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NewAE Technology Inc. is a start-up based in Halifax’s North End.

NewAE Technology Inc. develops open-source hardware and software solutions for performing security analysis of embedded computer systems. You can see our open-source project at ChipWhisperer.com (with source at https://www.github.com/newaetech/chipwhisperer), and some of our current hardware products at http://store.newae.com. Interest in hardware security is a strong asset (including participation at conferences such as AtlSecCon, Blackhat, and DEFCON).

As a very small company, applicants should expect to perform tasks beyond their core competency. Please be sure to list additional experiences and skills beyond those asked for, as everything from graphic design to web programming to experience with exporting/shipping/inventory are assets.

Please see below for open positions. If we do not have any open positions, we are always interested in hearing from exceptional candidates. Please email jobs@newae.com with a copy of your resume and any other additional information that would be useful (such as GitHub repositories, examples of other work) if interested.

 

Electrical Engineer

NewAE is looking for an electrical engineer with a strong hardware and production focus. This person will be responsible for development of new products, along with hands-on production work, setting up documentation for full production builds, and expansion of production including hiring and management of new team members.

As a very small company, applicants should expect to perform tasks beyond their core competency. Please be sure to list additional experiences and skills beyond those asked for, as everything from graphic design to web programming to experience with exporting/shipping/inventory are assets.

Core Responsibilities

  • Design of digital and analog electronic systems including schematic entry and high-speed PCB design. Experience with Altium Designer is a strong asset.
    • 4+ layer PCB design including BGA devices
  • Overseeing production builds including hands-on work when needed, working with external assembly contractors.
  • Customer support and troubleshooting of customer problems.
  • Creation and maintenance of customer documentation.
  • Design and modification of low-level (i.e., bare-metal ARM-based systems) firmware for microcontroller systems.
  • Documentation of design and use of revision control.

 Additional Responsibilities

  • Supervision of co-op and intern employees.
  • Testing of production devices.
  • Debugging issues, custom modifications of hardware for customers, and answering support tickets.
  • Design and modification of FPGA designs (depending on experience).

 Desired Experiences/Qualifications

  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degree in electrical engineering considered an asset.
  • 6+ years’ experience in schematic entry and PCB routing of high-speed digital systems.
  • 3+ years’ experience with firmware development (i.e., 8-bit or 32-bit microcontrollers).
    • Experience with Atmel products an asset.
  • 2+ years’ Python experience.
  • Hands-on board assembly and soldering, including SMD, hot air, and ESD handling.
  • FPGA design experience in Verilog is an asset.
  • Experience with cryptographic protocols or algorithms a strong asset.

Please email applications to jobs@newae.com

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.