Come work at Spartan.

Like the Spartan warriors of Ancient Greece, we need smart, hard-working, and honorable team members who get things done.

10 Reasons to work at Spartan

We work because we believe in what we do.

No one punches the clock.

Supportive team.

We’re here for each other. No lone wolves.

Comfortable dress code.

Jeans and T-shirt if you’re not meeting customers.

Balance work and play.

You’re allowed to have a life.

We get things done.

No excuses. No red tape.

Speak your mind.

Students may challenge the CEO.

Waste not, want not.

We make the most out of what we have.

Meaningful mission.

Faster DNA results improve lives.

Help make history.

Bring the power of DNA testing to everyone.

There is such a thing as a free lunch after all.

Company lunch every Friday.

Job Postings

Due to the volume of applicants, please do not contact us by telephone or in person. We appreciate you taking the time to apply and thanks for your understanding.

To apply for any job posting, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to Please include the job position title in the subject line of your email.

Spartan Bioscience is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Posting Date: January 2017


Spartan Bioscience is a leading biotech / biotechnology company in Ottawa, Ontario with a point-of-care medical device platform for DNA diagnostics. Spartan is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic systems engineer to work in our next generation products team. You will be responsible for:

  • Systems design of research devices and technologies
  • Performing research in interdisciplinary areas
  • Working on the control system for prototype devices
  • Defining prototype electronic requirements and processes
  • Definition and implementation of system-to-system interactions
  • Maintaining a holistic view of the product

  • A 3+ year proven track record of working on systems design of new product developments
  • Experienced with control systems, thermal systems, electrical systems, manufacturing and optics
  • Hands on experience with lab measurement and electronic prototype (ie. Oscilloscope, breadboard)
  • Coding experience for prototyping, Python, Arduino or similar
  • Degree in Systems Design Engineering or equivalent
  • Ability to iterate design quickly and work in a fast-paced prototyping team


Please send your resume and a brief cover letter to Please include the job position title in the subject line of your email.