Senior Hardware Systems Engineer

The Senior Hardware Systems Engineer is a technical lead/product owner for hardware engineering projects from inception through product release. The Senior Hardware Systems Engineer is responsible for product definition, product risk management, system integration, system configuration management, leading technical teams, product delivery, and on-market support of customer issues. This position is a subject matter expert in Agile methodologies technology. The Senior Hardware Systems Engineer improves the Hardware Systems Engineering group by mentoring junior systems engineers in Systems Engineering principles and identifying and implementing process improvements. The Senior Hardware Systems Engineer is an Agile methodology leader and plays a key role in project delivery with an emphasis in on-time delivery and product quality.  

The Company
Modular Mining Systems is the global leader in mine management technology and a wholly owned subsidiary of Komatsu Ltd. Our innovative technology powers mine operations in every corner of the globe.  The products we cultivate, the solutions we engineer and the service we deliver set us apart in the Mining Technology industry.  We’re more than a company, we’re a community of passionate, creative professionals striving toward a shared vision: to revolutionize the way the mining industry operates. With a presence stretching from Johannesburg to Vancouver, Sydney to Lima, you are part of a global brand that supports creativity, fosters innovation and encourages you to think big, share ideas and be yourself. 

Team Information and Challenges
The Hardware Systems Engineering group is responsible for definition, risk management, hardware system integration and system configuration management of hardware products at Modular Mining Systems.  The team is responsible for new product development and on-market support of customer issues. 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create/decompose of hardware technical requirements documentation
  • Ensure appropriate traceability of hardware technical requirements
  • Create and support the creation of risk management documentation such as dFMEA
  • Assess and characterize technologies that will meet our business needs
  • Lead reviews of hardware technical requirements, risk management documentation, and hardware technical reviews
  • Lead and direct technical discussions to gain agreement
  • Define hardware system component integration
  • Maintain hardware system configuration through engineering change management
  • Support the creation of verification and validation planning and protocols
  • Support verification and validation data analysis and troubleshooting
  • Create and update system configuration documentation
  • Support creation and update of hardware installation documentation
  • Lead root-cause investigation of customer issues
  • Communicate project status to cross-functional audience
  • Mentor junior engineers
  • Lead process improvements for hardware systems engineering group
  • Work with project team to create and set schedules
Required Skills 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering or related discipline or related experience 
  • 10+ years industry experience  
  • Lead multi-disciplinary technical teams to achieve on-time successfully deliveries 
  • Expert in Agile strategies with strong Product Owner experience 
  • Strong knowledge and direct experience in applying Systems Engineering principles including:  
  • Requirements writing and elicitation  
  • Risk management and documentation  
  • System integration System Architecture definition  
  • Technology Solutions Ability to analyze complex issues and provide solutions  
  • Adhere to processes and implement process improvement changes  
  • Experience in Verification and Validation concepts and applications  
  • Flexible/adaptable ability to work with a team and independently in a fast-paced and quickly changing environment  
  • Takes ownership of work and completes it efficiently and on time  
  • Team player who puts the success of the team first  
  • Ability to multi-task without losing effectiveness  
  • Analyzes data, evaluates results, forms conclusions and provides/ implements process or document improvements  
  • Ability to rapidly acquire new skills and learn on the job Effective communication, organization, and time management skills  
What are the benefits of being a part of Modular Mining?
We believe strongly in a healthy work/life balance and we love to brag about all the great things are members enjoy; like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, RRSP contributions with company match, flexible scheduling options and, of course, an excellent vacation policy. We are a global organization with a reputation for having premier people building premier products, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off creativity, collaboration and teamwork.
Mine Smarter.