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Project Engineer

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
16 days ago
Job Description

At Avigilon we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.

Founded in 2004 in Vancouver, Avigilon has been a driving force behind the security industry's AI evolution and has continuously been a company that stands for innovation and growth. At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact of the safety of people and businesses globally.

Position Overview:

The NVR / OEM Engineer will be part of the Network Video Recorder & Appliance team, which is responsible for working with our ODM partners to design custom embedded appliances and select OEM server platforms that are used to deploy our world-class Avigilon Control Center software product.

Our systems are used for connecting and controlling PoE and analog cameras, interfacing with access control devices, managing the high definition video stream using high performance storage solutions, and running our AI video analytics to provide the best level of user experience.

Responsibilities include:
    • Ability to work with ODM partners to design, validate, and deliver top quality/performance Appliance solutions • Specify product features and define system architecture (Intel architecture) • Evaluate mechanical and thermal solutions and review electrical design and PCB layout • Define and review product testing, verify technical issues, and identify solutions • Work with internal engineering teams (Electrical and Mechanical) to evaluate and approve ODM proposals • Travel to ODM locations as required to resolve issues • Ability to work with OEM partners to select the best option among available server solutions • Work cross-functionally with SW, product management, compliance, quality, and manufacturing teams to release a high quality product on budget and on schedule • Submit ECOs and BOMs into a PLM system

    • Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering • At least 5 years of experience in developing products for manufacture • Extensive knowledge of EMC and safety standards and design requirements to ensure that the products meet these standards • Hands-on testing and troubleshooting experience • Self-motivated, with the ability to learn quickly and independently, and work within a team • Strong organizational and documentation skills • Demonstrated enthusiasm for electronics and a pragmatic approach to problem solving • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Preference will be given to candidates with the following skills and experience:
    • Experience working with Surveillance products - IP Cameras, Network Video Recorders, etc. • Experience working with OEM and OEM companies, especially off-shore companies • Experience in the design and development of Intel x86 based products • Experience working with Mechanical and Thermal design team • Experience working with manufacturing and/or CM • Experience with product compliance and safety certification • Experience with Windows and Linux OS

Perks and Benefits:

As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, and medical insurance while travelling. You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits.

We believe that diversity spawns innovation - the more diverse our employees are, the more ideas and talents we have to excel as a leader in the technology sector. If you would like to be part of a dynamic team of people who are ambitious, focused, and hardworking then we look forward to meeting you!