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Job Posting: Electrical Engineer

Job Posting - Electrical Engineer (multiple roles)


August 2022


NewAE Technology Inc. is a recently acquired Canadian company that is revolutionizing the hardware security market by making every engineer and designer aware of side-channel power analysis and glitching as important attack vectors. NewAE Technology Inc. develops open-source hardware and software solutions for performing security analysis of embedded computer systems. You can see our open-source project at http://www.ChipWhisperer.com (including a link to the repository), and some of our current hardware products at http://store.newae.com. The current job posting is for an electrical engineer with a strong hardware and production focus. This person will be responsible for the development of new products, along with customer support, and setting up documentation for full production builds. We are a small company and are always looking for team members who are comfortable performing tasks beyond their core competencies, and who have an interest in hardware security (including participation at conferences such as AtlSecCon, Blackhat, and DEFCON). We prioritize our community, employees, and a sustainable future. We offer flexible working hours (no overtime required!) and believe in fostering a healthy work/life balance for our employees.


Core Responsibilities

  • Design of digital and analog electronic systems including schematic entry and high-speed PCB design. Experience with Altium Designer is an asset.

  • 4+ layer PCB design including BGA devices.

  • Overseeing production builds, including hands-on work when needed, working with external assembly contractors.

  • Proving technical support and troubleshooting for customers.

  • Creation and maintenance of customer documentation.

  • Design and modification of low-level (i.e., bare-metal ARM-based systems) firmware for microcontroller systems.

  • Creation of Python programs & maintenance of existing Python programs.

  • Documentation of design and use of revision control.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Supervision of other employees and product schedules as required.

  • Testing of production devices.

  • Debugging issues, custom modifications of hardware for customers, and answering support tickets.

Desired Experiences/Qualifications

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in electrical engineering considered an asset.

  • 4+ years experience in schematic entry and PCB routing of high-speed digital systems.

  • 3+ years experience with firmware development (i.e., 8-bit or 32-bit microcontrollers).

  • 2+ years Python experience.

  • Experience with cryptographic protocols or algorithms is an asset.

Work Environment & Benefits

  • Generous medical and insurance benefits plan and RRSP matching.

  • Hourly or salary compensation depending on the amount of flexibility and time off you prefer.

  • No overtime hours required, vacation can be paid out or banked. Flexible timing on vacations and time off (no black-out dates).

  • Centrally located office in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia with free parking, easily accessible by public transit.

  • Remote working options available.

We are hiring for multiple roles so if this sounds like a good fit, even if you don’t meet all requirements, we encourage you to apply!


NewAE Technology Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and qualifications. NewAE Technology Inc. does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


To Apply: email resume and cover letter to jobs@newae.com or call Hilary for more information 1-902-800-8880.

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