Senior Digital-Analog Board Designer

Key informations

Permanent or Contract

Aeronautical / Space

Partially eligible for teleworking

Sainte Anne de Bellevue


Schematic Capture of PCBs





> 10 years

About IT Link

What if your next challenge would allow you to develop technological solutions and services that give sense to your action and meet the great challenges of our time and those to come?

Your IMPACT: Accelerate the transformation of mobility, act for health through digital, better understand and protect the planet, imagine the industries of the future, make the world safer, strengthen the performance and efficiency of organizations.

Job description

As a Senior Digital-Analog Board Designer at IT Link, you will experience a wide range of industries, functions and customers; you will change roles without quitting your employer! As examples, solutions designed by IT Link in Canada have led to improved clinical training and patient safety at a global healthcare player; improved the performance and software quality of an energy storage system; and provided a Quebec transportation company with a predictive advance-delay solution for buses. Concrete achievements that are changing the world!

If you are a methodical, go-getter, an energetic person, a person of challenges and extremely motivated to grow our impact in North America, we have a role for you!

The Senior Digital-Analog Board Designer will be responsible for the design of digital processing/control, motor control, sampling or pattern generation boards for space applications. These boards will include
FPGAs and occasionally CPUs and various serial and parallel interfaces. Space applications are space robotics, telecommunications (including constellations), radar imaging, CPU boards etc.


  • Convert board-level requirements into a board design concept
  • Architecture, I/Os, key parts, dissipation estimation, etc.
  • Prepare electrical schematic, parts list and initial parts layout
  • Plan board routing and provide routing requirements and constraints
  • Oversee board layout and review board Gerbers, board drawings and assembly
  • assembly drawings
  • Work with structural and thermal designers on board design and layout
  • Prepare various analyses (e.g. worst-case analysis, AMPEC)
  • Support board assembly and perform tests on initial models (e.g. development model)
  • development model)
  • Prepare functional and environmental test plans and procedures for flight models
  • Supervise flight card testing in own laboratories
  • Support VHDL developers programming embedded FPGAs, CPU board software developers
  • for CPU boards and designers of electrical ground test equipment
  • Report progress and problems to their program manager.


Salary: 110-150K$ (depending on experience)


  • 20 days of paid leave per year starting from the 1st day, 10 additional exceptional/sick days
  • IT Link RRSP contribution (4% of your salary)
  • For Montreal-based Linkers: reduction of 58% of the annual transportation pass with Exo (Opus+ Entreprise)
  • Training: each year nearly a third of our Linkers worldwide receive at least one training (technique, languages, internal coaching, etc.)
  • Taking care of our people is part of our values, it is for this reason that we have Linker followers who are treating the team with care! As example, there are social activities of all kinds every quarter in addition to our regular happy hour
  • Possibility of working outside Canada for 2 weeks a year after 1 year of employment if the current project allows it
  • Group insurance from the 1st day (70% paid by IT Link) and Maple health program (access to doctors and health professionals online).



  • Eight (8) to twenty (20) years' experience in the design of CPU, digital or analog boards
  • Proficiency in schematic input tools (e.g. Mentor Xpedition, PADS)
  • Regular user of Excel spreadsheets, MathCAD, Spice, Matlab or other similar tools.
  • Knowledge of unassembled board manufacturing processes
  • Experience in performing analyses


  • Knowledge of the effects of space radiation on parts
  • Exposure to mechanical encapsulation
  • Experience in design and high-speed digital layout

Recruitment process

  • Phone call with Romain (recruiter at IT Link)
  • Quick phone call with the client's human resources department
  • Video interview with client's technical team


I have +10 years of experience in recruitment including the last 8 years in technology roles in Montreal (Web, IoT, Hardware ...) for Canadian and American teams. I will always ask you about your careers wishes and if you are exploring other avenues. I also like to ask questions about your experience of working in a team, the initiatives that you have carried out by yourself. I am passionate about Sourcing (a technique aimed at finding candidates on the web in an innovative way) and automation in recruitment.

Some advantages of working at IT Link

4 weeks of paid vacation and 10 sick days

Group health insurance from the first day worked

4% retirement savings contribution

Personalized career management

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