Senior Systems Engineer

AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has specialized in advanced marine based technology products and services for over 50 years. AXYS manufactures and services offshore and oceanographic environmental monitoring equipment with a focus on data acquisition and display systems for routine weather and sea state monitoring, water and air quality monitoring, process control and Renewable offshore energy assessment. We serve a global market with clients in over 50 countries worldwide. Located in beautiful Sidney, British Columbia, AXYS is a Gold Level Green Business certified company, offering competitive compensation and benefits to its staff.

Job Description:
The Product Development department requires a talented Senior Systems Engineer with Electronics specialization. You will work within a highly talented and motivated team to develop sophisticated environmental monitoring systems for projects world-wide.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design of electronics and data systems for ocean technology platforms, including surface buoys, moorings, subsurface and seabed systems. · Design of off-grid energy systems electrical power systems for ocean technology platforms. Provide electrical and data integration for a wide variety of instrumentation including meteorological, oceanographic and telemetry equipment.
  • Execute AXYS procedures for design and development, control of non-conforming product, including dependency support for sales, field service, customer service.
  • Driven to meet client objectives and to diligently work to clarify and establish requirements where they are unknown.
  • Create or update documentation for the fabrication, assembly, and maintenance of buoy systems.
  • Integration and configuration of custom systems to meet client specifications.
  • Collaborate, provide technical feedback and guidance to mechanical, software and data design teams.
  • Implementation of applicable industry standards to meet regulatory requirements and drive safety, quality, interoperability and efficiency-based design outcomes.
  • Lead assembly, testing and troubleshooting products as required.
Program Management
  • For an active set of projects manage project execution, project deliverables, budgets, schedule, and communication.
  • Ensuring project requirements are clearly identified and stakeholders are kept informed of project status.
  • Coordinate team and external resources with respect to project demands and facilitating program management functions.
  • Maintaining strong communication functions between stakeholders and departments for design review and design closeout requirements
Department Development
  • Assist with monitoring and maintaining processes for the department under ISO 9001:2015.
  • Carries out or assists with department strategic initiatives.
  • Assist with information capture for department capital budget & resources.
  • Assist with engineering information resources – supplier and vendor relationships, 3rd party contractors and knowledge resources.
General Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in relevant engineering design roles.
  • Minimum BEng in Electrical, Computer Engineering or equivalent discipline
  • Holds or is eligible for a EGBC Professional Engineering designation
  • Holds a thorough understanding of product design principles and standards
  • Commands excellent problem solving and deduction skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to take responsibility and driven to meet deadlines

Desirable Skills and Experience:
  • Leadership experience within multidisciplinary development teams and demonstrated ability to lead teams to successful outcomes.
  • Experience in managing design projects, delivering systems for the marine environment.
  • Experience with schematic capture and PCB layout for embedded systems design
  • Experience with microcontrollers and low-level hardware interfaces
  • Experience using and understanding of communications systems such as MQTT, serial, Ethernet, CAN, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
  • Experience with Analog/Digital debugging tools such as logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Programming/debugging skills. Preferred experience with programming in C for embedded systems, and Python for data analytics and scripting/automation.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent, On-site
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