Hybrid Systems Electrical Engineer

Hydrogenics Corporation is a leading developer of clean tech solutions for hydrogen generation, energy storage, and fuel cell power modules for mobility and stationary applications.  We are helping customers around the world make the shift to a cleaner energy future.  Hydrogenics is based in Mississauga, Ontario, and has sales and manufacturing operations in Europe, the US and Asia.

Job Description:

  • Design and develop complex hybrid systems, using a multidisciplinary approach – this will involve broad engineering expertise; including mechanical, electrical, systems, software, and process design.
  • Support component level, sub-system and system level sourcing and testing for performance, reliability and durability. Examples of tests are: fuel cell stacks, fuel cell power modules, humidification devices, DC/DC power conversion devices, batteries, sensors, blowers, pumps, motors, environmental testing (sub-zero and sub-ambient temperature testing), field testing, etc.
  • Develop validation test methods and protocols. Use DOE best practices.
  • Design custom control electronics and software for the control and monitoring of fuel cell systems, electrolyzer systems, battery systems, hydrogen storage systems, and other systems as needed.
  • Integration and field support of designed and validated components into end applications.
  • Schematic layout and component sourcing for complete hybrid systems.
  • Managing of resources and schedules to ensure timely completion of projects and assignments.
  • Printed circuit board design using Altium.
  • Develop control software for microprocessors, specifically for the PIC microprocessor and TMS320 Texas Instruments processors.
  • Hardware and software trouble shooting both in component development and production support roles.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced team environment
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Some mechanical hands on work as required for development work.
  • Other duties as required.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. Masters degree preferable

Work Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering. Masters degree preferable

‘Must Have’ Technical Skills:

  • Ability to design and set-up electrical and mechanical test fixtures for testing.
  • Ability to develop software for control applications.
  • Experience developing electrical systems for heavy duty mobility (automotive, rail, aerospace) is an asset.
  • Ability to read and design electrical schematics.
  • “Hands on” experience is required.

‘Must Have’ Soft Skills:

  • Energetic and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Strong design, analytical, and troubleshooting capabilities.
  • Outstanding technical report writing skills
  • Excellent verbal communication skills, with ability to present to a variety of audiences.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Efficient time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Able to maintain an organized and clean work environment.

Hydrogenics is an equal opportunity employer. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange appropriate accommodations.

If you feel any of these positions describe your skills and experience please e-mail your resume and cover letter to the contact information listed in the position details. Please include the position title in the subject line of your email. We thank all applicants for their interest but only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.