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Electronics Technologist/Technician

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 more than 150 years of staff 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. Fostering a culture of innovation that supports constant curiosity and exploration focused on providing advanced solutions that help 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 Electronics Technologists to join their growing team. Reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager, the Electronics Technologist will assist engineering to build and test high power radio frequency electronics to meet customer, reliability, regulatory and performance requirements within budgeted cost and schedule.

As an Electronics Technologist at Aethera, you will be a key member of the design team on Research and Development 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:

  • Developing and executing design verification testing, design evaluation, design margins and analysis of product performance to meet specifications at various electrical and environmental conditions.
  • Developing test procedures and test fixtures
  • Performing verification tests and recommending solutions to ensure that the designed product conforms to design requirements.
  • Mechanical and electrical assembly of engineering proof-of-concepts
  • Assisting with low volume manufacturing including interfacing directly with suppliers and contract manufacturers.
  • Communicating directly with and supporting customers with all aspects of product lifecycle including requirements, installation and service.

As an ideal candidate you graduated from an Electrical Engineering Technology program or have equivalent knowledge, training and experience including a strong aptitude in electrical theory, testing, troubleshooting and electro/mechanical assembly and excellent Math skills.

You are familiar with relevant software tools including 3D Mechanical CAD, PCB Design and are proficient with use of Microsoft office suite. Hands on experience with electronics manufacturing, testing and soldering equipment would be considered an asset. You have excellent written and verbal English communication skills, are comfortable to work as part of a team or with minimal supervision and are a multi-tasker and remain calm under pressure. You are able to travel within North America and abroad, if necessary. 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.

Whether you are an experienced Electronics Technologist or a recent graduate with a passion for innovative technology and believe your personal values align with Aethera’s, we would be happy to discuss this opportunity with you.