Electrical Hardware Design Engineer






About NDI
We would like to invite an experienced Electrical Hardware Engineer to join our R&D team in the development of embedded systems
for use in medical devices and simulations. We are an essential business that enables diagnostic imaging as well as other non and minimally invasive surgical procedures. You will be responsible for detailed design and development of DSP and CPU
based systems, along with FPGA and low-level interfaces, including USB and Bluetooth from conception to implementation, and will work as part of a cross-functional R&D team, building solutions for our OEM partners. This role requires someone with
a proven record of architecting and implementing embedded hardware systems. The successful candidate will be dependable, highly organized, and effective at hardware design, implementation and testing.
The successful candidate will be joining
our team of professionals at the Northern Digital office located in Shelburne, Vermont.

What Will You Be Doing:

  • Help the group to collaborate and integrate designs with the embedded system software group
  • Participate in discussions with internal/external customers to ensure application requirements are fully understood and recorded
  • Prepare material and participate in peer reviews
  • Design to NDI’s internal development standards, and produce associated technical documentation to meet design control requirements
  • Participate in defining/developing appropriate tests for the embedded designs
  • Ensure completion is timely, striving to meet or exceed project milestones

Ready To Make a Difference?
The Ideal Candidate will have a Master’s degree plus 3 years in Electrical Engineering, or equivalent.

In Addition:

• 5+ years implementing embedded hardware systems
• 5+ years of recent experience with DSP’s, ARM, FPGA and digital design. Signal processing a plus
• Experience in developing Bluetooth and serial interface solutions, such as UART, I2S,
I2C, SPI and TDM
• Familiarity with C/C++ and/or some other programming language experience
• Analog design a large plus.

What You Will Bring To the Role:

  • Excellent problem solving and trouble shooting skills
  • Magnetics/physics/mathematics background a plus
  • Ability to initiate and take on work independently with minimal guidance.
  • Good personal organization as well as written and oral communication skills


This is a full-time position eligible for participation in the Company’s group insurance plan on day one. NDI offers full range of benefits including flexible work hours and environment.  NDI offers paid PTO, Sick time, paid Holiday time and Holiday
shut-down. Also, 401k plan with matching contributions by the company. Two kinds of Medical plans + Dental and Vision coverage. The company pays for Basic Life Insurance & AD&D and Short Term/Long Term Disability. After you have been an employee
for 6 months you are eligible to participate in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

Quality Requirements:

NDI is committed to achieving excellence in our Quality activities, which is dependent upon the processes, practices and employees of NDI.  Our objective is to maintain a Quality Management System in compliance with ISO 9001, ISO 13485, the US FDA
Quality System Regulation as well as any additional regulatory requirements of the markets in which our products are sold.  Employees of NDI are instrumental to our compliance efforts, and are required to understand and comply with the QMS.

Being a Part of Our Team:

NDI is based in Ontario, Canada with additional offices in the United States, Germany, and Hong Kong. Ascension Technology Corp. is an NDI Company and located in Shelburne, VT.

For 40 years we have been grateful to have the opportunity to partner with the world’s foremost OEMs in markets including but not limited to medical device, simulation, and medical research. Our technologies have helped our partners’ pioneer computer-assisted
surgery and computer-assisted therapy and is the foundation of 90% of the most progressive surgical navigation systems on the market. We enjoy tackling new challenges and developing new pathways to serve our customers.  We are looking for innovative,
hard-working individuals who don’t see this as just a job, but as a career choice. If this sounds like you, why don’t you join us!




Masters or better in Electrical Engineering or related field.



2 years: developing Bluetooth and serial interface solutions , such as UART, I2S, I2C, SPI and TDM

2 years: experience with DSP’s, ARM, FPGA and digital design

5 years: embedded hardware systems. Please note “This is not an embedded software posting. You must have hardware design experience to be considered”



qual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have
access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information,
unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s
legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

If you’re interested in furthering your career in a dynamic and innovative organization, please visit: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/ROP1001ROPER/JobBoard/fe143739-d521-4f49-a596-553671cff63b/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=67deced7-eba7-4446-bce0-5b38b2d25a30

We thank all candidates for their interest in joining NDI, however, only candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Agency calls will not be accepted. For more information about NDI and this position, please visit our website: www.ndigital.com.


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