Our client is a leading international provider of LED, display, and light measurement metrology equipment with more than 20 years of experience. Based in Ottawa, Ontario, they design, engineer, and manufacture instrumentation to measure and characterize light emission, reflection, and transmission. Our cleint’s strength lies in the creative minds of its engineers and scientists, and their ability to develop great products and services.


Reporting to the President, the HW Manager is responsible for all mechanical, optical, and electrical aspects of the our client’s product portfolio. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define hardware requirements and design specification
  • Hands-on design to comply with system requirements
  • Project management and NPI completion
  • Troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical problems as necessary
  • Drive continuous improvement in design, quality, and cost reduction
  • Creation of production and calibration procedures as required
  • Oversee transfer of manufacturing processes to production
  • Maintain quality systems associated with department

Managerial Responsibilities:

  • Manage the engineering team
  • Schedule and plan resources and priorities to meet corporate goals
  • Collaborate closely with Product Management
  • Contribute to project design and establish requirements
  • Prepare status updates for Executive as required
  • Ensure product quality is maintained


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, or Vision Sciences
  • 7+ years of hardware engineering experience
  • 3+ years engineering management experience
  • Strong software skills
  • Experience working in Agile environment
  • A positive leader with excellent communication skills
  • An ability to foster strong teamwork and help team members thrive
  • Strong math and organizational skills
  • Able to travel internationally if required


Our client offers an attractive compensation package with competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, participation in the company’s employee profit sharing program, and stock options.

If you think you have what it takes to join a high-performance team at this rapidly growing Ottawa tech company, working on the leading edge of AR/VR/displays/graphics, together with leaders in the Internet, gaming, and displays sectors – apply now.

To apply for this job email your details to kmarler@marlersearchgroup.com