Hardware Test Engineer

Hayward, California, United States
2 months ago
Full time role


Project Canary is a mission-driven B-Corp that helps reduce emissions in the energy, waste, and agriculture industries through independent assessment ...

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Job Description

Aeris Technologies Inc, a subsidiary of Project Canary, PBC, designs, manufactures, and commercializes the next-generation of laser-based gas analyzers used in a variety of applications such as quantifying greenhouse gas emissions, atmospheric pollutants, and natural gas leaks.

Project Canary is the leading provider of on-demand climate insights for emission-intensive companies. Our company provides operational insights, emissions data, and Verified Climate Attributes™ to decarbonize energy systems by integrating sensor data with real-time portal and in-depth data analytics. We are the leaders of independently verified climate credentials that support investment, safety, reporting, and disclosure actions.

Initially, we are focused on the energy industry. With thousands of energy assets analyzed and hundreds of environmental and air quality sensors currently deployed, Project Canary is positioned better than anyone to provide empirical emissions data—and we have the ARR and growing pains to prove it.

Founded in 2019, Project Canary, PBC has quickly gained recognition as a category leader in the continuous monitoring space. Through a mission driven approach Project Canary uses dynamic means for cross team collaboration to achieve our very best for our planet and people alike. Here are some highlights from last year:

  • Fundraise totaling $121M (Series A of $10M in 2021, Series B of $111M in 2022)
  • Certified as a B-Corporation with a score of 107.6 & ranked in the top 5% in 2 categories

Project Canary’s & Aeris Technologies’ success is attributed to the motivation, skill, and teamwork of everyone. The team understands the importance of maintaining a culture where relationships are valued, feedback is crucial, and trust in each other and our products/services is paramount. If you enjoy a growth-stage environment, mission-driven work and are eager to collaborate, we want to hear from you.

Aeris Technologies Inc. is seeking an experienced Test Engineer to join our team in Hayward, CA.

As an Instrument Integration and Test Engineer at Aeris, you will oversee assembling and testing state-of-the-art laser-based gas analyzers. We are seeking self-motivated candidates that possess suitable skills, including familiarity with opto-mechanical systems, testing software, as well as excellent organizational and communication skills. New hires will be trained to eventually be responsible for the assembly and testing of the new instrument builds as well as their documentation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assembly and test of instruments and associated components including optical, electrical, and mechanical sub-assemblies.
  • Load and configure product software.
  • Calibration and documentation of final product.
  • Contribute to Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain work benches and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Assist in revision of assembly procedure documents to improve processes.
  • Contribute to the set-up, execution, and data capture for research and development experiments.


  • Bachelors, Associates degree or certificate in related technical fields (preferably engineering, science, instrumentation and/or optical technology) with one year of applicable experience in instrumentation integration and test.
  • Ability to handle sensitive electronic components, including use of multimeters, oscilloscopes, and other electronic test equipment.
  • Ability to work safely with compressed gas tanks and related equipment.
  • Practical experience with computers and programming language for bench tests such as LabVIEW.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication allowing to collaborate effectively and write procedures and reports.
  • Proactive, organized, self-motivated, requiring minimal supervision after initial training.
  • Excellent soldering, wiring and assembly skills.
  • Familiarity with Linux and embedded programming environment preferred.
  • Familiarity with CAD viewer software for reviewing build documentation preferred.
  • Familiar and comfortable with safe use of hand tools and small power tools.


  • Full coverage of health, dental, and vision insurance (low deductibles)
  • 401K company match (no vesting period)
  • Stock options
  • Student loan assistance
  • Unlimited PTO (minimum rule of taking at least 3 weeks off in a year)
  • Company sponsored wellness days (Fall hike, ski/snowboard days and more)
  • 12 weeks of fully paid parental leave (gender neutral) including adoptions
  • Flex Choice – choice between public transportation, or wellness assistance
  • Salary range: $80,000 - $125,000 annual base
  • Flexible work environment - Must reside near Hayward, CA

Project Canary provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Project Canary is a mission-driven B-Corp that helps reduce emissions in the energy, waste, and agriculture industries through independent assessment ...

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