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Senior Electrical Engineer/Designer – Markham, ON

by Executive Solutions  |  13.07.18 | 8:06

Our client, a leader in power electronics; specifically, the delivery of creative and custom solutions to the computing, communications, industrial, and medical markets, is looking to hire a Senior Electrical Engineer/Designer. In this role, you will:

  • Lead a power supply development project from kickoff through to manufacturing introduction, and supervise the work of technologists and/or design engineers working on the project;
  • Have an opportunity to grow toward a Principal Design or Engineering Management position;
  • Have the opportunity to work with talented people, and a management team that’s focused on growth and the ongoing development of technologies for many of the world’s major OEMs.


  • Lead shared resources toward completion of PCB layout, mechanical design, testing and qualification
  • Exercise decision-making authority and autonomy to deliver on project goals
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of professional standards and precedents in power supply design
  • Ensure technical integrity of the design
  • Interface with customers to communicate technical information
  • Ensure designs conform to corporate engineering procedures and documented to ISO9001 procedures
  • Ensure the design meets cost, performance and schedule requirements
  • Perform schematic entry, calculations, simulations, & bread-boarding in the design process
  • Implement microcontroller firmware and hardware for power management/control functions in power supplies
  • Design circuits and perform tests and evaluations for design verification & integrity
  • Stay up to date with innovations with trends in power electronics
  • Approach tasks and problems with an innovative and creative approach

Education / Experience:

  • Electronics Engineering Degree
    • Engineer = PEO Licensed
    • Designer = Degree OR Equivalent Work Experience
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in analog/power supply design
  • Experience in switching power supplies AC/DC, DC/DC with various topologies (Full-Bridge, Half-Bridge, Forward, Boost, Flyback, Soft Switching, PFC, synchronous rectification, current sharing, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge in resonant converter such as LLC, LCC converters.
  • Experience in magnetic design
  • Experience in Analog circuit design (Analog circuit with transistor Level, Op-Amp, D/A, A/D, interface with micro-controller, sensing techniques and calibration)
  • Theoretical and experience in Control Theory Techniques
  • Experience in schematic entry, simulation software (PSPICE, Mathcad or similar Software).
  • Experience in complying to international standards EMI/EMC, safety regulation and thermal management
  • Experience in electronic packaging (high density SMT, PCB layout techniques, planar transformers, EMI, thermal)
  • Experience in product development processes
  • Familiarity with product qualification requirements
  • Knowledge of tooling requirement for high volume products (plastics/metal/PCB/production Test)
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing requirements (e.g. DFx)
  • Knowledge of embedded design as it applies to power supply design shall be considered an asset
  • Demonstrated creative and innovative works is an asset.

If you meet ALL the requirements for this role, are willing to relocate to Markham, ON and are legally eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship please forward your resume, and salary expectations to

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