Career Opportunity: Senior Electrical Design Engineer

Location: Montreal, Canada

Established in 1997, SCIREQ is a world leader in the conception, design and manufacturing of precision laboratory equipment for preclinical respiratory research.   We are looking for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our multidisciplinary product development team. The individual has a desire to work in a small business environment with a focus on cutting-edge technology.   As a Senior Electrical Engineer at SCIREQ you will be involved with many aspects of the product life cycle, including conception, design, verification, validation, launch and customer support.


Primary responsibilities:
  • Design engineering for innovative scientific instruments that integrate electromechanical components, digital data acquisition and real-time control and analysis
  • Designing mixed signal (analog, digital) electronic circuits and PCBs
  • Developing embedded applications (e.g. firmware)
  • Designing and testing digital signal processing algorithms
  • Developing manufacturing procedures and test protocols
  • Investigating and selecting relevant technologies offered by manufacturing suppliers
  • Assisting our production team in implementing automated hardware and system test strategies
  • Performing experimental product validation studies
  • Mentoring junior electrical engineers and interns
  • Occasionally helping our technical support and production teams understand and resolve complex issues


We offer…
  • New challenges and a varying array of responsibilities
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • The ability to work on products that enable innovation in respiratory medicine
  • The opportunity to work independently and as an influential team member
  • An innovative and friendly small business environment
  • Exciting learning and skillset building opportunities
  • A centrally located office, near public transit
  • Hybrid work environment


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience
  • Applicant must be proficient in C, C++
  • Experience with VHDL programming
  • Experience with digital oscilloscopes and logic analyzers
  • Experience with design and development of microprocessor-based instrumentation systems
  • Experience with UART, TCP/IP, SPI and PWM.
  • Experience with electrical schematic layout and PCB design (e.g.  Altium Designer)
  • Hands-on prototype development experience including surface-mount soldering
  • Applicant must be proficient in general computing, including knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Strong electrical aptitude & creativity demonstrated through past work experience, supplementary education, hobbies, etc.
  • The ability to work efficiently, both independently and as part of a team
  • Detail oriented and analytical
  • Excellent ability to write and speak in English and French
  • Work experience in biomedical instrumentation
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers
  • Knowledge of RTOS
  • Knowledge of version control software (e.g. subversion)
  • Familiarity or work experience with Agile project management
  • Experience with embedded Linux
How to apply

Please apply on Indeed. For your application to be considered you MUST submit a resume and cover letter in English.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent