Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is seeking an experienced leader for our hardware engineering group. You will report to the VP of Engineering and lead several functional areas, including our Digital Design, Programmable Logic, Power, Signal Integrity, Component, Mechanical Engineering, and Printed Circuit Board teams. In this role, you will be asked to utilize your managerial skills as well as hands-on technical expertise. You will also be responsible for recruiting, staff development and management, team performance and risk management, continuous process improvement, and critical corporate initiatives.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of hardware engineering activities
  • Communicate engineering policies, projects, initiatives, and priorities throughout the organization
  • Model and report hardware engineering capacity to executive management
  • Research, recommend, and implement process improvements based on new or existing tools and best practices
  • Establish and maintain metrics to ensure quality and adherence to schedules
  • Represent X-ES to critical customers and suppliers

Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer or Electrical Engineering or a related field
  • Ten or more years of leadership in a professional setting
  • Deep knowledge of, and experience with, the hardware engineering process
  • Embedded engineering background preferred
  • Experience in all areas of the hardware development cycle: requirement gathering, design, development, testing, deployment, design transfer, and maintenance
  • Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated personal commitment to continuous improvement of cross functional relationships
  • Places a high priority on talent development, both for current and future needs of the department
  • High level of planning and organizational skills, including the ability to provide clear direction, delegate appropriately, and remove obstacles to achieving departmental goals

Compensation and Benefits

Extreme Engineering Solutions offers a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including group health and dental insurance, paid time off, 401(k) contribution, and participation in the employee stock ownership plan. Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.

About X-ES

Extreme Engineering Solutions is located in the Madison, WI area. The company designs and manufactures rugged embedded computing solutions for a variety of applications.

Extreme Engineering Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or any other category protected by law.

All X-ES job postings and application procedures are posted in compliance with Section 39.08 of the Madison General Ordinances.

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