Instrumentation Engineer

Position Summary

This is an R&D engineering position with an emphasis on design and testing of embedded software, mechanical, and electrical designs into electromechanical medical devices. The individual will work with a multidisciplinary team of scientists to design construct, and execute engineering, formal verification, and reliability tests. The individual will lead prototype builds, collect and analyze data, and author associated technical documentation.


  • Work with multidisciplinary R&D team members to design, construct, author, and execute engineering, verification, and reliability tests and protocols
  • Collect and analyze data, and generate reports
  • Support development of project documentation (dFMEAs, specifications, plans)
  • Participate in technical reviews
  • Lead development of fixtures and associated scripting/automation for test efforts
  • Maintain configuration management documentation and support instrument prototype builds
  • Lead instrument, PCB, and firmware troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Lead design control guidelines and Quality requirements within the company’s regulated ISO environment
  • Install, maintain, verify performance and repair equipment from multiple manufacturers at customer sites ensuring best-in-class service within established time frame.


  • BS in Engineering or related field, or equivalent experience, plus 3+ years of relevant work experience.  Biomedical Engineering preferred
  • Preferred 2 or more years work experience designing and testing electro-mechanical systems, equipment and components for the medical device or diagnostics industry
  • Well-grounded in fundamental engineering design principles and test methods with demonstrated hands-on design competency working with complex medical instrumentation
  • Experience with complex laboratory or engineering test equipment, data acquisition systems, engineering design documentation, and calibration procedures
  • Basic understanding in programming techniques (C/C++/Python) and/or script writing (using Labview, Arduino, PLCs, or similar)
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Strong technical writing and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of FDA QSR, specifically design controls
  • Experience in microfluidic device development for analytical or diagnostics applications.
Job Category: On-site
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Montreal (Quebec)

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