Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Tucson , AZ Permanent $120,000.00 - $145,000.00 / Annual


Work on designing, building and supporting very advanced Traffic Management Systems!

Work with Engineering staff to improve productivity and quality of hardware development.

Maintain existing electrical designs and developing new designs

Manage and coordinate resources and processes to deliver hardware releases

Monitor performance and provide oversight and management of development staff

Manage and communicate development schedule, risks, issues and resource concerns to various stakeholders

Work with senior leadership and portfolio directors to assess resource needs

Work with Product Management to create release plans and feature sets

Ensure project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality

Measure progress and report project status to project management

Manage, improve, and smooth process flow to eliminate non-valued-added development, testing, and deployment activities

Provide leadership and guidance to coach, motivate, and lead teams to their optimum performance levels

Collaborate with product owner and project management to plan and execute projects and ensure that teams have a complete product backlog traceable to customer requirements, realistic estimates, direction, and resources to deliver products effectively

Instill a culture of communication and collaboration that reaches across Development and Operations

Collaborate with Development and QA/QC to ensure requirements are thoroughly developed and tested

Support release and deployment; assist in coordinating deployment activities; participate in acceptance testing

Responsible for new hardware designs and maintaining, updating, and supporting current designs

Provide support for manufacturing as needed to troubleshoot issues


Electrical Engineering (EE) bachelors’ degree

CAD design software (such as KiCAD or Altium)

Contract manufacturing experience

5+ years Troubleshooting.

5-7+ years working in the design, development, release cycle and delivery of hardware development

2-5 years with hardware development and contract manufacturing

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Mathematics, or related field.

Experience with systems engineering practices

Experience with embedded hardware and software design

Experience in parts selection and generating a bill of materials

Experience with electrical design software packages (such as KiCAD, Altium)

Practical working knowledge of hardware and software testing methodology

Traffic Signal knowledge is a plus

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Job Id Number : 10309
Staffing Industry : Information Technology
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