Electrical Engineer

Biome Nanomics Published: September 29, 2020
Toronto, Ontario
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Biome Nanomics is currently developing a UVC LED disinfection system for commercial, institutional, and industrial spaces for surfaces and water that promotes the UN SDG 3 (Good Health and Well Being) and 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation). Our patent-pending system is modular, adaptable, easy, fast and safe to use in a variety of environments, from public transportation, to schools, offices, and public buildings. The initial pilot testing is occurring in Toronto Canada and Geneva, Switzerland, and we want you to help build the next iteration of our technology for mass deployment, focusing on the power electronics and data communications.

Duties and responsibilities

Role Description:

  • Implementing Arduino coding
  • Developing PCB design and electronic power supply circuits.
  • Designing mounting structures in 3D CAD.
  • Assemble prototype units
  • Programing C or C++ and micro-controllers with Bluetooth BLE
  • Designing new heat sinks.


Knowledge and skills

  • Experience with Bluetooth (BLE preferred, but not required).
  • Expertise in PCB design and electronic power supply. Preference for experience optimizing the electrical layout of systems, cable management and power supply. Experience with AC power supplies beneficial.
  • Basic 3D CAD modeling: Fusion 360 preferred. Understand how to design for 3D printing.
  • Basic assembly skills, soldering, basic hand tools.
  • Programing in C or C++ and experience programming micro-controllers with Bluetooth BLE
  • Experience in thermal management, especially as regards to heat sinks.

Education required

Have a least an engineering undergraduate degree, preferably in electrical engineering.

Certification required


Eligibility criteria

Qualified interns are:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada1
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Available to participate in an ImpAct internship for a flexible duration of up to 6 months by March 1, 2021
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns, although this must be clearly indicated by the employer)

1Refugee protection must be conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Persons awaiting refugee status, as well as those who hold a temporary visitor visa, student visa or work visa, are ineligible to participate in a Youth Employment Strategy initiative.

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