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Intermediate Electrical Engineer

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Canadensys Aerospace is a Toronto-based space systems and services company with a focus on accessible space. Canadensys is particularly engaged in the area of small space systems for high-reliability, long duration and extreme environment applications. Products and services span two main business areas: Space Exploration and Space Services. This position primarily supports the Space Exploration business line. Canadensys is currently developing a number of systems to improve the reliability of small, low-cost missions in deep space with near term applications spanning Moon, Mars and Asteroid exploration and both government and commercial space initiatives.

We are seeking high-calibre, experienced candidates across mechanical, electrical and software disciplines to join a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary team working on a series of flight-focused and near-term space development activities.

Position Description:

We currently have an opening for a hands-on intermediate electrical systems engineer who will support the design and development of electrical subsystems across the full product life-cycle from R&D and early-phase design to full flight-build, test, and operations. Experience with the design and build of micro/nano satellites, deep space & planetary instrumentation and/or robotic systems would be a strong asset.


  • Intermediate role supporting the end-to-end electrical design and development cycle, from early-phase formulation, R&D, prototyping and engineering model development, to final flight design, build, test and delivery.
  • Analog and digital circuitry design and troubleshooting.
  • Documentation development and drawings for design, analysis, testing, manufacturing, product specification etc.
  • Hardware assembly, integration, and testing for verification and validation.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with at least two (2) years of electronic design and development, and project experience, or a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field.
  • Highly motivated and able to operate in a fast-paced small team environment, balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders and working independently to complete project objectives
  • Effective oral and written communication skills; ability to prepare and present reports to internal and external customers

Preferred Experience and Capabilities

  • Strong understanding of complex electrical and electromechanical systems
  • Experience in imbedded software/firmware development
  • Familiarity with
    • EAGLE and/or ALTIUM
    • ECNs, BOMs, documentation systems, schematic capture & PCB layout tools
    • Python, C, C++, JavaScript, and Linux systems
    • Space requirements (IPC)
  • Small satellite systems flight experience
  • Robotics
  • Deep space / planetary exploration
  • Commercial space

Additional Information 

  • Equal Employment Opportunity

Application Instructions

  • Please email your resume to: careers@canadensys.com and note position “Intermediate Electrical Engineer” in subject heading
  • We thank all applicants for their time and interest in Canadensys Aerospace and note that only those applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted