While the day-to-day role of our The Retail Technology Director is highly fluid, in general this role is responsible for the following tasks: • Support, Mentor, and expand our team of technology professionals • Attend project kickoff meetings, offer guidance to attendees, and follow up as appropriate • Help teams create a development plan for technology in each project • Find and vet suppliers in both new and existing competencies • Train suppliers in the “The Outform Way”, the methods we use for development, IP transfer, prototyping, mass production, quality control, and packaging. • Communicate clearly in all interactions with internal and external stakeholders • Communicate with customers as needed • Travel domestically and internationally to support projects
• This candidate should have a solid understanding electronics development of the hardware and firmware of electronics, Android and Linux systems, as well as a general understanding of software development and testing. • Knowledge of Rockchip (RK), MediaTek (MTK), and STM micro-controllers and processors is important. • Understanding of infrared, RFID, and motion sensor technology as well as LEDs, LCDs, and their control systems. • Experience managing a diverse team of multi-national engineers • Extremely strong command of English, both written and oral • Experience working with International Manufacturers, and ideally brands which are marketed and sold in the USA and Europe • Fantastic computer skills • Great computer skills, and experience in using office applications, Git repositories, project management tools, and the like • Current or prior experience with embedded systems development • A creative mindset, and lifetime learning outlook We know everyone can’t know everything, but weight is given to candidates that also have some or all of the following skills: • Experience in the retail fixture or in-store marketing industries • Chinese manufacturing experience • Mandarin language skills • An appreciation for the industrial design and engineering process • Experience in electronics hardware development • Experience in Software development at both an OS and embedded level • Experience using web-based project and software development tools (we use Basecamp and the Atlassian suite)
Engineering / Project Management
You by clicking the "apply" button (lower left), the recruiter will be informed of your application and be able to view your contact info and down load your attachments.
People also viewed