Detector Product Engineer

Redlen Technologies Inc., 868120585, Saanichton, British Columbia, Canada Req #126
Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Why Redlen Technologies?

Redlen Technologies is a pioneering company that has revolutionized the semiconductor crystal growth and fabrication process.

At Redlen Technologies, innovation is at the heart of everything we do. Our founder's visionary work with the Canadian Space Agency laid the foundation for our groundbreaking Cadmium Zinc Telluride (CZT) sensors, revolutionizing medical imaging, security imaging, and non-destructive testing. We are driving a quantum leap forward in medical CT scanners, elevating diagnostic accuracy while reducing radiation dose – a technological feat that has earned us global recognition. With a commitment to excellence, we have earned the trust of Fortune 500 industry customers, leading to our acquisition by Canon Inc. for $430M—a testament to our industry leadership.

With over 200 dedicated professionals, we take pride in fostering a work environment where Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) professionals thrive. As an equal opportunity employer we demonstrate that diversity drives innovation, and we are passionate about building a future where every employee contributes to our mission-driven success. Redlen's teams, mirroring the multifaceted diversity of Canadian society, exemplify our commitment to leveraging a wide range of ideas and backgrounds as a driving force for innovation, business excellence, and pioneering advancements in STEM.

Our Verification and Validation (V&V) team includes Detector Product Engineers who support our delivery of world-leading photon-counting detector technology to major system OEMs for photon-counting computed tomography (PCCT). In this position you will have a hands-on role in ensuring we fully understand our detector performance. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Product Verification:
    • Execute robust product verification plans, including data acquisition, processing, and reporting activities, including best practices like compliance matrices referred to product requirements documentation.
    • Support the specification of hardware and software requirements for verification and validation activities, ensuring comprehensive testing coverage.  
    • Participate in design reviews with external teams/customers, providing input on verification and testability across all design maturity stages.
  • Production Validation and Application Engineering:
    • Support test planning and execute test plans to establish correlations between in-system CT performance and detector specifications, optimizing x-ray test protocols for accuracy.
  • Problem Solving:
    • Support root cause determination efforts for test failures where appropriate, or when coming from customer failure reports, collaborating with the reliability team where a product failure occurred after shipment.
    • Utilize advanced data analysis capability to support failure mode analysis and product reliability programs.
  • Others:
    • Ensure quality in all work produced; use appropriate best practices to ensure this is achieved.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including design, manufacturing, and QA, to ensure integration of verification and validation processes throughout the product development process.
    • Participate in customer meetings and support activities, demonstrating strong interpersonal skills and a customer-centric approach.
    • Strong communication skills in English

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of product verification, validation and/or test system development experience.
  • Requirements management experience including interfacing with design teams and customers, and traceability of verification.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills using structured problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to apply statistical tools, such as JMP, to solve practical problems.
  • Experience with data analysis using MATLAB, Python, or similar software.
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience verifying complex hardware, software, or firmware environments; experience with detection or instrumentation products.
  • Experience in mixed-signal electronic device testing and/or design, especially if it includes mixed-signal ASIC experience.
  • Hands-on experience in testing x-ray detectors, or semiconductor devices.
  • Working knowledge of product development and validation in ISO9001 and/or ISO13485 environments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in systems or electrical engineering, engineering physics, physics, biophysics, or equivalent is required.

Join our Mission-Driven Team:

At Redlen Technologies, we take pride in being an equal opportunity employer and fostering a culture of innovation and inclusion. As a Detector Product Engineer, you'll be part of a team dedicated to pushing boundaries, making breakthroughs, and positively impacting lives through cutting-edge technology.

Take your career to new heights with Redlen Technologies. Join us on this exciting journey of innovation and growth. Apply now and become a key player in the future of medical imaging and radiation detection.

Salary Range: $85,000-130,000 CAD

This range spans intermediate and senior engineering levels for the Victoria employment market.
If you believe your skill level and/or subject matter expertise falls outside of this range and you’re interested in working with Redlen, please get in touch with our internal recruiters to explore alignment with Redlen’s Hiring Plan! In your message, please specify where you see your skills fitting in our teams so that we can goal-set together with you. 

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