Role:
Reporting to the Manager, Hardware & Devices, the Embedded Systems Engineer is responsible for the
development of embedded solutions. This role will design and implement embedded software and
hardware from the initial requirements all the way through to production and commercial deployment.
They will also assist in all phases of development, compliance testing, manufacturing testing,
product ramp and related sustaining activities.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

• Conceptual design of products
• Component selection, schematic capture and PCB layout guidance (Altium Designer)
• Development of embedded code in C
• Design, develop, code, test and debug system software
• Participate in design reviews (code and hardware)
• Analyze and enhance efficiency, stability and scalability of system resources
• Integrate and validate new product designs

• Provide post production support
• Create embedded systems requirement specifications
• Support Regulatory and Compliance testing of products
• Interact with cross-functional engineering teams across MetOcean for cohesive product
development

Skills and Qualifications Required:

• Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
• 8+ years experience
• Experience in hands-on designing, developing, and troubleshooting on embedded targets
• Knowledge of low-power circuit design
• Experience with USB, I2C, SPI and UART interfaces
• Understanding of EMC/EMI principles
• Familiarity with RF design, GPS, Bluetooth, Iridium, RF LOS and cellular an asset
• Experience with Altium Designer is an asset
• Solid programming experience in C
• Proven experience in embedded systems design with preemptive, multitasking real-time
operating systems
• Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer
review
• Excellent knowledge of OS coding techniques, IP protocols, interfaces and hardware subsystems
• Working knowledge of reading schematics and component data sheets
• Strong documentation and writing skills
• Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment
• Solid ability to understand direction and execute on work

Perks:
• RRSP Matching at 4%
• 100% Employer paid group benefits
• Life Insurance
• Corporate gym membership rate
• Generous vacation policy – paid time off over the holidays & Personal Days
• Monthly Team Building activities

To apply
Please submit cover letter and resume to HR@metocean.com with Embedded Systems Engineer as
subject title.