MarineLabs is a rapidly scaling technology company based in Victoria, BC, Canada. Our work spans many disciplines and domains! If you are talented, collaborative, and passionate about applying your skills toward data-enabled maritime safety and resilient coastlines, we’d love to hear from you. Reach out to us at careers@marinelabs.io.

Electrical Engineering Lead

MarineLabs is seeking a collaborative Electrical Engineering Lead as we scale our cutting edge coastal IoT.

The position is full-time and starts as soon as possible. The ideal candidate will be an effective communicator, and will thrive in a cross-disciplinary team.  The candidate will have experience in:

  • PCB layout, assembly, manufacturing, and troubleshooting in production environments
  • Communication protocols (UART, R2C, SPI, RS232/485, etc.)
  • Low-power circuit development
  • Embedded firmware development
  • Cellular, Satellite and/or other telemetry
  • Hardware-in-the-Loop, continuous integration, and production/pre-commissioning testing
  • Sensor and transducer integration
  • Solar charging system design
  • EMC testing processes and mitigation techniques
  • Electrical supply chain management and procurement
  • Programming in C/C++, Python

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of electrical engineering with embedded microcontrollers
  • Bachelor’s of Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience

Additional skills or experience that would be an asset: 

  • Firmware Over the Air (OTA) update
  • Development of marine technology or other products deployed in rugged environments
  • Design with Lithium and other battery chemistries
  • Test Driven and Agile Development processes 

 The position requires physical presence in Victoria; However, we offer flexibility in working locations between home, office, and lab with opportunities for coastal field work. We offer a competitive compensation package including health benefits and a robust vacation program. 

If this position sounds exciting to you, please send your resume and cover-letter to: careers@marinelabs.io

Intermediate DevOps Engineer 

MarineLabs is seeking an Intermediate DevOps Engineer.

The work involves contributing to development of MarineLabs’ cloud technology stack which ingests and processes data from field instruments and serves and presents it in various forms for our customers (web frontend & API) and field teams. This role blends software and systems engineering to build and run large-scale, fault-tolerant systems in a distributed cloud environment, ensuring reliability for both internal and external systems, maintaining uptime while applying continuous improvement to products. The DevOps engineer is an expert at building new infrastructure and reducing or eliminating work through automation and replication.

The candidate will have:

  • Proficiency in Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies and template-driven deployment
  • Experience with designing and troubleshooting distributed fault-tolerant systems
  • Proficiency in networking and DNS
  • Knowledge of information and application security concepts including PKI, multi-factor authentication, and certificate-based authentication
  • Strong Python programming skills
  • Experience with test-driven development and CI/CD tools e.g. CircleCI, Jenkins
  • Knowledge of containerization and container orchestration technologies such as Docker
  • Ability to learn, understand, and work quickly with new emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions in the Cloud/IT technology space
  • Experience with the software development life cycle
  • Experience or exposure to Agile development and tools e.g. JIRA, git, Bitbucket
  • Systematic problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive
  • Familiarity with Javascript is an asset
  • Experience in marine or ocean technology is an asset

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Software Engineering / Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2-5 years working in a DevOps related role

 The position is full time and requires physical presence in Victoria; However, we offer flexibility in working locations between home, office, and lab. We offer a competitive compensation package including health benefits and robust vacation programs. We’d love to hear from candidates of all backgrounds, orientation and abilities.

If this position sounds exciting to you, please send your resume and cover-letter to: careers@marinelabs.io

Field Operations Specialist 

MarineLabs is seeking a Field Operations Specialist.

The work involves contributing to commissioning, deployment and maintenance of the MarineLabs fleet of sensor units and supporting field operations processes. The Field Operations Specialist will handle field logistics, including: shipment of equipment to/from remote field locations, obtaining lodging, handling communications, and sourcing supplies and services. They will ensure compliance with hazardous materials shipping and handling best practices. They will maintain safety standards during operations onboard vessels; and assume responsibility for safe and effective operation of complex experimental equipment. At the conclusion of each operation, the Field Ops Specialist will manage the proper repair, storage and inventory of equipment and supplies, and complete the field operation report. This position also assists in production assembly and commissioning and all other aspects of field data collection (e.g., instrument calibration, computer data acquisition, and fieldwork event/record keeping).

The position is full time and starts April 1, 2022, with some flexibility.

The candidate will have:

  • Proficiency in marine operations and deployment of ocean sensors
  • Sufficient knowledge of electronics, data logging, and data analysis techniques
  • Experience with IT and basic data handling and storage techniques 
  • Familiarity with production sensor commissioning, testing, calibration, digital communication (i.e. I2C, SPI, UART, RS-232 and RS-485) and data transmission protocols
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of mechanical and electrical principles and theories is required. Application to marine or ocean technology is an asset
  • Demonstrated experience in the application of common mechanical and electronics fabrication methods and tools.
  • Demonstrated experience with advanced mechanical and electronic components and scientific equipment fabrication, assembly, testing, deployment, maintenance, operation, repairs is an asset 
  • Experience with logistical planning, safety critical marine deployment and retrieval operations, electronics maintenance and troubleshooting 
  • Experience with 3rd party contractor coordination and management
  • Excellent and efficient communication skills including an ability to communicate status updates with project stakeholders and customers effectively
  • Ability to act safely and decisively in time critical scenarios
  • Familiarity with on-water and in-field safety protocols including anchor deployment and management
  • Experience with fall arrest and comfortable with heights  
  • Experience and training in First Aid, Search and Rescue, Coast Guard, or other Maritime operations is an asset
  • Have a sound knowledge of davit/winch and crane operations, and Marine industry electrical knowledge
  • Able to meet the physical requirements necessary to work at sea in small to large vessels for extended periods and willing to perform the required duties aboard ships
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds in materials
  • Able to work independently, and as part of a team, interacting cooperatively with people from diverse backgrounds, academic levels, and nationalities
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Be willing and able to travel domestically and globally as required

If you’re interested in joining our dynamic team, please send your resume and cover-letter to careers@marinelabs.io

 The position is full time and requires physical presence in Victoria; However, when not travelling, we offer flexibility in working locations between home, office, and lab. We offer a competitive compensation package including health benefits and a robust vacation program. 

If this position sounds exciting to you, please send your resume and cover-letter to: careers@marinelabs.io

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