Microsoft - Redmond, WA

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Job Category: Hardware Engineering
Location: Redmond, WA, US
Job ID: 826786-104082
Division: (Not Division Specific)

Scope of Responsibilities / Expectations:
The position will require a high level of experience in creating system conceptual designs, demonstrated leadership skills, innovative design management expertise and a passion for relevant products. Applicant will have a proven track record of delivering innovations. Working from first principles the applicant will be able to generate multiple conceptual designs to solve ground breaking optical problems. The conceptual designs will be quickly prototyped and characterized. The applicant will be skilled in selecting the correct conceptual prototype based on a set of well thought out criteria.
Drive detailed product development with new technology that fulfills the product business goals and customer usability concepts, while meeting schedule, cost and performance goals.
Interface across multiple product development disciplines
Create evaluation models and systems to assess performance investigations for various technology components and product features.
Detailed mechanical project planning to successfully execute on delivery dates & selection of development partners for participation in the delivery of chosen technologies.
Manage the detail design direction of chosen concepts for detail development with internal and external resources, and provide tactical contribution and technical leadership throughout the conceptual and detail design stages of product development.
Assessment and recommendations of emerging technologies and technology roadmaps.
International and domestic travel required.

Qualification Summary:
BS Optical, Electrical, Mechanical Engineering, MS/PhD Preferred
Proven ability to assess emerging technologies in the area of optics
Proven ability to tackle new and challenging technologies.
7+ Years of industry experience
Product development experience in high-volume consumer electronics.
Experience with close collaboration with Industrial Design and User Interface during the product development process
Proficient optical modeling skills
Demonstrated competencies in customer focused innovation, technical excellence, strategic insight, impact and influence across a product group or beyond, and passion for quality.
Proven project management and people management skills
Proven creative and innovative thinker.
Track record of delivering innovative technology in consumer electronic products.
Ability to work independently and under pressure - must be a team player.
- Excellent communication (written and oral) and collaboration skills.

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