Electronic Design Engineer

IVL Audio Inc.

March 27, 2014

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Company Overview: 

IVL Audio Inc. develops innovative audio products. We have an opening for an Electronic Design Engineer in our office in Victoria, B.C. IVL does design and development in-house and manufacturing at various offshore contract manufacturers. Our R&D office is small and as such everyone is called on to handle a broad range of tasks and work on multiple projects. IVL offers the right candidate a challenging and stimulating work environment with a comprehensive compensation package. For more info see www.ivl.com.

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Job Description:

To design, implement, test and document hardware platforms and products for embedded real-time systems and a wide range of audio products.

  • Design and implementation of analog and digital circuits – from input at product concept and definition stages through feasibility and implementation, system integration and transfer to manufacturing
  • Promote, support and enhance good engineering design practices

Desired Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Proven experience developing top-down hardware and firmware solutions for cost-sensitive embedded applications in high volume manufacturing, including:
    • Analog audio design experience
    • High-speed digital design including microprocessors, and DSPs
    • Solid understanding of digital signal processing, audio processing, and design-for-manufacturing techniques and considerations
    • Demonstrable success in designing for optimal EMI performance given cost, packaging, and mass production constraints
    • Working knowledge of product safety and compliance standards
    • Structured embedded C programming with RTOS, assembly language

Skills & Characteristics:

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • The ability to balance creativity, quality, cost-effectiveness and achievability
  • Strong commitment to succinct, accurate documentation throughout entire project cycles
  • Respected for demonstrated leadership and mentoring abilities
  • High energy level and enjoyment of challenge
  • Strong sense of personal accountability

Desired Assets:

  • Ability to play a musical instrument and/or sing would be significant assets
How To Apply: 

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter with salary expectation and resume to jobs@ivl.com, indicating ‘Electronic Design Engineer’ in the subject line. We thank all those who apply, however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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