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Hardware Developer

Engineering | Kitchener, Ontario, Canada | Full Time

Job Description

About Voltera

At our core, we are a technology company building delightful tools that solve meaningful problems. We design innovative & accessible products that have a long-lasting impact on the world.

Technological advancements are demanding more from electronics than ever before, going beyond the rigid and flat form factors we are used to. We believe in a future where electronics are flexible, stretchable, biocompatible, and form factor is only limited by imagination. 

To make this happen, the tools we use need to evolve as well. This is where you come in! We are looking for a talented hardware developer to join our engineering team to help push our prototypes into the world. 


Circuit Design

  • Extensive schematic design and layout experience. 

  • Must be familiar with Eagle, Altium or equivalent design tool

  • Experience working with board manufacturers. Both local and overseas. 

  • Comfortable generating production files like Gerbers, PnP Data, and BOM files.

  • Experience with communication protocols - UART, I2C, SPI, USB, etc.

Testing and Troubleshooting

  • Must have soldering experience and exceptional troubleshooting and debugging skills.

  • Experience with oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzer. 

  • Experience designing production ready test fixtures. 

Certification Experience

  • Exposure to regulatory testing and compliance of electronic products.

  • Understanding techniques to minimize radiated emissions as well as protecting against EMI, ESD, Surge


  • Experience with C++ and prototyping platforms. 

  • Understanding of key concepts like interrupts, timers, GPIO, PWM, bootloaders, fuses, etc.  

Bonus Skills

  • Experience with Raspberry Pi or Jetson Nano.

  • Experience with Node.js (Javascript)

  • Experience with computer vision (OpenCV) and machine learning

About You

You enjoy working on tough problems that keep you up at night.  The type of problems that require a solid understanding of mathematics and physics.  You love working in a small team, where everything you do will directly impact our customers worldwide.

You’re a flexible engineer – you can layout a board in an afternoon or swap out a QFN in a few minutes, you can code, and you can ship.  You have a passion for robotics and a growing interest in AI.

If you are interested in this position, please include any work that you are proud of along with your cover letter.


We are located in downtown Kitchener but currently working remotely like most companies. When the pandemic clears we will be returning to the office.

Voltera is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to inclusion and diversity. Voltera does not discriminate based on race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability or any other basis forbidden under federal, provincial, or local law. 

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please contact us at accessibility [at] voltera [dot] io.