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Opportunity: Intermediate Design Specialist - Contract

Job File: DSBC02181 Location: Waterloo, ON, Canada

Teledyne DALSA is a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc., a U.S. publicly listed enterprise, and specializes in the manufacture, design, research and development of high performance CMOS and CCD image sensors and modular expandable cameras. Teledyne DALSA's products are used worldwide in machine vision, document scanning, image capture, surveillance, process monitoring, manufacturing inspection, medical imaging, and multi media.

As part of our continuing growth in this high technology market, Teledyne DALSA is recruiting for two positions:

Intermediate Design Specialist – Camera Electronics

Intermediate Design Specialist – Electronics and FPGA. 

Teledyne DALSA’s High Performance Areascan and Custom Camera development group develops world leading sensor and camera products for high performance applications in machine vision and aerospace imaging.   


The Design Specialist – Electronics and FPGA candidate will have: 

  • Experience with high speed analog and/or digital design, verification, and test
  • Experience with high speed VHDL code design, simulation, and bench testing, preferably with FPGAs/CPLDs from Xilinx and Altera
  • Experience with high speed analog schematic design, simulation and bench testing
  • Hardware analysis and debugging skills using standard test instruments
  • Experience with design for manufacturability and reliability
  • Must be a strong team player as well as have the ability to work independently
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills

 The ideal candidate will also have:

  • Experience with interface standards such as LVDS, Camera Link, Ethernet, and USB
  • Experience with embedded firmware (VHDL, C++)
  • Experience and ability to lead junior designers

 Occasional travel may be expected to support new customers and product introduction.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • At least 5+years of design/development experience
  • Proven experience working within a large multidisciplinary team and excellent communication skills are required 

 Strong candidates missing a few of the ideal requirements will be considered. 



The Design Specialist – Camera Electronics will have:

  • Low noise switch mode power supply design
  • High speed (40MHz+) analog and low noise (14 bit) ADC - mixed signal PCB design
  • GHz transceiver design and layout requirements
  • Simulation and bench testing
  • Hardware analysis and debugging using standard test instruments
  • Design for manufacturability and reliability

The ideal candidate will also:

  • Collaborate well as a member of a multidisciplinary project team
  • Have proficient oral and written communication skills
  • Be responsive to customer needs
  • Be able to provide technical guidance for junior designers and test technicians

Very occasional travel may be required to support customers.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • At least 5 years of design/development experience


Please quote file number DSBC02181 and refer to the Design Specialist Camera or Design Specialist Electronics and FPGA.

Teledyne DALSA offers competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. This includes group retirement savings plan with company contributions, employee profit sharing, extended health and dental benefits and a smoke free environment. Relocation assistance is also provided. Teledyne DALSA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Teledyne group of companies offer competitive salary, excellent benefits package, excellent career opportunities and encourage global internal mobility. We pride ourselves in being an Equal Opportunity Employer.