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Platform Hardware - Power Systems Engineer - Ottawa Expiring soon Paid Listing


Neuvo Canada


Ottawa, Canada


Architectural Engineering




Permanent | Full Time


As a Power System Hardware Engineer, you would work in the power hardware design team under the guidance of a senior power specialists. You will work closely with system architects, electrical circuit pack, and mechanical design teams to develop designs from concept through to introduction to manufacturing. This includes design, documentation, component and system testing, interfacing with SW teams for performance issues, and to Manufacturing teams for hardware build issues.

General Activities

  • Develop power and ground systems for next generation edge packet optical transport and switching products. 
  • Design high performance circuit pack level power solutions (schematics and layouts) and work with hardware design prime to implement on their circuit packs.
  • Work with hardware and mechanical design, and external supply partners to realize power hardware designs. Hold design, verification specification, and performance results reviews with peers as required.
  • Work with suppliers, corporate and manufacturing procurement organizations to deliver components and sub-systems designs into production.
  • Verify system and sub-system design with engineering and production prototypes.
  • Collaboration with stakeholders

  • Design teams – electrical, mechanical, software, thermal, and product integrity
  • Account and system engineering teams supporting customers
  • Suppliers for components
  • Manufacturing Operations teams for component Engineering, NPI product builds, and supplier relationship managers (SRM).
  • Experience

  • Good communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills across multiple disciplines in Hardware development, manufacturing, test engineering, and with external suppliers
  • Experience in team building, project management, resource (staffing and funding) management, and leading development projects
  • Experience with Power lab test equipment and measurement techniques
  • Product development experience in microelectronic power, with Telecommunications product development experience is an asset
  • OEM designs partnerships and co-developments is an asset
  • Experience with PCB schematic capture and layout tools
  • Customer site power and grounding and manage consultants for technical reviews
  • Mentoring and team work across Systems, Mechanical, SW, and operations teams
  • Knowledge of power and ground design standards for Telcordia and Data center customers
  • Proven ability to work with senior subject matter experts in Mechanical, Power, Thermal, and HW and SW systems for Platform developments
  • Technical support to operations SRM for technical/business reviews and technology roadmaps
  • Electrical engineer degree with 10-15 years’ experience total
  • Post Graduate in Electronics or Micro Electronics Power is an asset
  • System Power and Grounding design experience: 5-10 years
  • Power Component Circuit pack design experience: 5-10 years
  • Product Development cycle experience: 5-10 years
  • *LI-CN

    Rewarding experience. Meaningful outcomes.

    Making a difference in people's lives through design and implementation of leading network technologies. That's what motivates us.

    A distinct way to work

    Free thinking, free discussion, and collaboration are the norm. Expect more satisfying outcomes - both personal and professional.

    Ciena values the diversity of our workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, gender or age.

    Ciena is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific needs / accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to any specific needs / accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

    What you can expect from us

  • You will receive notification of your successful application
  • Successful applicants will be contacted by Talent Acquisition for an initial discussion
  • If suitable you will be considered for the short list and our formal interview process

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