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Posted Feb 21
Nymi Inc.

Junior Hardware/Electrical Engineer

Toronto Full Time

Nymi was founded in 2011 with the belief that innovation is rooted in a deep sense of curiosity. Curiosity around biometrics and connected devices drove innovation in our space - identity, security and IoT.

We are backed by leading VCs and are building innovative wearable identity and security products. Our first product is the Nymi Band, a unique wearable that authenticates the wearer using their cardiac signal (ECG) to provide continuous authenticated presence in smart environments. Nymi enables wireless user proximity & presence solutions, removing the need for physical interaction with IoT, mobile and computer applications for identification, non-repudiation, personalization and intent for any transactions.

Our high-performance team includes a stimulating span of people across hardware, software, and machine learning, all working to bring the digital and physical world together. Our complex ecosystem blends wearable devices & apps for our users and advanced integration with physical devices of our customers and partners who leverage our SDKs. We work with bio-potential sensors, microcontrollers, NFC, BLE, accelerometers, PCBs, circuit simulation and more in building our current and next generation products. This is not your typical SaaS environment.

Building robust and reliable products in this ecosystem requires a highly-integrated product development lifecycle. We use lean principles and test-driven development from conception through to acceptance testing and customer support.


Now imagine contributing in this environment every day. You would be gaining experience in the burgeoning IoT industry and acquiring experience and skills that prepare you for the future. If you are anything like us — dedicated to creating things that will make the world a more secure and convenient place to live — Nymi could be the right place for you.

Nymi is looking for a talented and motivated electrical engineer to join the Hardware and Manufacturing. This full-time position located in the heart of downtown Toronto, will focus on the research and development of next generation hardware product, from concept to mass production requires an individual who is professional, detail-oriented, and is an agile team player.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Research components for next generation product (bio-potential sensors, microcontrollers, NFC, BLE, displays, accelerometers, etc.)
  • Hands-on bread-boarding and prototyping of electro-mechanical systems
  • Circuit design to support product development including block diagrams, schematic entry, layout, and BOM management
  • Firmware/Software development to support product and testing infrastructure
  • Evaluation of prototype, pre-production and production designs to meet product requirements
  • Collaborate with industrial/mechanical designers, as well as firmware/software/QA teams
  • Development and ownership of core product features using best engineering practices


Required Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics or equivalent
  • Well-rounded in hardware and software disciplines
  • Strong hardware and software troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Experience with analog, digital and mixed-signal electronics
  • Familiar with PCB design (Altium) and circuit simulation tools (Spice)
  • Experience with embedded software development (C, C++, Python) and source control
    tools (Git)
  • Experience with electronics lab equipment (oscilloscopes, soldering iron, etc.)
  • Comfortable working independently, being hands-on and taking ownership of critical product features
  • Understanding mechanical drawing and schematics an asset
  • Familiarity with ARM Cortex-M processors an asset
  • Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Word/Excel/Visio) an asset
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills a must

Additional Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter and CV to careers@nymi.com. Please include the job title in the email's subject line.

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