System Engineer

  • Full-time
  • City: San Rafael
  • Work Model: Hybrid
  • Employment Duration: Permanent

Company Description

The Averna experience

Averna delivers industry-leading test solutions and services for communications and electronics device makers worldwide, accelerating product development, quality and innovation:

  • Be [email protected]: Serve international customers and collaborate with colleagues in Canada, Europe, the U.S., Mexico and Asia.
  • Drive [email protected]: Participate in the development of market-leading high-tech products in the telecom, transportation, electronics and medical devices.
  • Develop your [email protected]: Contribute to thrilling projects that will stretch your skills and talent to the maximum.
  • Enjoy [email protected]: Be part of a fast-growing company with award-winning products and team.
  • Share your [email protected]: Meet passionate people, enjoy our modern environment and dynamic atmosphere.

Job Description

System Engineer’s challenge in a few words:

As part of the Engineering team, you will be leading the development and integration of automated tests systems for manufacturing and design validation systems of complex electronics products.

Your contribution in this role

  • Functionally lead a team composed of Software DevelopersElectrical DesignersPCB DesignersMechanical Designers and subject matter experts;
  • Act as a liaison between the customer and departments within Averna to convey requirements, information, ensure understanding, and ensure projects/programs get executed in an accurate, timely manner;
  • Team up with the Project Manager and act as a Technical Leader in the management of the customer, technical scope, budget, schedule, task definition, procurement, risk assessment, and system-specific technical details;
  • Act as the Technical System representative for the customer;
  • Define the architecture of test systems, clearly indicating how the system will ensure proper operation of the various functional requirements and prepare any required documentation (Test Requirement Specifications, System Architecture Documents, System Test Procedures, Bill of Materials, etc.);
  • Define the appropriate test strategy for a unit to test and prepare detailed test requirements;
  • Prepare system specifications, ranging from functional to non-functional based on the specification charts provided by customers;
  • Define internal and external interfaces of the system and the nature of the data exchanged;
  • Participate in design reviews with development teams;
  • Highly motivated team player that can coordinate system procurement and development tasks including design, integration, validation and implementation of customer requirements with geographically distributed cross-functional teams;


The ideal candidate in a few words:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science or related field;
  • 5 to 8 years of experience in Software or Hardware design and experience in Test System Architecture
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry;
  • Hands on experience and skills in electronic circuitssystem design, building prototypes, boards bring-up, debugging and using tools - oscilloscope, logic analyzer, and in-circuit emulator, etc;
  • Experience in machine visionrobotics and PLC programming is an asset;
  • Knowledge: Proficiency in software development with LabVIEW and/or TestStand required; (CLA, CLD Desired)
  • Object-oriented programming architecture and a good understanding of design principles is desired.
  • Python and/or C# is an asset;
  • Knowledgeable in standard instrumentation used in the test industry (DMM, Switch, IO, Oscilloscope, PXI Platform, etc);
  • Skills: Meticulousness combined with excellent organizational skills to achieve quality, cost and delivery objectives;
  • Multilingual: Good communication in English (written and spoken). Knowledge of French and Spanish is a plus.
  • Mobility: Willingness to travel in 2-to-4-week periods or longer when required by our customers.

Additional Information

What's in it for YOU

  • Flexible work hours, full benefits and hybrid working model  
  • An additional day off for your birthday
  • Competitive total compensation
  • A high-tech environment with experienced engineers to learn from
  • Opportunities to travel
  • Learning and growing through multiple cutting-edge projects and clients

Expected Compensation

140,000 to 180,000 including variable compensation

Averna is committed to employment equity and to encouraging diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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