Hardware Engineering Lead
?Hardware Engineering LeadFor anyone who believes in the future of sustainable agriculture, Farmers Edge is the place to work. As a global leader in precision agriculture and independent data management solutions, Farmers Edge is defining the future of agriculture through innovation. Combining hardware, software, precision agronomy and boots-on-the-ground support, Farmers Edge gives growers the data needed to optimize their farm management decisions and help them grow more precisely. Farmers Edge has received national recognition for our agricultural innovations and commitment to global sustainability. Join Farmers Edge today to advance your career and help us support more growers across the globe?USA Location: Austin, TexasCanadian Location: Lethbridge, Alberta?We're looking for a talented Hardware Engineering Lead with a strong focus on overall product and system level design to lead our Hardware Engineering team. This position can be based out of Austin, Texas or Lethbridge, Alberta.?Duties may include the following:Lead the hardware team to deliver products from concept to launch, including hitting aggressive milestones for each stage of the product development.Work with cross-functional teams to define the hardware architecture.Responsible for hiring and training additional Engineers.End to end Hardware design from bring up to mass productionLead the architecture for product design, including analysis of cost, size, and performance.Work closely with Product Managers and Operations teams.Identify business areas where consultants are needed and utilize them as appropriate to accomplish the work required.Work with manufacturing to come up with development and productizing schedules.Identify key risks and develop mitigation measures.Travel required to ODMs/OEMs and other locations as needed for related meetings, as well as to execute on design with our hardware team.Other duties as assigned.?Education and Experience:Bachelor's or Masters in Electrical Engineering degree.Minimum of 5 years of overall design experience. 10 years preferred.Background in consumer electronics designing high volume, low power, high-quality products.Previous experience mentoring or leading a team or project.Must have great Electrical Engineering fundamentals.Must have hands-on experience in prototype bring-up and debugging, functional verification and manufacturing support.Experience designing high volume products from beginning to end and dealing with contract manufacturers.Experience in small embedded systems, especially low-power/high-performance micro-processors.Experience in high-density PCB design.In-depth experience in the following areas is important: processor selection, various communication protocols (especially USB, MIPI DSI/CSI, SPI, I2C and UART), analog design, and measurement, sensor design & integration and low power circuit design.Experience in the following areas is desirable: deep understanding of DC/DC power design, Bluetooth & WLAN radio integration and electronics design.??Additional Candidate Assets:The ideal candidate would be strong in the following areas:Schematic captureManage PCB layout design?Prototype bring-up and debuggingFunctional verificationSignal characterizationHardware bug trackingDesign process optimizationCustom silicon definition and validationWorking with and managing supplier's/manufacturing partnersManufacturing bring-up & supportCreative, motivated, resourceful and passionate about what they doAttention to detailAgricultural knowledge considered an asset.?Compensation:Farmers Edge offers a very competitive compensation package including comprehensive benefits and retirement plan.Apply for this job.