PCB Hardware Design Engineer

Engineering · Waterloo, Ontario
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Accelerated Systems continues to be one of the most innovative companies in North America. Our advanced electric drive systems, for e-bikes, e-lawnmowers and off-road e-vehicles, have no equal in the industry. We are a rapidly growing company and have the environment for your growth.

The Role:

We are looking for experienced PCB hardware design engineer to join our team, to assist in developing various electronic products. We are seeking a passionate, resourceful, detail-oriented individual who thrives on working in a fast-paced collaborative environment. The selected individual will enjoy learning and implementing new technologies through creating innovative solutions.  This is an in-office position (not remote). 


As a PCB Hardware Designer, you will be responsible for designing a variety of electronics devices such as motor controllers, vehicle control modules, IoT devices, wireless communication and innovative electrification systems.

You will be exposed to machine learning, computer vision and some of the most progressive companies in North America.

You will primarily work independently on a project stream as part of a small team. You will also be responsible for producing and maintaining project documentation related to all projects.  Identifying, qualifying and sourcing electronics components used in all projects and maintain all Bills of Materials (BOM). 


  • 5+ years experience with schematic capture and PCB layout ECAD tools such as Altium, PADS, Allegro etc…
  • Proven track records of taking concept ideas from inception to mass production
  • Experience with power supply designs, such as Buck/Boost etc.
  • Proficient with various communication protocols such as RS485, CAN, I2C, SPI, UART, USB, LVDS
  • 5+ years experience designing PCB layout
  • knowledge of motor control designs and H-bridge drive control schemes
  • High voltage and high current design experience
  • Analog signal conditioning design experience
  • Demonstrated experience simulation analog circuits and power supply designs
  • Working experience with high speed and high power layout design (signal integrity, power losses, EMI)
  • Experience with operating various lab equipment such as oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, logic analyzer, DMM etc.
  • Creating library symbols and footprints
  • Creating engineering documentations and test reports as per company standards
  • Part sourcing and qualifications
  • Effective problem solving, good engineering judgment and decision making
  • Capable of multitasking
  • Good communication skills

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor of electrical engineering, University or Institute qualifications equivalent

All qualified applicants will receive consideration but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Should you require an accommodation please contact HR@acceleratedsystems.com. Information received related to accommodation needs will be addressed confidentially. 


Please submit your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word format (.doc) or PDF. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



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