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Electronics Engineer

A full-time position in our Research & Development Department has become available. The successful candidate shall be a senior Electronics Engineer with extensive experience, who will be involved in the design, development and support of a variety of advanced electronic instruments throughout their full life-cycle.


  • Digital and analog electronics design for embedded real-time systems. Complex architectures involving multiple, tightly-coupled modern processors and/or DSPs.
  • Responsible for the full life-cycle of hardware targeted to extensive use in rugged environments: requirements, system architecture, design, PCB layout & routing, signal integrity, simulation, verification, manufacturing (liaison), testing & qualification, systems integration, maintenance.
  • Development and maintenance of comprehensive design documentation, test plans and test procedures.
  • Active collaboration within the R&D team to address hardware–firmware integration issues.
  • Design under the context and constraints of long product lifespans. Active collaboration with purchasing in the sourcing of components.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering, with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of high-speed circuit and multi-layer PCB design.
  • In-depth experience with FPGA designs, high-speed devices and protocols.
  • Hands-on troubleshooting experience using modern test equipment: scopes, logic analyzers, signal generators, etc.
  • Familiar with both modern and legacy tools for design, implementation and verification:
    • Circuit and board-level design: eProduct Designer – DxDesigner (ViewDraw, ViewDRC, ViewNavigator, ViewSIM Netlister, Parts Lister, ViewPCB, Export EDIF for Xilinx); Fusion (ViewSIM). Highly-proficient in VHDL.
    • PCB layout: PowerPCB with BlazeRouter.
    • Gerber file verification: GC-Prevue (GraphiCode).
    • Xilinx design entry: ViewDraw; Xilinx ISE, Xilinx Vivado.
    • Others: LP Viewer.
  • Solid working understanding of the embedded firmware in complex systems and its interaction with the hardware.
  • Sound mechanical aptitude and understanding of electro-mechanical systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of standards and practices for work in electronics (e.g., ESD, EMI, RF design considerations).
  • Experience with instrumentation for airborne applications in rugged environments an asset.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Meticulous attention to detail. Inquisitiveness, enthusiasm, and strong desire and effort to learn.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to: rms@rmsinst.com.

Please, no agencies or phone calls.