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We are looking for a candidate who is passionate about electronic circuit design and electrical integration of embedded systems. The candidate will be put in charge of the electrical and electronic development within the company to enhance the range of products offered by ARA Robotics.

Live the start-up experience, dynamic and full of challenges to meet your expectations and until the end of your career ambitions. If you are looking for an opportunity in a technology sector that will make you part of a dynamic team, this offer is for you! ARA Robotics is recognized by its employees for offering a creative, respectful, exciting, and flexible environment.

Under the supervision of the Director of Engineering, the Lead Electrical Engineer will participate in the delivery of project deliverables for solution development projects for ARA Robotics clients, as well as in the development of internal products.



ARA Robotics is a Montreal-based start-up founded in 2014 that offers technological solutions in the UAV sector for commercial & defense applications. ARA Robotics is currently seeking a lead electrical engineer.


  • Participate in defining the electrical architecture of systems

  • Define the technical requirements of electronic cards and electrical harnesses to be designed

  • Define test plans to validate the designed electronic cards and electrical harnesses

  • Contribute to project planning and estimation efforts in proposals

  • Monitor the progress of the electrical design team

  • Design schematics and perform electronic card routing

  • Review technical documents produced by junior designers

  • Contribute to the technical writing of projects

  • Collaborate on technical documentation writing

  • Provide daily, weekly, and/or monthly updates to project managers

  • Propose improvements to electrical and electronic design processes


  • Competitive annual salary, depending on experience

  • VRSP (savings plan)

  • Flexible hours

  • Group insurance plan

  • Possibility of working remotely

  • Floating holidays

  • Start as soon as possible


  • Knowledge of embedded Linux systems

  • Familiarity with ARM processors offered by STM

  • Familiarity with the Jira platform

  • Training and/or technical knowledge of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)

  • Knowledge or experience in development on critical flight systems

  • Knowledge or interest in the aerospace sector and/or RPAS

  • Knowledge or experience in carrying out projects from public project calls

  • Any training in the aerospace sector or in aviation and RPAS sector


  • Excellent team player

  • Attention to details

  • High level of autonomy

  • Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Experience in product design and production

  • Excellent French communication and writing skills

  • Experience in planning and allocating tasks to technical staff


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Printed circuit board design

  • Electrical harness design

  • Electronic card assembly

  • Experience with Altium Designer software

  • Experience with agile project management software suites

  • Experience in managing technical teams


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