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Electronics Hardware Design Engineer

Company: EPIC SEMICONDUCTORS
Location : Vancouver,BC

* This is an ECO Canada Youth Employment Program position. Preference will be given to pre-approved candidates. For more information on this program please visit: https://www.eco.ca/employers/internship-program/
Company Profile

EPIC Semiconductors (EPIC) is a fabless technology design venture founded in 2008 in Vancouver, Canada.

EPIC Semiconductors has developed a microscopic AI sensor chip featuring energy harvesting (this eliminates the use of toxic batteries) and bidirectional non-magnetic (RF-free) communication. Its small size allows it to be easily embedded into everyday objects, sensing “human actions, physical forces, chemical reactions and bio-effects”.

Job Description
  • Assist in the design, development and testing of electrical and electronic components, equipment, and systems
  • Assist in inspection, testing, adjusting and evaluation of incoming electrical, Electro-mechanical and electronic components and assemblies to ensure conformance with product specifications and tolerances
  • Conduct life tests (burn-ins) on assemblies and record and analyze results
  • Assist in building and testing prototypes to specifications
  • Carry out a limited range of technical functions in support of research in electrical and electronic engineering and physics
  • Install, operate and maintain electrical and electronic equipment and systems
  • Calibrate electrical or electronic equipment and instruments according to technical manuals and written instructions
  • Collect and compile operational or experimental data and assist in the preparation of estimates, schedules, budgets, specifications and reports
  • Assist in testing of prototypes according to general instructions and established standards
  • Assist in the installation, commissioning, and operation of electrical and electronic equipment and systems
  • Carry out applied research in fields of electrical and electronic engineering and physics under the direction of scientists or engineers
  • Developing firmware, hardware and automated tests
  • Excellent programming knowledge, Programming MCUs
  • Design Analogue/Digital electronic circuit
  • Excellent soldering skills
  • Extensive experience designing electronics boards
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of energy harvesting chip design on Nano scale,
  • Extensive knowledge on Verilog, C, C++, chip design, FPGA, Python, Delphi and processing

Qualified are:

  •     Between the ages of 15-30 (inclusive) at the start of the internship
  •     Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  •     Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  •     Not receiving employment insurance during their internship
  •     Available to work for at least six months
  •     Not previous participants of a federal youth employment program
  •     Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns)