Vice President of IoT & Hardware Design (Remote)

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Flash is the leading IoT mobility platform powering the urban city core’s automobiles, electric vehicles, electric vehicle chargers, parking garages, websites, consumer mobile apps, and embedded systems worldwide.

Our technology portfolio includes hardware, microprocessor, and systems design. Computer vision with AI/ML. We have embedded systems and firmware development, including edge and distributed computing and API, web, SDK, and mobile application development. That's just the top of the iceberg.

Our technology team solves incredibly hard problems every day to create an experience for our customers that is nothing short of amazing. We have very high standards, especially when it comes to our team. As a player/coach you will be responsible for building the team, the infrastructure, and defining the processes and methods for hardware engineering at FLASH.

At this time we're only considering prospective employees currently residing in the United States for this position.

As the overall lead for FLASH Hardware Engineering you'll be responsible for

  • How we go from initial POC on through to mass production
  • Establishing methods for gathering input from peer organizations like Product, Embedded engineering, Firmware engineering, Cloud engineering, Mechanical design and more
  • Lead research & component selection for critical sub-systems, including RFID, wireless communication systems, power systems and SoCs in partnership with the Embedded Systems team(s).
  • Partner with our Computer Vision, PARCS, and Electric Vehicle on Edge Computing architectures 
  • Quickly prototype new products or sub-systems for proof of concept studies.
  • Oversee & lead schematic design and layout efforts for entire products.
  • Collaborate with Firmware and Embedded Systems resources on schematic details, board bring-up, testing and more.
  • Work closely with manufacturing partners to steer hardware designs through design and validation builds (EVT, DVT, PVT) and into mass production.
  • Build and execute robust test plans to validate and de-risk your designs.
  • Hiring, managing, and mentoring your team members.

What you bring to the table

  • 10+ years experience in hardware development engineering having gone through at least 5 products design cycles, from concept through production. 
  • Experience developing hardware specifications; characterization test plans; verification test plans; functional test plans
  • Experience with high volume manufacturing 
  • Experience with cost/time/risk tradeoff analyses relative to time-to-market 
  • Experience with cutting edge hardware design practices. 
  • A Growth Mindset 
  • Experience working with non-US based ODM/OEM contract manufacturers 
  • Experience working across multiple disciplines and organizations to collaborate and resolve complex issues 
  • Fundamental knowledge of Computer Architecture, Signal Integrity, Power Design, Design of Experiments
  • Ideally located in Austin, Chicago or Seattle are also options, but really open to anywhere in US if travel is in the cards

What you get

  • Competitive market salary based on experience. We won't waste your time with a poor offer.
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision coverage
  • Laptop and peripherals of your choice (as many monitors as your desk can hold)
  • Ability to work from home (or wherever) in addition to the Chicagoland, Austinland, or Seattleland office if you choose 
  • A fulfilling, challenging adventure of a work experience

Join us in making a difference as we build our future. FLASH is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to diversity, equality, and inclusion, and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. FLASH prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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An Insider's view of FLASH

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

We promote and foster a work-life balance for all employees at Arrive. With flexible PTO and work-from-home policies we strive to create an environment that produces an equitable experience

James Lewis

VP, People

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is fundamental at FLASH. The organization is built on cross functional partnerships and collaborations. There are plenty of seats at the table, with stakeholders and leaders intimately involved in the storming, forming, and norming stages.

Peter Najera

Program Manager, Mobility

What does career growth look like on your team?

Career development for every member of the Operations team is a top priority. Our team has direct communication with our customers and partners, so we understand what it means to be customer-centric. This experience is highly valued at FLASH, evident in the promotions of many Ops teams members to other areas of the company over the years.

Ryan Kern

VP of Operations

What is your vision for the company?

The world of transportation is going to change fast in the coming years - with autonomous, electric and connected vehicles, hyper-fast trains and flying cars! We will connect that world to the space around it - helping cars of the future get from A to B with ease and get serviced, charged or simply park for a few hours waiting for the next ride.

Dan Roarty


How has your career grown since starting at the company?

With FLASH rapidly growing, there is a lot of room to learn and acquire new skills. FLASH gives myself and my colleagues the room they need to grow into their next roles and is invested in its employees being successful.

Mayday Karugarama

Contracts Manager

What are FLASH Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Arrive employees are welcome to contribute the maximum yearly amount allowed by the IRS.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
FLASH offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year, as well as maintained health benefits, for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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