Lead/Senior Hardware Designer

at 
MMB Networks
Posted on 
4 Nov
JOB CATEGORY

About Our Company

Named on Deloitte's 2018 and 2020 Technology Fast 50 | 500 lists, MMB Networks is a rapidly growing company located in downtown Toronto, and a leader in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

MMB enables the world’s biggest brands like P&G, Tesla, and Siemens to create amazing customer experiences by helping them build and bring wireless products to market, fast. Our expertise in Wi-SUN, WiFi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, Thread, and other wireless technologies is fostering a new generation of connected products. This includes innovative products like smart grid meters and door locks to residential solar energy systems and even intelligent hydration trackers.

Role Description

As part of the MMB hardware team, the candidate will be responsible for leading the design, debug, validation, and optimization of industry-leading IoT devices. You will be responsible for the complete hardware design lifecycle by working with products from conception to mass production. The role will require the candidate to work with a cross-functional team and collaborate with external partners and test houses to ensure devices are well-designed and compliant with requirements and standards. You are expected to be comfortable with the following duties:
- Schematic and layout reviews
- Hardware design and validation (RF performance and regulatory, power, thermal etc.)
- Component qualification
- Interfacing with firmware and software development teams for hardware bring up 
- Developing hardware validation test plans and test cases
- Debugging and tuning custom hardware solutions
- Preparing test reports and datasheets
- Reporting on weekly progress to Project Managers and the Director of Engineering

Skills and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or equivalent.
- 10+ years in hardware design and development, having owned a number of full board development cycles (including chip-down designs) from concept to mass production.
- Extensive experience with RF design, tuning, validation and debugging on analog and mixed-signal IC designs in a lab environment. Should be highly proficient in the use of network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, signal generators, oscilloscopes and multimeters.
- Strong knowledge of antenna design and tuning. 
- Experience with I2C/SPI/UART busses and electrical signal characterization.
- Experience soldering surface mount parts. 
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Experience with writing design specification and design validation reports. 
- Experience with Regulatory and Safety Certifications (FCC, IC, ETSI, UL, CSA).
- Experience designing in OrCad and working with the full OrCad software suite, including CIP, CIS, and EDM.
- Experience with the Python programming language.
- Experience leading a team of hardware designers, including mentoring and reviewing/approving designs.
- (Asset) Experience with environmental design verification, including ALT & HALT.
- (Asset) Experience with product lifecycle management principles and experience with PLM tools such as PLM360, Agile, Arena or similar.
- (Asset) Ability to understand software written in C programming languages. 
- (Asset) Experience with JIRA and Confluence.

Benefits to the Candidate (You)
- A great salary, and a fantastic health and dental benefits package with a generous Health Spending Account and additional coverage for Mental Health Services. 
- Work in an atmosphere that allows your creativity to become a reality - where all team members are encouraged to be innovators and are supported in developing new and interesting ideas.
- We're a tight-knit team that makes the most of our dynamic startup environment with fun internal incentives and team social events.
- A hybrid work environment - work primarily from home, with a stipend to set up your home office/lab, and occasional work in our office, steps from Union Station.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Job Description

About Our Company

Named on Deloitte's 2018 and 2020 Technology Fast 50 | 500 lists, MMB Networks is a rapidly growing company located in downtown Toronto, and a leader in Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.

MMB enables the world’s biggest brands like P&G, Tesla, and Siemens to create amazing customer experiences by helping them build and bring wireless products to market, fast. Our expertise in Wi-SUN, WiFi, Bluetooth, Zigbee, Thread, and other wireless technologies is fostering a new generation of connected products. This includes innovative products like smart grid meters and door locks to residential solar energy systems and even intelligent hydration trackers.

Role Description

As part of the MMB hardware team, the candidate will be responsible for leading the design, debug, validation, and optimization of industry-leading IoT devices. You will be responsible for the complete hardware design lifecycle by working with products from conception to mass production. The role will require the candidate to work with a cross-functional team and collaborate with external partners and test houses to ensure devices are well-designed and compliant with requirements and standards. You are expected to be comfortable with the following duties:
- Schematic and layout reviews
- Hardware design and validation (RF performance and regulatory, power, thermal etc.)
- Component qualification
- Interfacing with firmware and software development teams for hardware bring up 
- Developing hardware validation test plans and test cases
- Debugging and tuning custom hardware solutions
- Preparing test reports and datasheets
- Reporting on weekly progress to Project Managers and the Director of Engineering

Skills and Experience
- Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or equivalent.
- 10+ years in hardware design and development, having owned a number of full board development cycles (including chip-down designs) from concept to mass production.
- Extensive experience with RF design, tuning, validation and debugging on analog and mixed-signal IC designs in a lab environment. Should be highly proficient in the use of network analyzer, spectrum analyzer, signal generators, oscilloscopes and multimeters.
- Strong knowledge of antenna design and tuning. 
- Experience with I2C/SPI/UART busses and electrical signal characterization.
- Experience soldering surface mount parts. 
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Experience with writing design specification and design validation reports. 
- Experience with Regulatory and Safety Certifications (FCC, IC, ETSI, UL, CSA).
- Experience designing in OrCad and working with the full OrCad software suite, including CIP, CIS, and EDM.
- Experience with the Python programming language.
- Experience leading a team of hardware designers, including mentoring and reviewing/approving designs.
- (Asset) Experience with environmental design verification, including ALT & HALT.
- (Asset) Experience with product lifecycle management principles and experience with PLM tools such as PLM360, Agile, Arena or similar.
- (Asset) Ability to understand software written in C programming languages. 
- (Asset) Experience with JIRA and Confluence.

Benefits to the Candidate (You)
- A great salary, and a fantastic health and dental benefits package with a generous Health Spending Account and additional coverage for Mental Health Services. 
- Work in an atmosphere that allows your creativity to become a reality - where all team members are encouraged to be innovators and are supported in developing new and interesting ideas.
- We're a tight-knit team that makes the most of our dynamic startup environment with fun internal incentives and team social events.
- A hybrid work environment - work primarily from home, with a stipend to set up your home office/lab, and occasional work in our office, steps from Union Station.

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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