Interesting work on a wide range of product development projects
Hardware Engineer (Former Employee) – Ottawa, ON – 9 May 2014
Projects are with a variety of clients and typically involve designing the product physical infrastructure (shelf, rack. frame) including the power distribution and filtering, cooling units and external interconnections to alarms and craft I/O.
Work involves negotiating with clients to establish requirements and schedules, desiging the product infrastructure to meet these requirements and the schedule, verifying the design and providing verification reports to the customers.
Management is supportive and the co-workers are congenial and co-operative. Multi-discplinary team includes, electrical /electronic, mechanical, product safety, EMC, FPGA and software expertise.
Biggest challenge is dealing with mid-stream changes in requirements or schedules.
Biggest enjoyment is successful delivery of designe to a satisfied client.
Interesting projects, variety of clients, congenial co-workers
Sometimes tight schedules leading to long hours.