L3 WESCAM Waterloo Engineering and Technology Career Open House June 29th

<p><br />L3 WESCAM is&nbsp;hosting the next in our series of &nbsp;"WESCAM Career Open House" on Thursday&nbsp;<strong>June 29th</strong>&nbsp;at the The Tannery. &nbsp;We're doing some incredible things&nbsp;with some of the most advanced optical systems in the world.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>If Embedded Software, Electro-Mechanical, Electro-Optical, Systems Engineering (and more) is you're calling - then you have to come out and see what we're doing.&nbsp;<br /><br /></strong><br />&nbsp;**Click <a href="https://l3com.taleo.net/careersection/l3_ext_can/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&amp;job=086699" target="_blank">here</a>&nbsp;or, click '<strong>APPLY</strong>' below to&nbsp;pre-register and speak directly with our hiring teams&nbsp;<strong><br /><br /></strong><strong><br /></strong></p>

The Tannery


Headquartered in Burlington ON, L3 WESCAM is a world-leader in advanced Electro-Optic / Infrared (EO IR), laser imaging and targeting sensor systems that&nbsp;provide unparalleled image stability and long-range detection capability to Defense/Military, Homeland Security, Search and Rescue and and Airborne law enforcement agencies worldwide.&nbsp;<br /><br />Engineered with advanced EO/IR technology, over 3500 systems are currently in operation worldwide. &nbsp;WESCAM&rsquo;s products can be found on over 135 different platforms, including fixed-wing, rotary-wing, UAV and aerostat airborne platforms as well as numerous surface vehicles and marine-based platforms.<br /><br />We offer a challenging work environment with leading-edge technology and great people. &nbsp;WESCAM also offers flexible work schedules, competitive salary including Retirement Plan &ndash; RRSP (Canada), Employee Stock Purchase Plan and our comprehensive benefits career and learning program&nbsp;and program. &nbsp;<br />And - we enjoy every other Friday off! https://iseebeyond.com

