Imagine Better RF Power Control
April 4, 2022
Electronics Technologist
July 1, 2022

Electronics Engineer

Aethera Technologies Limited is an advanced electronic engineering company located in the Bayer’s Lake area in Halifax. Their team includes leading experts in the field of High-Power Radio Frequency systems and leverages their extensive experience providing customers with innovative engineering solutions and systems around the world. At Aethera, they employ great people, celebrate diversity, and support forward-thinking solutions based on passion, creativity, learning, and hard work. By providing advanced Radio Frequency solutions for heating and wireless communications, Aethera helps their clients become leaders in their markets. They work as a team, listen with an open mind, value new ideas, and promote open communication with each other and their clients. Aethera is committed to the development, growth, and well-being of their staff.

Aethera is currently seeking an Electronics Engineer to join their growing team. Reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager, you will lead or participate in the development of innovative technology. You will work closely with clients to understand needs and develop a product vison. You ensure regulatory, reliability, and performance requirements are managed and achieved while working within budgeted cost and schedule. As part of the engineering team, you will contribute to all aspects of the product lifecycle, including research, detailed requirements development, design alternatives, conceptual and detailed design, prototype testing, design refinement, design for manufacturing, installation, and post sales support.

You will be a key member of the engineering team, working on projects related to new products and custom requirements for high power radio frequency systems. You will undertake a broad range of hands-on and technical activities, including:

  • Design activities including power electronics, embedded control systems, circuit board designs, and overall electromechanical system design.
  • Developing test procedures and test fixtures.
  • Developing and executing design verification testing and recommending solutions to ensure that the product meets specifications at various electrical and environmental conditions.
  • Mechanical and electrical assembly of engineering proofs-of-concepts, prototypes, and first articles.
  • Assisting with low volume manufacturing including interfacing directly with suppliers and contract manufacturers.
  • Communicating directly with and supporting customers with all aspects of the product lifecycle, including requirements gathering, installation, and service.
  • Performing as a product expert in support of marketing, pre-sales, and post-sales activities.
  • Acting as a technical project lead to move client projects from concept to completion while meeting client expectations and schedule.

As an ideal candidate you graduated from an Electrical Engineering program and have five years of relevant experience, strong aptitude in electrical theory, testing, troubleshooting, and electro/mechanical assembly and excellent mathematics skills. Experience working in an electronic product development and manufacturing environment would be of benefit. Design experience in power electronics, radio frequency matching networks, and dielectric heating would all be desirable.\

Hands on experience with electronics manufacturing, testing, and soldering equipment, along with relevant software tools (e.g., 3D Mechanical CAD, PCB Design, ERP, Microsoft Office, MATLAB) is an asset. National and international travel, while conforming to COVID health and safety regulations, as necessary for the performance of the position and in support of company objectives. You have excellent written and verbal English communication skills, are comfortable to work as part of a team or with minimal supervision, are a multi-tasker, and remain calm under pressure. The ideal candidate must also be able to meet the requirements needed for Controlled Goods registration, Industrial Security and other security requirements needed for the company business operations.

Aethera Technologies Limited is focused on creating value for their clients by developing world class technology using latest generation components, methods, and tools. With an emphasis on a collaborative, team-based approach you will be part of a great working and learning environment with project participation from all levels in the company. This fast paced, team-oriented business is focused on developing a state-of-the-art technology portfolio enabling their clients to offer industry leading products and services.