Firmware Engineer

Elocity Technology Inc. Published: July 29, 2020
London, Ontario
Internship Type
Hours per week
Start Date
End Date


Elocity Technologies Inc. (Elocity) is a Smart Demand Management company, focussed on electromobility. Elocity seeks talented Firmware Engineer Interns to work on hardware and software development for a family of advanced power electronics products in electric mobility space especially around the electric vehicle charging. The ideal candidate will be willing to work in a fast-paced, hands-on environment; has a passion for technology and renewable energy; and a willingness to take on new areas of responsibility. The successful candidate will see through multiple projects while working closely with other team members to accomplish project goals.

This position is located in Toronto and or London, Ontario, Canada. Because of COVID 19 restrictions, work from home is allowed subject to intern is willing to resume to work from office once the COIVD 19 restrictions are lifted by the government and it is safe.

Responsibilities may include:

Contribute speed improvements to the firmware and optimization of the firmware components for open charge point protocols and open automated demand response.

Develop and test the components to improve the software that interfaces with electric vehicle charging and other sensors on the gird.

Document parts of release testing to be carried out by the firmware and software teams.

Augment tools to diagnose and debug systems

Duties and responsibilities

Passionate and knowledgeable about clean energy and new technology Physical demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion, the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend, or reach above the shoulders. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.
"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Knowledge and skills

Minimum Qualifications

Prior experience writing engineering reports, white papers, and laboratory notebook record keeping.
Team-oriented practices and a drive towards seeing tasks to completion.
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work in a collaborative environment Knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Knowledge of soldering, devices such as digital multimeters, and oscilloscopes.
Proficiency with basic assembly and metrology tools.
Basic knowledge of microelectronics, software, and mechanical systems.
Experience with databases, data entry, and data analysis.

Education required

Actively enrolled in an accredited degree program in engineering or have completed a diploma or degree in science and technology.


Certification required

Certification in firmware and software engineer are preferred not mandatory.

Eligibility criteria

Career-Launcher Internships are funded by the Government of Canada under the Youth Employment Strategy. For program criteria information visit their website.


Qualified interns are:

  • Post-secondary students and graduates
  • No more than 30 years of age at the start of the internship
  • Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons granted refugee status in Canada*
  • Legally allowed to work according to the relevant provincial and Canadian legislation and regulations
  • Available to work for at least six months
  • Not previous participants of a federal youth employment program
  • Not employees of the hiring employer prior to the start of their internship (does not apply to previous coop students or student interns)

*Refugee 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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