Sr. Hardware Engineer

Regular, Full time Hybrid work environment

What you’ll be doing:

Are you interested in helping to secure and enable reliable operations of a nation’s critical infrastructure? Our Company develops products and solutions that do just that. Utilizing the companies designed secure networking and edge computing platform for Industry 4.0 and Industrial IoT applications, the Company is developing innovative cybersecurity, industrial communications, big data, and AI/machine learning solutions for Smart Grids, Intelligent Transportation Systems, and other critical infrastructure industries. Our Company is seeking individuals to help build the next generation solutions for our global customer base at our Corporate Headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario.

As a Senior Hardware Engineer at iS5 Communications Inc. you will be responsible for the hardware design, release and launch of complete product lines. You will be part of the team that creates and executes industry leading communication devices in terms of innovation, security and performance. You will utilize your expertise in design and development of products as you work with a lean and agile team of the best hardware and software engineers in the industry.

The position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.


 The primary responsibilities of the role will be but not limited to:

  • Responsible for all phases of hardware design from concept to release to the manufacturing team
  • Managing consultants, dealing with PCB and board manufacturers
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing electronic circuit boards
  • System and boards level tests and characterization
  • Managing certification and compliance activities
  • Managing a small team with the potential of growing the team
  • Writing reports and design specifications


  •  Minimum 8 years of experience in board-level design, including schematic capture, design verification and taking responsibility for all phases of hardware design from concept to release manufacturing
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering
  • 2+ years of proven success leading and mentoring an engineering team preferably in a tech start-up environment utilizing Agile practices and tools e.g., Jira
  • Strong experience in designing complex telecom boards using the following technologies: Ethernet, Sonet, VDSL, Wireless
  • Experience designing systems with 1G/10G Ethernet, DDR3, PCIe, USB, Bluetooth
  • Experience designing Ethernet L2/L3 switching systems using chipsets from Broadcom or Marvell
  • Experience designing CPU based systems using x86 or ARM based chipsets
  • Strong experience in high-speed digital design, experience in analog design
  • Experience working with PCB layout designer and Manufacturing Engineering to ensure the design meets DFM/DFT and customer requirements
  • Experience working with Orcad Capture, Allegro PCB designer, PSpice
  • Hands on experience working with oscilloscopes, network analyzers
  • Experience in FPGA programming and design is a plus
  • Experience in product compliance testing – EMC/EMI, Safety
  • To fit in our growing and diverse team, you must be:
    • Critical thinker and problem solver
    • Proactive and energetic, creative and self-starter
    • Proactive and energetic, creative and a self-starter
    • Team-oriented and collaborator, committed to the organization and its vision

What iS5 offers:

Our team is everything! You will have an opportunity to join a talented, fast-paced, and collaborative team. Some of the perks our team members have are:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision care benefits
  • Access to public transportation
  • Flexible work hours
  • Employee Referral Programs
  • And more!

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what our clients say

Thank you again for working with us to enable this functionality on a one‐off situation. Your willingness to develop a new version of the iDMS software just to support us is greatly appreciated and shows that iS5Com is willing and able to go above and beyond the status quo. Please extend our appreciated thanks to all of your team who assisted in this development.

Travis Phifer, Projects Manager

It was our pleasure to meet with you guys and get excellent information on your company and capabilities! I feel really confident that we'll have an excellent working relationship as we strive to use your products as our standard offering.

Patrick Avery, General Manager, Automation

We, NASMA TELECOMMUNICATIONS LLC, Oman, have installed various models of iS5 Communications Inc. networking devices in our projects and are pleased with their performance and interoperability.

Naresh Pai, Regional Head, Telecom & Security

We had a chance to test the updated switches this morning. It’s a night and day difference. Performance is much better. We’re ready to head out to the field.

Andrew Spurgeon, Manager, Product Management

iS5 provides a solid, hardened product that meets my utilities needs for a very competitive price. Features such as 1000BaseT Ethernet, fiber optic uplink options, POE, secure protocols for administration, standards-based management and solid user interface provide excellent value for the money. So far, all the units have been working perfectly with no issues, some of them have been in place for over a year.

Rett D. Walters, Manager of Information Technology

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