The Opportunity

Mount Pearl, NL | Dartmouth, NS
Full-time - Permanent

Kraken Robotics offers a unique career opportunity to work with an internationally recognized leader in ocean technology that is harnessing our world class talent to provide superior subsea solutions for global security, environmental, and scientific challenges. Our highly talented team design and manufacture technology platforms for NATO navies and commercial clients throughout the world and provide acoustic 3D Synthetic Aperture Sonar (SAS) data solutions and imaging in the offshore sector with increasing focus on offshore renewables.

Kraken offers an attractive and competitive compensation package designed to reward our team for a job well done. With locations around the world, we support remote packages and encourage professional and cultural collaborations. Kraken is an equal opportunity employer focused on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion and we value the diversity of our team that contributes to our company growth and development.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Electrical Engineer to join our development team. The successful candidate will be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, team environment and be interested in contributing to the direction of future Kraken products.

What you'll do


  • Develop and design Printed Circuit Boards (PCB)
  • Direct activities to ensure that manufacturing, construction, installation, and operational testing conform to functional specifications and customer requirements
  • Establish design criteria for projects using required codes and standards
  • Participate in the design review process
  • Work with the Production department to provide technical assistance during the manufacturing process
  • Work with customers to understand project requirements and provide operational support while in the field
  • Create and maintain electrical drawings
  • Develop and mentor other Electrical Engineers

What you'll need


  • Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent engineering discipline with minimum 5-10 years experience.
  • Excellent design standards and strong troubleshooting skills
  • Effectively focus on high level project objectives while executing detailed design tasks
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Demonstrated technical skills along with a proven track record for success.
  • Experience in the design specification, installation and connection methods of electrical equipment
  • Design and review PCB Fab drawings, PCB Assembly drawings and provide input into new product designs.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills (technical reporting)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as effectively within a team environment
  • High degree of organization, with the ability to prioritize task
  • Experience with the following would be considered an asset:
    • Experience with Sonar systems especially in an ocean environment
    • Electronics assembly and troubleshooting
    • Appreciation of other engineering disciplines (Hardware, Digital and Analog Electronics)

A little bit about us

Kraken Robotic Systems Inc.

Kraken Robotic Systems Inc. is a marine technology company engaged in the design and development of advanced handling systems, sensors, software, subsea batteries, and underwater robotics for Unmanned Maritime Vehicles used in military and commercial applications.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

This position will allow someone the opportunity to make an impact while also having support for growth and development within their role. If this sounds exciting to you, and you are approachable, engaging and enjoy helping employees and business functions to succeed, we are interested to hear from you. The location for this position can be in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland or Dartmouth, NS.