Hardware Development Manager

| Kirkland
Pivotal Commware develops 5G communications platforms, systems and applications based on Holographic Beam Forming® , a patented breakthrough in electromagnetic physics. HBF allows Pivotal to create software-defined antennas that can harness, shape and direct radio waves with order-of magnitude advantages over legacy beamforming systems in cost, size, weight and power consumption (C-SWaP). HBF enables mobile network operators to maximize capacity, coverage and throughput on demand and is recognized as an essential element in the 5G ecosystem. 5G leadership is pivotal to the US economy, and 5G is Pivotal™.
We are seeking a Hardware Development Manager who will be a hands-on player/coach. As the Hardware Development Manager at Pivotal, you will be responsible for the development of Pivotal’s product platforms as well as support for research and development activities. You will manage embedded hardware engineers, electrical engineers, and PCB design engineers. This position will work closely with other engineering teams at Pivotal, including embedded software, RF and systems, and test. You will lead a dynamic team designing the electrical systems, through to a PCB level, for boards including RF, antenna, high-speed digital, and other systems. This position reports to the VP of Engineering.
 
Responsibilities:
 
•Lead a world-class hardware design team
•Provide day-to-day technical guidance and direction of engineers to ensure the team is operating effectively
•Lead architecture decisions and development for embedded hardware solutions
•Drive schematic and PCB simulation and design including design reviews
•Document requirements and work alongside verification and test engineers to help bring-up and validation of new hardware systems
•Work with engineers in functional areas across Pivotal, including mechanical; RF; systems; test; embedded software; and manufacturing to deliver products from conception through mass production
•Provide technical leadership through engaging with executive team to guide and influence strategic decision-making
Required Qualifications:
 
•BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or similar
•10+ years of experience in hardware or electrical engineering, and 5+ years of experience in an engineering leadership role
•Knowledge of circuit layout and simulation tools such as Altium
•Experience with product development across the full life-cycle, from definition through verification and production
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills both within and outside the organization
•This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship
 
Desirable Expertise:
 
•Experience working with offshore partners for design and/or manufacturing
•Product development experience in telecommunications, wireless, or networking equipment
At Pivotal you’ll join a team experienced in advanced communications, commercial antennas, RF circuit design, machine learning and active/nonlinear metamaterials.
Named among Washington’s Top 100 Places to Work in 2018 & 2019, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We highly respect and seek to empower each individual while supporting diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. If you want to apply yourself to this fascinating endeavor, then we’d like to hear from you!

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.
At Pivotal you’ll join a team experienced in advanced communications, commercial antennas, RF circuit design, machine learning and active/nonlinear metamaterials.
Named among Washington’s Top 100 Places to Work in 2018 & 2019, we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We highly respect and seek to empower each individual while supporting diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce. If you want to apply yourself to this fascinating endeavor, then we’d like to hear from you!

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We are just past Gold's Gym (of which we offer free membership to employees) and Maelstrom Brewery.

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