Director of Engineering, Hardware Platforms

Director of Engineering, Hardware Platforms

Avail Medsystems is a pioneering medical technology company that is reinventing how medical procedures are supported by industry and clinicians. We are committed to delivering HIPAA compliant real-time video conferencing solutions that improve the quality, and lower the cost, of procedural care delivery.

We are looking for a passionate Director of Hardware Engineering to help us realize the mission of improving medical outcomes all while reducing cost for hospitals; these are critical problems to solve as we move forward in the transformation of health care.

We are data driven and milestone oriented. We are looking for self-starters, and good team players. Join us in our journey in improving healthcare.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead development and delivery of hardware platforms in a hybrid development model – in-house engineering and outsourced partner model.
  • Own the Hardware roadmap, CM relationship, HW Vendor relationships, and Quality Management System.
  • Build and lead the team that conceives, designs, tests and oversees manufacturing introduction of key components and assemblies.
  • Lead the development and fabrication of functional prototypes and test methods to vet out new concepts.
  • Help create formal documentation for designs of components and assemblies.
  • Collaborate closely with suppliers to bring parts and assemblies into production.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience managing more than 20 employees in inter-disciplinary teams including electrical and mechanical engineers, and technicians.
  • 10+ years of experience designing engineering.
  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical or Electrical engineering, Master’s is a plus.
  • Experience with New Product Development is highly preferred 
  • Strong background in mechanical design and development of mechanical/electrical specs  
  • Demonstrated proficiency in multiple product development models and ability to influence and communicate inside and outside of the organization.
  • Working knowledge of PC/Mac/Linux hardware, software, firmware, system architecture, mechanical design, power and battery architectures, input devices, etc.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, time and risk management skills, resource and project prioritizations skills.
  • Technical knowledge and industry experience spanning one or more engineering, technology, and product domains.
  • Experience working productively and collaboratively in cross-functional teams (CM, program management, testing, quality, etc.)
  • Nice to have compliance background (IEC60601) relating to the medical device industry
  • Ability to specify tests, run tests and analyze/post-process results required to prove out the validity of a design
  • Familiarity with modular construction standards and regulatory environment is a plus

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