• Manager, Electrical Engineering

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
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    # Positions
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    At Avigilon we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.


    Founded in 2004 in Vancouver, Avigilon has been a driving force behind the security industry’s AI evolution and has continuously been a company that stands for innovation and growth. At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact of the safety of people and businesses globally.


    Responsibilities include:


    • Manage the electrical design team, leading the design and release to manufacture our state-of the art Video Systems,
    • Maintain and improve our design and development processes – look for continuous improvement
    • Collaborate, cross functionally, with all stakeholders - including mechanical, firmware, DVT, compliance, manufacturing teams to develop and release new products
    • Mentor and guide senior and junior electrical design team members
    • Participate in schematic, layout and test plan reviews
    • Perform bi-annual performance reviews and competence development
    • Participate in project and resource planning
    • Work with our internal manufacturing and sourcing teams to address issues as they come up
    • Interface with external vendors to ensure that the team is up to date on the latest technologies available


    • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Electrical Engineering
    • 5+ years in a management role
    • 10+ years of hands-on electronics hardware design, PCB design, schematics design and simulations, and troubleshooting.
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Proactive, open and honest
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks
    • Sense of urgency
    • Solid technical background and understanding of NPI and product life cycle.
    • Excellent people and team management skills

    Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:


    • Experience designing and testing video camera products (IP, machine vision or broadcast cameras)
    • Previous experience working in a startup or high pace environment

    Perks and Benefits:


    As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, and medical insurance while travelling. You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits.


    We believe that diversity spawns innovation – the more diverse our employees are, the more ideas and talents we have to excel as a leader in the technology sector. If you would like to be part of a dynamic team of people who are ambitious, focused, and hardworking then we look forward to meeting you!


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