Director, HW Engineering
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Director, HW Engineering
Ref No.: 17-06317
Location: San Jose, California
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 07/14/2017
Location: San Jose CA or Carlsbad CA
Position Type: Direct Placement - Permanent Role
Bonus, Profit Sharing, Full Benefits, + Very Competitive Salary

My client's Device team is seeking a candidate to fill a Director level position to manage a HW team of 5-10 Engineers. You should have at least 15 years' experience in product design preferably on consumer retail products and a minimum of 7 years directly managing a team. You're an independent self-starter able to get advanced engineering projects done. Camera design, Low power design, analog, digital, CPU, RF design experience. Video & Analog, Optical, as well as WiFi, Zigbee, Zwave etc experience a plus. You should have experience developing multiple products from concept through production.


Responsibilities
· Lead a team of 5-10 HW engineers to develop Research and evaluate new audio, video, sensor and wireless technologies for use in home networks.
· Architect and design new products from top level marketing requirements.
· Work with other groups – RF/FW/SW/SQA/ME on the design and execution of products.
· Hands on in the lab working with Engineering group.
· Create engineering requirements from marketing requirements.
· Create test methods to evaluate new technologies in controlled environments..
· Work with ODM partners in a JDM model - visit and audit ODM capabilities.

Key Qualifications/assets
· Engineering experience, at least 15 years
· Excellent communication skills
· Camera design experience is an asset.
· Experience designing consumer products.
· Additional experiences a plus:
· Audio, Noise cancellation, Video, Optical, imaging, and image pipelines.
· FPGA, HDL Design, Simulation, Place and Route, Timing Analysis
· WiFi, 802.15.4, Zibgee, Zwave RF


Education

BS CS/EE/CE or relevant work experience (MS is a plus)