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Hardware Team Manager

Hardware Team Manager

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  • Advanced Environmental Monitoring (AEM) is combining global leaders to provide reliable and innovative environmental monitoring and analysis solutions. Our family of innovators offer world-class technologies and services, including sensors, dataloggers, telemetry, and software that provide advanced analytics and prediction. These technologies enable decision makers to improve their reaction time to weather and environmental events, helping to protect communities, people, and infrastructure.


    As part of the AEM family of innovators, FTS helps build resilient communities by reducing the impact of extreme weather events through reliable, secure, and innovative situational awareness. For over 40 years, FTS has been designing solutions for mission-critical applications all over the world.


    As a member of the AEM global engineering team, the HTM will have the opportunity to consult on product roadmaps, provide input on the team development and lead cross business unit resources as necessary to complete development.

    Victoria, BC
    09 Feb 2021
    10 Apr 2021

  • After reviewing the full Job Description at qualified applicants for the role of Hardware Team Manager are encouraged to apply in confidence to TallSky Consulting with a resume and covering letter that indicates how your education and experience meet the requirements of this position. 

    We thank all candidates who apply; however after initial acknowledgement of application, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Forest Technology Systems (FTS) a member of Advanced Environmental Monitoring (AEM), has a terrific opportunity for a results-driven Hardware Team Manager to join their growing Victoria-based company. The Hardware Team Manager will continue to build and manage a top-notch hardware and firmware development team, and will be responsible for implementing key design processes that enable the hardware team to consistently deliver robust, high-quality products as part of the overall Product Development Lifecycle.

If you are a Hardware Team Manager and you pride yourself on your strong leadership skills and experience providing technical oversight and mentoring to an engineering team, we encourage you to consider this unique opportunity. The right candidate will apply strong attention to detail and seasoned knowledge and talent in managing internal projects and external resources – contributing to the design of state-of-the-art, world-class products for environmental monitoring and telecommunications. If you want to be leading a team who is working on leading edge technology, supporting wildfire and hydrological command centres with real-time data that save lives, property and help protect the environment, this job is for you!


Responsibilities of the Hardware Team Manager include:

  • Plan and manage all aspects of hardware engineering activities, including firmware and mechanical development of end-to-end systems.  From MCU based sensors, and telemetry devices to high performance CPU based data acquisition systems.  Ensuring all projects, initiatives, and processes are aligned with company business goals and ISO9001:2015 quality controls.
  • Providing guidance for implementation and improvement of design processes, production documentation and design output control.
  • Identifying and hiring engineering professionals, then ensuring their success with FTS.
  • Driving projects to completion, on time and on budget.
  • Providing technical leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.


To find out more about the role, be sure to review the Job Description at


Our ideal Hardware Team Manager brings:

  • B.Sc. or M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or related discipline.
  • 5+ Years of experience leading hardware engineering teams.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for developing conceptual mechanical designs for electronic products including enclosures, mounts, card racks or board stacks.
  • Extensive experience in the design and implementation of embedded systems including hardware, firmware, and interfaces.
  • Experience with remote telemetry, cellular and satellite systems including GPS, Iridium, GOES, BGAN and upcoming Starlink
  • Experience designing modern low power consumption surface mount PCAs as well as tooling to measure and monitor power consumption
  • Experience with C/C++ embedded firmware development in a real time systems.
  • Experience with designing and implementing systems on an RTOS.
  • Experience using modern embedded IDE such as IAR or equivalent.
  • Experience with Altium Designer, version control systems for software and CAD design systems.
  • Experience with international regulatory certification requirements and testing including EMC/EMI compliance, electrical safety, and environmental testing.
  • Experience managing mechanical design and engineering activities.
  • Experience managing external partners to help accelerate product development.
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