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Sr. Embedded Developer

by OES Inc.

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Sep 18, 2023
OES Inc.

Job Description


Sr. Embedded Developer

Full-time position

Key Responsibilities 

Product Design and Production/Service Support:
Contribute to product design from early concept through to product manufacturing
Design electronic schematic and PCB layouts
Replace obsolete/ unavailable parts in existing designs
Conduct functional, environmental and field tests of designs
Ensure designs meet all applicable EMI, EMC and safety standards
Design and implement testing capability to ensure manufactured product meets product and/or system functionality requirement
Design, write, test, and support firmware for various types of microcontrollers and FPGAs
Participate in the development and prototyping of new designs and concepts
Prepare specifications for purchase of materials and equipment
Research components, part suppliers and materials for suitability, durability and cost-effectiveness
Monitor BOM’s for EOL components proactively changing out parts as needed

Create and maintain technical specifications, diagrams, and instructions
Create product parts lists and manufacturing instructions
Investigate, analyze and document identified product defects
Maintain product information and documentation in the relevant internal systems
Work closely with the Engineering Administrator to maintain and update product documentation

Customer Support:
Work directly with our global customers and clients to provide customer support as required
Collaborate closely with strategic customers to ensure products exceed expectation
Maintain excellent relationships with customers and ensure speedy and continuous follow up
Follow-up on product evaluations and customer issues
International travel to customer sites for installation and support
Sales support as needed. Technical advisor in the sales process.
Work with customers to develop new features and products

Support team and organizational goals:
Stay current with latest industry knowledge and trends
Collaborate within a multi-disciplinary team
Attend and participate in inter-department meeting
Participate in ongoing activities and/or committees as required
Any other duties as assigned by the direct manager


Education: University Degree or College Diploma in Computer, Electrical, and/or Electronic field of study.
Experience: 5+ Years relevant experience
Experience with EMC/EMI concepts, electrical safety standards, PCB design best practices, and embedded systems programming.

Strong planning, analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong multitasking ability
Linux development / environment experience is an asset
Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office products
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong understanding of electrical and electronic design principles
Willingness and ability to travel globally to customer sites as required (up to 10% travel) (post-Covid19)

Behavioural Competencies
Customer Service

OES Core Values
The 4Fs (Fast, Focused, Flexible, Finish)
The 3Rs (Relationship, Relationship, Relationship)
Technical Skills
Embedded Design
Schematic capture
PCB Payout
Microcontroller implementation
Power management / power supply design
Battery charger and low power design
Design for explosive environments
Hands on prototyping and troubleshooting
Embedded System Programming
Understanding of firmware implementation
Microcontroller configuration and peripheral setup
System bootloaders
Communication protocols and standards: TCP/IP communications, RS232, RS485, I2C
Experience with 3D modeling an asset
Experience with electronics manufacturing an asset
Cognitive and Physical Demands
Ability to attend and conduct presentations
May be subject to multiple interruptions requiring a high level of focus
May be subject to difficult conversations with customers or internal departments

Moderate physical effort which may include (but is not limited to) the following:
Sitting for periods of 3 hours or longer
Prolonged exposure to computer screens
Ongoing hand-eye movements on computer and keyboard.
Lifting of design materials and other objects up to 25 lbs
Continuous use of multiple communication methods, including regular use of telephone, e-mail, and face-to-face interactions (post-Covid19)
Ability to work with a variety of hand and power tools
Hazards associated with the industry
Use of personal protective equipment may be required

Application Details 

Please email your cover letter and resume by Friday October 20th, 2023 

Addressed to: Human Resources, OES Inc.


OES is committed to providing accommodations throughout the entire recruitment and selection process. OES provides accommodations for applicants upon request. 

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About OES Inc.

If you’re looking for a company where electronics, technology and sports collide with innovation, you’ve found it. For over 40 years we’ve developed unique and diverse solutions across a broad range of applications, markets, and customers through our three business divisions – OES ScoreboardsOES Technologies and OES Manufacturing.

At OES, our team is driven by making our connected world a safer place, motivated to bring unique ideas to life and we push ourselves to tackle technology problems in smart and dynamic ways.  If you want to design the future, make a difference in the lives of millions of global citizens, and have fun doing it, then join our team. Learn more about OES Inc. at

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