Firmware Development Manager

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Plano, TX
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Direct Hire
Nov 05, 2018
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Firmware Development Manager
As a Firmware engineering manager, you will lead, manage, and inspire the firmware engineering team to create new, best in class, implantable and external neuromodulation devices, for the treatment of chronic pain and neurological disorders. The ideal candidate leads development of products and development tools in a fast-paced cross-functional design environment, and is current on new technologies, design practices and methodologies. This includes working collaboratively with other cross-functional engineering teams and pushing for excellence in themselves and the team.

Job Duties
? Leads a team responsible for embedded firmware development from requirements through commercial launch, participating as an active development team member and ensuring solid design methodologies are followed
? Develops a team culture that consistently improves the quality and execution of program deliverables
? Develops technical leaders through mentor ship, training, and leadership opportunities to enable team-member leadership of complex technical projects
? Acts as technical manager providing strategic and tactical solutions, develops and manages the technical schedule, collaborates with technical lead developers and the cross-functional R&D group
? Appropriately manages resources within regular program and budget cycles providing key solutions across a portfolio of multiple on-going projects
? Plans and maintains project budgets
? Actively reviews and recommends product development process efficiency improvements
? Participates in the analysis of new technologies as they may apply to proposed future product development. Contribute new technologies or process that may be of future or current value
? This is a supervisory role

Required Qualifications
? Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or related field
? 5+ years of relevant engineering experience and technical leadership in the design and analysis of real-time embedded firmware designs with low power, mixed signal processors
? 5+ years of managing the technical develop of embedded firmware designs
? Experience with design and implementation of BLE designs and cyber-security and data transfer best practices
? Understanding of the design challenges of low-power design of bare metal and RTOS embedded systems
? 2+ years experience managing firmware development in a regulated industry/environment
? Experience developing firmware utilizing Agile principals and best practices and Agile project management models
? Excellent interpersonal, communication, organizational and leadership skills; ability to inspire team members
? Self-motivated and enthusiastic with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities

Desired Qualifications
? Master’s degree in computer engineering or related field
? Experience with software development for medical devices and IEC 62304 compliance

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