ON Semiconductor Hardware & Systems Developer in CA, Canada

Position Description

As a member of the Hardware and system team, it is the expectation that the successful candidate would lead various activities ranging from hardware and system development, PCB design, evaluation of integrated circuit and systems, leading audio qualification, and supporting customers with design ins activities.

The Company

ON Semiconductor is a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for a diverse range of energy efficient electronics. The Medical and Wireless Products Division enables developers of advanced medical technology to solve unique design challenges in hearing health, implantable and other medical applications. We bring silicon to life and are driven by our role in helping people to hear and helping to keep hearts beating. Our product portfolio includes digital signal processing (DSP) systems, mixed-signal Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs), miniaturized packaging, along with software and development solutions. We invite you to join our innovative team and truly make a difference in someone's life.

The Team

ON Semiconductor’s Medical and Wireless Products Division is looking for an enthusiastic and technically skilled individual to join the Hardware & Systems team. The Hardware & Systems team is involved in many levels of product development from initial concept to release for production. The focus of the team is the design and development of hardware and embedded software to augment the division’s ASIC and ASSP offerings. The team also works on the architecture, technical requirements, verification and characterization of new chips and related systems, as well as System-in-Package (SiP) products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop hardware (PCB) and systems for evaluation boards, reference design for medical and wireless applications.

  • Evaluation of system level performance of IC (Integrated Circuits) and SIP (System in a Package).

  • Develop scripts for test automation and evaluations acceleration of ASIC designs.

  • Audio qualification for new system in package devices for hearing aid application.

  • Internal and external customer support tasks.


  • Bachelor engineering degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, System Engineering, or related discipline.

  • Up to 2 years of experience in a related technical field.

  • Experience in hardware (PCB) and systems development, prototyping (soldering) and debugging.

  • Schematic design and PCB layout experience (Mentor, Altium or other).

  • Experience in audio system test and design is an asset.

  • Experience in scripting using Python, TCL, or other relevant languages.

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Good written and oral communication skills

The Medical & Wireless Products Division creates semiconductor solutions that improve the lives of our end customers. We solve unique design challenges in hearing health, implantable and other medical applications. We also help the latest smartphones get better wireless connections and longer battery life. We invite you to join our innovative team and truly make a difference in someone's life.

ON Semiconductor offers accommodations during the recruitment process for applicants with disabilities. Should you require accommodation through this process please advise Human Resources. Information received relating to the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Job: Engineering

Title: Hardware & Systems Developer

Location: CAN-CA-Waterloo

Requisition ID: 1802390

ON Semiconductor is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other federal, state or local protected classes. ON is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of protect class status.