Senior Design Verification Engineering Manager - Personal Devices, Microsoft Devices Group in Redmond, WA

TitleSenior Design Verification Engineering Manager - Personal Devices
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedJanuary 20, 2015
Open Positions1

Come join the team that has shipped the Microsoft Band and the Microsoft Health service. We are looking for an exceptional Senior Design Verification engineer to manage our Interop and user verification group.

You will be responsible for bringing the voice of customer to the team throughout the product development cycle. This will be done through internal and external Beta programs and end user interactions. You will be responsible to help the team validate each release of any component of the program and bringing the results back to the development team to continue and improve the product.

You must have a strong desire, passion, and ability to understand consumer needs and a willingness to develop holistic product solutions that delight our customers and exceed their expectations. You should also have a solid comprehension of consumer electronics, the entertainment industry, and demonstrate a personal passion for its growth.
The qualified candidate must have a track record verifying/testing or designing embedded hardware devices, Applications, and Firmware for high volume consumer electronics products. Successful candidate should have excellent lead project management skills, validation personnel management experience, Alpha and Beta management experience, very good cross-organizational collaboration skills and profound technical knowledge including test process/case design and development.
Target qualifications:
- BS in Electrical, Computer Engineering (MSEE preferred)
- 8+ years of experience in designing and testing modern electronics hardware at component, device, and system levels or equivalent years of experience in SW and application validation with significant knowledge of HW design
- Extensive experience in leading testing and troubleshooting.
- Excellent project technical leadership skills, with proven personnel management competency.
- Track-record in product development
- Demonstrated experience in integrating with cross functional groups including EE, FW, ME, optics and software, internally and externally.
- Strong English oral and written communication skills.
Position requires some international travel

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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