Avionics Design Engineers

Job description

Job Description

Experienced Avionic Design Engineers

There’s an opportunity to join SKYTRAC Systems in either our Ottawa or Kelowna locations as we're looking for experienced Avionic Design Engineers to join our team.

As a key member of the team, you will report to the Engineering Manager and will be responsible for the design, implementation, and testing of avionics hardware.

You are:

· A self-starter, highly motivated and cross-functional, able to work as a team member or team lead

· Capable of performing all aspects of avionics hardware development tasks, including architecture, schematic capture, layout, verification and documentation.

· An expert in the field of avionics systems & hardware design, including standards compliance and aircraft systems integration


  • Work closely with embedded software engineers and Transport Canada delegates to develop and verify hardware designs for new avionics products
  • Maintenance of existing product designs, including feature enhancements and component obsolescence.
  • Change impact analysis for regulatory compliance

· Provide inputs to project scheduling and budgeting estimates and track deliverable status

Job requirements


  • Bachelor of Engineering in a relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of hardware design experience
  • P.Eng. registration or eligibility
  • Excellent English verbal and written communications skills
  • Familiar with full product development life-cycle for mission-critical applications
  • Strong knowledge and experience in the design and development of hardware systems, product development, testing, validation, and design for manufacturing
  • Experience with all aspects of board development, schematic design, printed circuit board layout, RF layout, production, and manufacturing processes, generation of drawing packages and other
  • Proficiency in internetworking protocols (SPI, I2C, UART, USB, etc…)
  • Knowledge of Wireless Edge Access Protocols (WAN, LAN, PAN, Mesh) such as WIFI, Bluetooth or others.
  • Ensure compliance to aerospace environmental standards such as RTCA/DO-160G.


  • Team Lead or Project Management experience
  • 3D modelling and CAD experience (Solidworks)
  • Embedded software design and implementation (RTOS, Linux, C/C++, Java) and ability to write device drivers
  • Other aerospace standards (DO-178C, AS9100D)
  • Currently, or within the previous 12 months, hold a TC airworthiness delegation (AP within another company or DAR) and be eligible to be delegated as an avionics/electrical AP
  • RF experience for high-speed wireless communications
  • DSP algorithm development and implementation
  • Iridium modem, antenna or transceiver design experience
  • FCC and/or Industry Canada compliance

Closing Date: 11 September 2020

How to Apply: Send us a resume and cover letter via email, subject “Avionics Design Engineer”.

Application Deadline: 2020-09-11

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Application deadline: 2020-09-11

Expected start date: 2020-09-28

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to $100,000.00 per year