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Mid to Senior

Highly Competitive

Overview: <p><br />L3 WESCAM &nbsp;dominates the global Intelligence / Surveillance / Reconnaissance (ISR) market using the most advanced engineering techniques in the country. <br /><br />Along with our anticipated growth, we are seeking skilled engineers&nbsp;in several areas including opto/mechanical engineering, embedded software, systems and ILS staff to join our team at our Burlington Headquarters. If you want to be professionally challenged beyond your imagination and work on ground-breaking new systems, &nbsp;consider L3 WESCAM as we navigate the complexity of integrating the latest optics technology into our world-class intelligence/surveillance/reconnaissance systems.</p> <p>For example,&nbsp; as an L3 WESCAM embedded software team member,&nbsp;you'll work closely with some of the brightest minds in embedded software to develop advanced real-time software designed for a variety of applications and processors that include complex imagers, laser illuminators, remote I/O subsystems, range finders and trackers and custom lens controllers.</p> <p>As an Electro Optical Design Engineer at L3 WESCAM, you will work with leading edge technologies alongside some of the best and brightest colleagues in the industry to design and develop highly advanced and complex Electro-Optical sub-assemblies such as digital imaging, thermal imaging and laser positioning systems.<br /> <br /> <strong>There are many more opportunities in several areas - just click&nbsp;<a href="https://l3com.taleo.net/careersection/l3_ext_can/jobsearch.ftl" target="_blank">here</a>&nbsp;to see more</strong></p> <p><strong>Life at L3 Wescam</strong></p> <p>Our work environment is both challenging and dynamic &ndash; our physical environment is state of the art. Here&rsquo;s what you can expect as an L3 Wescam employee</p> <ul> <li><strong>Every other Friday off (paid &ndash; with our unique 9/80 work schedule)</strong></li> <li>Free on-site gym</li> <li>Free wellness programs</li> <li>Free fruit and bagels</li> <li>Subsidized cafeterias</li> <li>Volleyball courts</li> <li>26 acres of forested land with trails in the heart of Burlington</li> <li>Work/Life balance that is encouraged</li> <li>Real opportunities for growth and development</li> <li>Everyone&rsquo;s role at L3 Wescam contributes to saving people&rsquo;s lives</li> </ul>
Responsibilities: <p>You will provide critical input and expertise across a variety of areas at L3 - that's the kind of company we are. We will test your skills, we will inspire and motivate you, and you will find yourself working on some of the most fascinating projects that you could only imagine. <br /> <br /> What kind of responsibilities will you have as a member of L3? &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; That depends on what you want to do...</p> <p>In our <strong>Systems</strong> teams,&nbsp;your desire for challenging work will be fulfilled as you deal with the complexity of integrating the efforts of multiple engineering disciplines to create our world-class surveillance platforms while working with some of the best educated and brightest engineers in the business. We provide overall engineering and technical leadership of system solution projects. We actively participate in the sourcing, review, selection and verification of third party hardware such as recorders, microwave down-links and radar systems in addition to authoring ground and flight test procedures, verification procedures, ATPs, Systems Integration Lab (SIL) setup, testing and system troubleshooting.&nbsp;</p> <p><br />In our <strong>Electro Optical Design </strong>team you will be an active&nbsp;member of New Product Introduction (NPI) teams, supporting the development of advanced Electro-Optical sub-assemblies from concept to production, present results at design review meetings related to new Electro-Optical modules and actively support the manufacturing organization to ensure proper knowledge transfer, timely resolution of design issues and effective test methodologies development &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Collaborate closely with other team members from Mechanical Electrical, Software, Systems Engineering and Operations to ensure high quality of design solutions&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Development and testing of sophisticated image processing algorithms &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><br />All of our <strong>Embedded Software</strong> team members understand the design and operation of complex interrelated subsystems and complex electro-optical assemblies on top of their understanding of the concepts and principles of embedded systems design. We efficiently and effectively write good multi-threaded real time code for embedded controllers in C, have a sound appreciation of basic control system theory as well as electrical engineering concepts and principles. As a result, we utilize exceptional problem solving skills to overcome challenges, and your technical and analytical skills to find novel solutions to complex problems.<br /><br />On our <strong>ILS (Integrated Logistics Support) and Product Service</strong> teams, we manage the integrated logistics, data and product support for our infrared and electro-optical sensors to ensure reliability, maintainability during the product design phase, particularly in New Product Introduction (NPI) projects. We are further accountable for overseeing functions related to the generation and maintenance of logistics and product servicing data, product servicing logistics.&nbsp;<br /><br /><strong>Program Management</strong> at L3 WESCAM includes leveraging "5S" processes, Lean Six Sigma and contract management skills in the overall oversight of military programs featuring L3 WESCAM products and services. We work closely with Engineering, Operations, Finance, Contracts and ILS.&nbsp;<br /><br />The <strong>Procurement and Subcontracts Management</strong> team at L3 WESCAM are accountable for supplier evaluation, leading negotiation efforts on our subcontracts with multiple suppliers as well as resolving complex contract management challenges. &nbsp;We ensure that fair and equitable practices are established and maintained, and as a result evaluate and justify awards with appropriate due diligence. We are further responsible for working closely with Procurement, Proposals, Program Management and Engineering to ensure the SOW's, bidder instructions. schedules and T's &amp; C's are clearly established.<br /><br /><strong>Project Engineering</strong> at L3 WESCAM involves leading a series of projects with the technical design teams in ensuring design tasks are completed, design challenges are overcome, change requests are managed appropriately and specifications are reviewed and approved in support of our New Product Introduction efforts. We are additionally responsible for projects relating to reliability improvements and product retirement.<br /><br /><br /><br /></p>
Requirements: Each of our L3 WESCAM opportunities will provide specific information about what skills and requirements we seek for each role, including academic, experiential, technical and competency-based. &nbsp;Let us know what type of role you are most interested in and engage someone on our team to find out more about aligning what we're looking for and the unique&nbsp;experiences you bring.<br /><br />In general - here&nbsp;is what every L3 WESCAM member possess, regardless of where in the organization they may be:<br /> <ul> <li>Solutioning and problem solving skills</li> <li>A strong academic background in a discipline relative to the role</li> <li>Some involvement in their professional community</li> <li>A natural curiosity to discover a better way to do something</li> <li>Great communication skills - with all levels of the organization</li> <li>Ability to make informed decisions&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to handle several things at once and prioritize accordingly</li> <li>A fascination for&nbsp;what L3 WESCAM develops</li> </ul> The last point comes naturally to everyone at L3 WESCAM. &nbsp;We develop some of the most incredible products in our market, with unmatched capability. Everyone in the organization realizes that the work they do contributes to saving and protecting lives.&nbsp;<br /><br />If this sounds like a place where you'd like to be, we would look forward to speaking with you.