Application Engineer / Technician

Company Description:

Current Scientific is a growing marine tech company with customers located around the world. We design and manufacture stabilized electro-optical systems for use in coast guard, super-yachts, paramilitary and navy, ferries & explorer cruises, icebreakers, marine mammal research, and other specialty vessels. We pride ourselves on a fun culture and fast-paced development environment, with a multi-disciplinary team that works closely together to collaborate on innovative products. We are committed to continuous innovation, investing R&D into new technology and improved customer experience.

Job Summary:

We are looking for a skilled, multi-disciplinary engineer or technician to join our growing Application Engineering team. This role covers a range of responsibilities including working with customers to provide customized technical solutions, leading projects through from design to customer commissioning, improving quality assurance processes, researching and testing new hardware, and collaborating closely with Technical Service and Sales teams. In this role, the successful candidate will:

  • Work directly with Engineering team leads, international customers, and our Sales team to address specialized customer requests and technical issues, lead complex technical projects, and provide creative technical solutions throughout all stages of customer engagement
  • Support Production and Quality Assurance teams with improvements to QA procedures and documentation
  • Test camera systems and prototypes for performance benchmarking (e.g., stabilization performance, camera target detection capability, vision algorithm testing, thermal camera comparisons, etc.)
  • Leverage technical observations and customer feedback to lead improvements to our products and processes
  • Perform feasibility and development cost analysis for new product solutions
  • Propose, source, develop, test, and document new system subcomponents, sensors, tools, and peripherals
  • Travel to international sites for technical demonstrations, technical support, and trade shows
  • Train and assist our Technical Service teams to effectively respond to support cases for global customers
  • Create product demonstrations and other technical content such as white papers, videos, specifications, and feature descriptions for sales purposes

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Degree in applicable technical field:
    • (Engineer) Degree in Mechatronics, Integrated, Electrical, or Mechanical Engineering, or a related field; or
    • (Technician) Diploma of Technology or a related degree in mechanical, electrical, or manufacturing
  • Wide range of technical competency (computer systems, sensors, motors, software, etc.)
  • Strong technical communication and reporting (spoken and written)
  • Ability to bring creativity and positivity to on-the-fly problem-solving
  • Passion for end-user satisfaction and working with real people to provide lasting technical solutions
  • Ability to distill and present complex technical information and development paths in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to initiate/self-manage value-adding projects
  • Excellent observation skills and attention to detail
  • Familiarity with command line interfaces, network interfaces, and programming languages
  • Ability to excel in a dynamic environment with changing priorities and tasks

Additional Beneficial Skills:

  • Specific experience with motors, control systems, electrical design, and/or software development
  • Experience with electro-optical (EO) systems such as cameras, lasers, and thermal imaging
  • Experience with engineering and production processes (Lean, ISO, etc.) and engineering standards (MIL-STD, IEC, etc.)
  • Experience in a customer-service or client-focused role, in a technical capacity
  • Additional spoken and/or written languages

Contact Us:

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and transcripts to hr@currentcorp.com with “Application Engineer” or “Application Technician” in the subject line. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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