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Electronics Engineer - First Light Technologies

Victoria, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
We're currently looking for an Electronics Designer to help us design the brains of our products!

At First Light Technologies, we're on a mission to change the way the world does outdoor lighting, making it easier, more resilient, and less impactful on the environment. As a fast-growing, award-winning designer and manufacturer of solar-powered outdoor lighting products, we work with customers globally to make a positive impact. Our products have already helped to reduce emissions by the equivalent of driving over 30 million kilometers in a car.

If you want to be part of our team, we're currently looking for an Electronics Designer to help us design the brains of our products - the Solar Lighting Controllers. You'll have the opportunity to work on new designs from concept to production, maintain existing designs, and develop test equipment for both development and manufacturing.


- Develop and maintain electronics integral to our solar lighting controllers, including digital and analog circuits

- Collaborate with firmware and mechanical teams to ensure designs excel at a system level

- Design and develop factory test equipment

- Develop and maintain processes for the management of electronic design data

- Contribute to the evolution of the electrical architecture

- Verify and validate the design through development to production. Develop and maintain long-term testing of hardware systems. Evolve our testing capability to be more efficient and effective

- Develop accurate effort estimates for project planning. Maintain and communicate work status. Interface with our development partners for the maintenance of existing products


- Circuit design, analysis, simulation, prototyping, and testing of hardware
- Component sourcing, including evaluation, datasheet analysis, and selection
- Designing switching regulators such as those used in LED drivers and battery chargers
- Designing with discrete power devices (mosfets, bipolar), and knowledge of their modes and configurations
- Using Altium Designer to create schematics, layouts, and complete manufacturing documentation
- Breadboarding circuits, modifying existing PCBAs, soldering, and reworking
- Experience with the manufacturing process, design for manufacture, surface mount, and mechanical interface
- Verification & validation, and design of tests
- Electronics troubleshooting skills
- Able to interact with others to achieve goals
- Experienced with automated testbed design and implementation
- Experience with wireless technologies such as Bluetooth, Cellular, and GPS
- A passion for personal growth and learning
- Thinking holistically about the way a system's constituent parts interrelate and how systems work over time and within the context of larger systems
- Familiarity with firmware development would be an asset


- Degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering

- At least 5 years of experience designing embedded systems

If you're passionate about making a difference in the world and have the skills we're looking for, we want to hear from you! Join us at First Light Technologies and help us create a better future.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume to


Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC

Experience Level : Senior Level, Intermediate Level
Manufacturing and Production