Firmware Engineering Manager

PCH International

Shenzhen, CN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/18/2021
  • Website: pchintl.com
  • Company Address: 135 Mississippi Street, San Francisco, CA, 94107

About PCH International

PCH is a global company founded in 1996. We provide a unique, intelligent, end-to-end product development and supply chain orchestration platform for the world’s best brands. Our customers are passionate about their design, their brand, and the consumer experience, and they utilize a variety of market channels, including direct-to-consumer, direct-to-retail, and eCommerce sites. PCH is set up internationally to provide the best value-added services to our customers.

Job Description

What sets PCH apart is our people. We celebrate and value the unique voice each person brings to PCH. We are committed to strengthening our teams by creating opportunity and developing careers with people of different backgrounds, including race, religion, culture, ability, identity, orientation, gender, age, experience, perspective and more. Be you and be part of our team. 
 
With an impressive customer roster, we are growing our team. We are looking to recruit talented, passionate and driven individuals to our exceptional team in Shenzhen, China. Our Innovation Hub is home to our product development and new product introduction team, including mechanical, electrical, firmware, process, tooling, equipment, and quality engineers, program managers and operational staff. Partnering with our product engineering colleagues in San Francisco, we work together to guide our customers through our product development platform from concept to the consumer out-of-box experience. 
 
Does this sound like the place for you? Please read through the job description carefully and submit all requested application materials. We are thrilled to be growing our team and can't wait to meet you!  
 
Responsibilities
* Administer support for Business Development.
* Supervise training and development of software engineering staff.
* Assign work to software engineering personnel and evaluate plus manages their performance.
* Support to recruit engineering personnel, technical staffing and project teams formation.
* Supervise engineering deliverables.
* Manages continuing support and provide system metrics for client facing products.
* Present practical input for strategic technology decisions.
* Help translation of business requirements into technical needs and actions.
* Supervise reporting responsibility for independent software contractors, software engineers and outsourcing partners.
* Work with the electronics engineering, mechanical engineering, process engineering and program management teams to ensure beautiful designs that also provide a seamless and intuitive user experience
* Work both behind the scenes in the lab and, at times, be center stage with clients to present your team’s progress
* Set yearly goals for your own professional growth and your team, reflect on them regularly to ensure you and the team are getting the most out of each day in the office
* Take part in regular departmental meetings and all-staff meetings
* Contribute not only to PCH’s portfolio of work, but also to our workplace culture of inclusivity, creativity, determination and fun
* Work closely with clients on product specification and definition
* Work with other FW/EE members to review designs.
* Prepare Engineering tech pack
* Work closely with cross functional team for project coordination and enhance manufacturing efficiency
* Follow up product testing and verification with quality requirements.
* Provide technical advice and trouble-shooting, develop and introduce solutions for long-term prevention
* Travel to factories / suppliers are required
* Explore and apply latest technologies to our innovative products
 
Qualifications
* Experience of leading FW team.
* Business understanding and customer focus
* Knowledge of Real-Time Operating systems/ BLE, WiFi or Mesh Networks (802.15.4 /Thread)
* Knowledge of data storage systems (e.g., eMMC, raw NAND, etc.)
* Experience with Bare Metal programming
* Proficiency in C / C++ (knowledge of C++11 a bonus)
* Working knowledge of typical hardware interfaces: I2C, SPI, GPIO, UART, etc.
* Proficient knowledge of interfacing to various sensors and peripherals
* Experience with new board bring-up
* Familiarity with laboratory tools such as oscilloscopes, power supplies and multimeters
* Experience shipping products and exposure to full software development cycle
* Proven collaborative skills to work with cross-disciplinary teams in developing products
* Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
* Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical
Engineering, or related discipline.
* At least 10 Years of embedded software experience.
* Excellent spoken and written English capability for frequent customer-facing communication
* Able to work both as a team or independently
* Well-organized, analytical and systematic
If it can be imagined, it can be made. 
 
At PCH, we push past the normal standards of customer satisfaction, engineering and manufacturing ingenuity, and what it means to be a collaborative team. 
 
We partner with innovative Fortune 500 companies and startups that are passionate about design, brand, and the consumer experience. We help guide product development through all phases of the product journey -- from concept and design engineering, manufacturing, postponement and fulfillment, to supply chain and inventory management. Hardware development is fast-paced and rewarding. At PCH we are proud to celebrate our successes as a team. 
 
If you are an imaginative, thoughtful, and open-minded innovator, we'd love to meet you.  
 

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