Senior Electrical/Electronics Engineer - Development


Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Full time

Trucks VC portfolio

Apr 26

Gatik is leading the way in autonomous middle-mile delivery by developing a safe, efficient, autonomous delivery solution that addresses real pain points for the retail industry. Operating on fixed, predetermined routes, we are the first company to develop and deploy light/medium duty autonomous box trucks. 

Founded in 2017, we are building new concepts and groundbreaking solutions for autonomous vehicles to ensure goods are transported between business locations both efficiently and affordably in city environments. Gatik’s autonomous vehicles have been operating in North America with multiple Fortune 500 retail partners including Walmart, Loblaws, and others yet to be announced publicly. These partnerships are a first in the AV industry: this kind of middle-mile integration with major retailers has never been done before, marking the first-ever deployment of a hub-and-spoke AV delivery model.

We are seeking skilled and highly motivated individuals to join our hardware team to help support the development of autonomous vehicles. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.

As a Senior Electrical / Electronics Engineer you will be part of a multidisciplinary team working on selecting, integrating, testing and troubleshooting architectures and components for autonomous vehicles. With your experience and skills you are able to develop simple and reliable solutions to the problems we face. Your deep technical expertise and industry experience helps you quickly select the right components and design the right solutions. You like to be hands-on and have no problem in grasping the tools yourself to solve the problems at hand.

You enjoy difficult problems and the excitement of moving quickly towards a clear goal. You will take the initiative and can organise yourself with your colleagues find the best solutions given the various constraints.


  • Evaluate, select and integrate automotive and industrial electronic components
  • Work with suppliers and colleagues to determine the optimal system solutions to engineering problems
  • Verify and document existing electrical architecture
  • Design, define and document new electrical architectures
  • Design and assembly PCBs for testing and prototyping purposes
  • Design and program microcontroller circuits
  • Design harnesses for low-volume manufacturing
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical and electronic issues on our fleet of autonomous delivery vehicles
  • Work with other disciplines to develop FMEA and Safety Analyses
  • Mentor others and support a growing multidisciplinary team


  • A tertiary qualification in electrical/electronic/mechatronics engineering
  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience in mentoring and guiding team-members
  • Experience in managing projects successfully
  • Experience in designing and documentation
  • Experience in eCAD for schematics and wiring harness drawing generation
  • Experience in CANbus design and analysis
  • Hands-on skills for troubleshooting and repairing harnesses
  • Self-starter; the ability to own projects with little oversight

Bonus Points

  • Project Management skills
  • Experience managing partner and vendor relationships
  • An understanding of relevant safety standards and automotive standards such as ISO 26262, ISO/PAS 21448 etc.
  • Experience with MatLab, Python or a similar engineering data processing toolkit.
  • Experience in test and validation using SiL/HiL/ViL techniques
  • Experience with CAN datalogging and Calibration tools such as RaptorCal, CANoe, CANape, CANking etc.
  • Experience with common network protocols (Ethernet, CAN, Automotive Ethernet, etc.)
  • Experience with modern sensors: cameras, lidar, radar

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