Senior Director – Systems and Hardware Engineering
Location: Maynard, Massachusetts
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
4 Year Degree
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 1134898
EFFECT Photonics is looking for an experienced – Senior Director – Systems and Hardware Engineering
We are seeking an experienced Senior Director of Systems and Hardware Engineering to lead our architecture definition and hardware development efforts. You will lead a team of experienced professionals and possess a proven track record of delivering telecom products to Tier 1 customers.
Lead a multidisciplinary team of engineers in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, package development and optical subsystem development
Provide leadership for the definition of the system architecture, design, interfaces, risks and tradeoffs to support product development schedules
Coordinate with the leadership team to realize the product vision and strategic initiatives consistent with EFFECT Photonics strategy and goals
Responsible for leading initiatives and building team-focused development of the system and subassemblies in collaboration with external partners
Collaborate with cross-functional teams on feature specifications, collect requirements from all relevant partners, and make decisions about implementation and resource trade-offs
Ensure that product releases successfully meet business needs and that key performance for products are defined and met
Coordinate with external partners and the internal team to drive the hardware platform development
Provide technical leadership, mentorship, and coaching to team members
Participate in the management of internal timelines and budgets
Communicate project status to escalate issues to high-level management and staff
Participate in hiring/disciplinary decisions affecting employees and contractors
Requirements / Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities:
B.S/MS/PhD. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related engineering discipline
15+ years’ experience in telecommunications, optoelectronics, or microelectronics development with significant time in management role
Demonstrated design of products in the field of qualification for GR-63 NEBS and/or Telcordia GR-468 compliance
Strong leadership and communication and engineering and project management skills
Experienced in managing/leading a diverse team of strong Individual contributors
Technical depth to understand concerns and communicate status and resolution to executive leadership team
Ability to evaluate candidates, mentor and develop the team and build successful team
Able to cooperate in a global matrix organization /multi -site matrixed environment
Candidate will be required to spend majority of time in Maynard, Massachusetts location. You should also expect some travel throughout the US and Europe.
Rewards and Benefits
A fast-paced working culture where everyone’s point of view has real value
Genuine opportunities for self-development and career growth
An environment that embraces collaboration
A competitive salary that reflects our ambition
Above industry average company paid premiums for health and medical plans
401(k) plan with company match
Paid time off (vacation days) plus statutory annual holidays
Where Light Meets Digital - EFFECT Photonics is a highly vertically integrated, independent optical systems company addressing the need for high-performance, affordable optic solutions driven by the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth and faster data transfer capabilities.
Using our proprietary digital signal processing and forward error correction technology and ultra-pure light sources, we offer compact form factors with seamless integration, cost efficiency, low power, and security of supply. By leveraging established microelectronics ecosystems, we aim to make our products affordable and available in high volumes to address the challenges in 5G and beyond, access-ready coherent solutions, and cloud and cloud edge services.