Purpose : Responsible for managing a hardware engineering group to include all aspects of technical design and development as well as personnel management and development.
Essential Functions :
Manage the hardware development efforts and provide technical guidance to the team.
Lead the engineers that develop hardware with the commitment to ensure proper and timely design verification.
Provide technical and process leadership in design, development, and design verification of hardware for real time, high reliability embedded products.
Work closely with Quality Assurance and Project Management to develop standardized hardware development methodologies and processes.
Work closely with Operations and Quality Assurance to ensure products are designed for manufacturability, testability, and assembly.
Ensure proper peer reviews and require solid objective evidence of key design parameter analysis and design verification tests.
Provide hardware development schedules and meet committed Engineering release dates.
Low level circuit design, analysis and testing of embedded microprocessor based products.
Identify and communicate key responsibilities and practices to ensure the organization promotes a successful attitude, confidence in leadership and teamwork to achieve business results.
Support the implementation of company programs, procedures, methods and practices to promote the Company key messages.
Challenge and inspire employees to achieve business results.
Ensure employees adhere to legal and operational compliance requirements.
Conduct and ensure the completion of performance reviews.
Provide coaching, direction and leadership support to employees in order to achieve employee, department, company and customer results.
Perform other activities as required by the VP of Product Development.
Comply with all policies of the Company : Information Security, Health and Safety, Environment and Quality and whichever other policy in place.
Knowledge / Skills / Abilities :
Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering.
Minimum 8 years of experience in designing, developing, and testing real time embedded products.
Minimum 5 years of experience leading embedded product development teams.
Advanced understanding of developing high volume, high reliability, and low cost real time embedded products.
Masters level degree.
Experience designing and developing firmware.
Physical Demand :
Frequent sitting and standing
Travel domestically and internationally via airplane up to 20% of time