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Why Work Here?
At RBR, we believe that our employees are our most valuable asset. In fact, we attribute our success as a company in part to our ability to recruit, hire, and maintain a skilled and productive work force.
RBR invests considerable effort into research and development, which is carried out in collaboration with customers to ensure that the instruments produced are precisely what the customer wants and can afford. RBR is a global leader in oceanographic instrumentation, providing competitive and innovative products to scientists and researchers worldwide.
Come join our team and help measure the blue planet!
RBR was recently honoured at the Best Ottawa Business awards with a 2016 Best Business trophy. The creative folks at Waterbridge Media put together this quick video about the company and our future. Take a look and then check out our open positions.
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Electronics Engineering Technologist
RBR creates instruments to measure the blue planet. From the ocean abyss to the polar ice cap, our sensors track water parameters – temperature, depth, salinity, dissolved gases, pH, and many others. With design and manufacturing centrally located in Ottawa, our team works in a fast-paced, dynamic atmosphere to serve customers from all corners of the globe.
RBR is looking for an Electronics Engineering Technologist to join our team. This role requires a Technologist that is familiar with the development of products that incorporate ultra-low power, low noise analogue sensor interfaces and signal processing. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting in the support of existing products and the design of new emerging products.
Integrating our products with third-party and first-party platforms (Argo floats, autonomous surface vessels, wire guided profilers, gliders, etc.) is becoming increasingly important for RBR. You will have the opportunity as part of the hardware engineering team to collaborate with oceanographic scientists during the development and evaluation of these integrations.
The successful candidate will have:
- Diploma in Electronics Engineering Technology or equivalent experience;
- Familiarity with the development of products that incorporate ultra-low power, low noise analogue sensor interfaces and signal processing;
- Familiarity with PCB layout design using computer aided design (CAD);
- The ability to read and understand electronic schematics, flowcharts, detailed instructions and engineering documents;
- Good troubleshooting abilities and techniques;
- Good soldering technique & experience (incl. surface mount technology);
- The ability to use test and measurement equipment;
- The ability to use EDA tools;
- Computer skills preferably with Windows environment;
- The ability to work with minimal instruction on routine work, and general instructions on new assignments;
- Strong organizational skills;
- The ability to meet demanding deadlines and can work well in a fast-paced work environment;
- The ability to work well under stress.
It will be an asset if you are a candidate with 2-4 years of related work experience and/or specific experience with mixed signal board level analog design cycle through to product documentation.
As part of your application, we ask that you please prepare a cover letter that references RBR and why you feel you’d be a fit with us. We offer competitive salaries, generous holidays, a comprehensive health plan, a private RSP fund with matching contributions, and a very flexible work environment.
You’ll have a great set of colleagues and the chance to make a difference to the future of the globe – come join us!