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Vice President of Hardware

Salary Currency : USD
Job Specialism : Engineering
Hybrid : 1
  • Boston, MA
  • 300,000 - 360,000 $ / Year


⚡VP of Hardware Engineering⚡

Next Generation Medical Device Company

$300k+ Base + EQUITY

Boston, MA (Hybrid)

Want to be a part of a rapidly growing next generation medical device scale up?

Since raising a significant funding from some of the top VC firms, they are currently on their journey to change the world of medical devices, for 10s of thousands of institutions across the US.

They are looking for a VP of Hardware Engineering to help them spearhead a team of embedded, firmware, electrical and mechanical engineers.


  • Works closely with senior management to establish short- and long-range strategies, program goals, set technical priorities and establish metrics for new hardware product introduction.
  • Responsible for the creation of technology roadmaps for the incorporation of new materials, technology and processes into the hardware product portfolio.
  • Establishes Development engineering processes, practices and guidelines across all hardware engineering disciplines to create a culture of excellence and innovation. Provides metrics to gauge the effectiveness of these policies.
  • Participates in developing the company’s strategic plan, initiatives, and annual operating plan / budget. Implements and monitors performance of engineering plans and initiatives.
  • Coordinates with program management to evaluate program technical feasibility, budgets and timelines.
  • Responsible to provide engineering staff of sufficient number, skill and experience to ensure program success.
  • Establishes business relationships with key 3rd party suppliers and outside technical firms for hardware and mechanical designs, prototype, and augment engineering capabilities as needed.
  • Negotiate and manage external IP, tools, and sourcing partners and/or vendors as necessary.
  • Responsible for recruiting, training, fostering, and developing a high-quality team of engineers and innovators.
  • Manage a staff of talented engineers responsible for hardware development and integration across all organizational functions from design, testing, limited customer release and general availability.
  • Practices proactive performance management, recommending and initiating promotions, transfers, and disciplinary action for the engineering team.
  • Interacts and interfaces with our product management, customer experience, sales, key customers to better understand needs and demonstrate insight and innovation to deliver the best solution.
  • Develop and maintain organizational plans for the next generation hardware teams. Contribute to the financial planning process and be measured on budget performance and goal attainment.
  • Collaborate and contribute to the global engineering organization in terms of architecture, common technologies, practices and shared services.
  • Collaborate and contribute to the broader organization, including its international operations, with leadership and cross-functional participation. Support the development of talent in Engineering and other organizations, and actively foster continuous improvement.


  • BS/MS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Computer Engineering
  • 15+ years’ experience in mechanical and electrical design/development responsibilities
  • Increasing senior management roles in Engineering or R&D in last 10 years
  • Significant automation or industrial device technical experience including software; medical device experience a plus
  • Demonstrable experience in products requiring complex systems engineering
  • Experience in managing multi-location teams including international locations
  • Experience developing complex products/systems for healthcare industry
  • Experience with startup organizations and new markets

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough understanding of the principals of Quality Management Systems
  • MBA or comparable business experience
  • Knowledge of rapid development and agile methodologies
  • Strong collaborator and hands-on team leader

Why Apply?

  • Competitive salary and equity, based on experience
  • 401k through Guideline
  • Medical, dental, and vision 100% covered
  • 100% covered life insurance
  • Parental Leave
  • Flexible vacation

🌎 The role is based in USA

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