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Director of Electrical/Firmware Engineering

Private Company working with Kimco Staffing Services Reno ,NV
  • Posted: 26 days ago
  • $150,000 to $200,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: dental, life_insurance, medical, vision, 401k
Job Description

 Rapidly growing manufacturing company in Reno, NV is looking to add a talented Director of Electrical/Firmware  Engineering to their Engineering team!

The Director of Electrical/Firmware Engineering provides the department with the technical discipline expertise needed for the design of high-quality products.  Leads an R&D electrical / firmware engineering group composed of design engineers, firmware engineers, board designers, and technicians. Reports to VP of R&D.

 Major duties include:

  • Manages electrical / firmware engineering activities within the organization.
  • Maintain and monitor project status of your direct reports relative to project assignments.
  • Design activity includes firmware development, circuit design, component selection, PCB layout, and mechanical assembly.
  • Working with Design, Mechanical, Software, Firmware, and Applications Engineering to fully specify their product requirements, promote design approach, and participate in design reviews.
  • Plan and maintain product development schedule with a team of assigned PCB Layout Designers, CAD Designers, Test Technicians, Model Shop and Prototype Fabrication Specialists and report on status.
  • Implements and maintains policies and procedures for designing, testing, installing, and maintaining systems.
  • Reviews and approves new or revised testing or installation procedures.
  • Develop electrical distribution systems for large and small electromechanical systems using recognized industry standards and specifications.
  • Perform system calculations and studies for electrical power systems – load flow, voltage drop, motor starting, short circuit studies, and relay coordination studies.
  • Assist in the development of project schedules and manpower requirements. 

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering or related field of study.
  • 10+ years design experience in high end microcontroller design, power electronics and FPGAs.
  • Experience in managing engineers, designers and technicians.
  • Experience in allocating resources to meet critical deadlines.
  • Experience in conceptualizing system architectures and writing appropriate specifications.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire a group, and to form collaborative relationships with other internal organizations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working in instrumentation design or the life science industry a plus. 

Attractive compensation package and great benefits! Relocation assistance is available for the right candidate.

Private Company working with Kimco Staffing Services

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