Senior Engineer, PCB


Reports to: Sr. Director, Engineering
Hours: Full Time
Location:  Stouffville, Ontario


WOLF is a world leader in designing and developing rugged, field-deployable solutions requiring embedded video capture, process, encode, display and AI inference technologies for the world’s most demanding military and aerospace markets.

At WOLF we design and develop solutions that target the world’s most demanding technology markets such as field deployable defence systems, rugged vehicles for land, air and sea, artificial intelligence machine vision and neural network-based deep learning for Earth and space applications, as well as a variety of other life-saving, mission-critical systems requiring video and data analytics capabilities.

We are seeking outstanding professionals who have demonstrated advanced skills in video electronics development, are passionate about pushing the innovation boundaries of embedded technologies and are highly motivated, high-energy and results-driven individuals.

If you are looking for an exciting new position with a company that offers an environment of rapid business growth, continuous technology innovation and a cherished culture of collaboration where everyone has a voice that is valued, then WOLF is the company for you. If this type of workplace environment excites you and you excel in fast-paced development environments, then we invite you to apply!

Working from our new office in Stouffville, Ontario and as a member of WOLF’s Engineering department the Sr. Engineer, PCB candidate should meet the following criteria:



Required Education

  • BSEE, Bachelor of Engineering, or related technical degree from an accredited university.

Desired Education

  • PHD or Master of Electrical Engineering or related technical PHD or Master’s degree from an accredited university.



  • Layout design of controlled impedance, high speed mixed-signal boards 12-18 layers
  • Experience in transmission line routing as Microstrip/Stripline
  • Expert at PCB Design constraints for a range of high-speed interfaces
  • Knowledge of termination techniques; signal crosstalk mitigation; EMI & EMC techniques
  • Experience in high pin-out BGA component placement for optimal routing, power dissipation and fan out
  • Experience with Rigid-Flex, Multi-layer Flex and HDI Design
  • Experience in PCIe GEN3, DDR3, DDR4 routing
  • Expert knowledge of Cadence Allegro 16.6 and 17.2
  • Maintenance of footprint library; mapping 3D models on library level
  • Experience with power integrity analysis, (DC Drop/ thermal)
  • Experience with signal integrity analysis (digital and analog)
  • Experience with DFM design tuning and compliance is an advantage
  • Understanding of PCB manufacturing cost factors and general fabrication process
  • IPC CID or CID+ license is an advantage



  • Uses time and resources wisely for all assigned work
  • Consistently demonstrates integrity, honesty and respect for colleagues and the corporation
  • Takes ownership of assignments and works with minimal oversight
  • Maintains an effective working relationship with peers, colleagues and managers
  • Seeks out and builds valuable relationships with 3rd party design companies protecting the best interest of the corporation
  • Contributes to increasing the firm's public awareness in the industry by periodically publishing technical white papers, attending technical conferences and presenting suitable technical updates on behalf of the corporation
  • Oversees more junior technical contributors providing mentorship and technical guidance
  • Strives to maintain and protect corporate IP, systems, tools, data and customer proprietary information
  • Consistently follows and complies with defined company processes and workflows
  • Acts a promoter of corporate processes by suggesting productive enhancements and changes to workflow(s) as appropriate to help streamline work activities
  • Technical writing is well structured, effective in purpose, free of gross grammatical errors and succinct
  • Provides effective presentation updates ensuring optimal use of shared meeting time with others
  • Develops professional documentation that provides clear guidance on design details both internally to the corporation but also
  • externally to the customer as appropriate
  • Prepares well thought out goals and objectives that strive to both advance the individual but also connect individual plans to the corporate goals and strategy
  • Contributes to the development of goals, objectives and reviews for more junior staff of a similar function
  • Effectively translates product / feature requirements into complete designs including identification of hardware, firmware, software and mechanical sub-systems
  • Establishes and/or maintains engineering standards for the assigned area of functional design and ensures compliance within the function on all designs
  • Demonstrates competency in the use of lab tools and debug / analysis instruments
  • Applies logical thought and debug approach in trouble-shooting and circuit analysis
  • Applies best practices to board rework using corporate established guidelines and policies
  • Oversees subcontracted design deliverables protecting the corporation's interests on reputation, schedule, quality and cost
  • Assess the results of product testing to identify areas where systemic improvement may be possible in design performance



WOLF is a military and aerospace manufacturer requiring strict adherence to CGP and ITAR requirements.

As a condition of employment applicants must provide proof of Canadian or US Citizenship and undergo a police background check.



Candidates can apply by sending a cover letter and resume in .pdf format to referencing the job title: "Senior Engineer, PCB".

WOLF Advanced Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all individuals. Applicants selected for an interview will be asked whether specific accommodations are needed to support a personal disability.






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