Job Description

Ottawa’s tech industry is growing fast, and companies are hiring! If you’re looking for your next opportunity in tech, Work in Ottawa can help you build a thriving career in Ottawa’s fast-growing technology industry.  

Work in Ottawa is an initiative of the city’s economic development agency, Invest Ottawa - helping tech firms fill open positions faster so they can grow and scale.  


Exciting, fast-growing companies across Ottawa’s technology industries are hiring. The team at Invest Ottawa is helping them find talent (like you) to fill their open positions.

Apply for this job and join Invest Ottawa’s Talent Program as a candidate in our talent pool. Your resume will be reviewed, and your application considered for job opportunities. If there’s a match based on your experience and qualifications, our team will be in touch.

To confirm: By applying for this job, you are not applying for a position with Invest Ottawa. You are applying for a position with one of Invest Ottawa clients, an Ottawa-based, scaling technology firm.

Job Summary:

We are looking for talented and hardworking Computer Hardware Engineers to develop, design, and install hardware components for electrical and computer systems. You will be responsible for designing base hardware systems, installing complex hardware components, analyzing computer performance data, system troubleshooting, collaborating with software engineers, and modifying existing hardware platforms to enhance functionality in upgraded systems.

To ensure success as a Computer Hardware Engineer, you should exhibit a meticulous and analytical approach to your work. Ultimately, a skilled Computer Engineer will work methodically to identify and design hardware systems that perfectly adapt to the software specifications.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and oversee the production of computer hardware equipment.
  • Test and re-test parts to ensure they work properly.
  • Identify and isolate defects.
  • Design and develop the software systems that control computers.
  • Design and test circuits and other electronic components.
  • Test work and refine processes.
  • Integrate components into the final design.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the design and change if necessary.
  • Estimate cost, reliability, and safety factors.
  • Use computers extensively to produce and analyze designs.
  • Generate specifications for parts.
  • Control the efficiency of processes.
  • Supervise technicians and other engineers during development phase.
  • Build, test and modify product prototypes.
  • Analyze information and recommend appropriate hardware to users.
  • Design support peripherals, including central processing units (CPUs), support logic, microprocessors, custom integrated circuits, and printers and disk drives.
  • Specify power supply requirements and configuration.
  • Retrieve data for analysis of system capabilities.

Computer Hardware Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Analytical thinking with good problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to work to a strict deadline.
  • Ability to work closely with the software development team.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer hardware, software, and electrical systems.
  • Ability to see potential problems in a system setup.
  • Attention to detail.

Invest Ottawa and Bayview Yards partner with clients who are equal opportunity employers. We invite and welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations at any point in our hiring process are available upon request.



Details

Employee Type
Full-Time Regular
Location
Ottawa ON