Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Product Development Manager (Networking Devices)

[GARD]
Job Description:

Title: Product Development Manager (Networking Devices)
Type: Full Time
Location: Silicon Valley, California
Language: Bilingual in English/Mandarin Chinese is preferred but not required
Report: Directly to Vice President (great potential for career advancement)

Company Overview
We are a leading global provider of networking devices for SOHO users and small to medium-sized business and WLAN products that committed to intensive R&D, efficient production and strict quality management that results in award-winning networking products in Wireless, ADSL, Routers, Switches, IP Cameras, Power-line Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters for global end-users.

We are a subsidiary of a large company with a start-up atmosphere in the Silicon Valley where you could enjoy the best parts of a start-up and a large company. We believe in making a difference collaboratively and have been keen at sharing back with our employees.

Job Summary
We are looking for a Networking Devices Development Manager who can manage and direct the development and research programs to meet organizational needs. This role will be based in the Silicon Valley, manage and build the Software & Hardware Development Team in the Silicon Valley, and collaborate with R&D team in China frequently.

The ideal person will be a manager and contributor who has an excellent understanding of networking technology and the current related trends, hands-on experience in software & hardware development for networking devices, and building and leading a development team.

Job Responsibilities

• Manage and direct all aspects of product development and research programs.
• Develop and implement research and development procedures and techniques from initial concept to final development.
• Lead the Software & Hardware Development Team for networking products.
• Build the future Development Team to ensure milestones are met.
• Ensure all development projects are completed timely and accurately.

Job Requirements

• 10+ years of demonstrated hands-on experience in Development for networking devices.
• 5+ years of management of Software and Hardware Development teams.
• Master Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering, or Bachelor Degree with solid hands-on experience and management skills
• Advanced understanding of Network Protocols Stack like TCP/IP, 802.11 WiFi Stack.
• Hands-on experience in development with ability to debug protocols stack.
• Development experience in MIPS or ARM Structure.
• Highly capable in Embedded System Development.
• Ability to design the System Architecture under Linux or Unix.
• WiFi Alliance Certification and FCC knowledge, hands-on experience is preferred.

Preferred Skills & Experience

• Bilingual in English and Mandarin with good communication skills verbal and written.
• Android system experience for consumer and networking devices.
• Hardware and RF experience for networking devices.

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Friday, March 21, 2014

R&D Manager in Networking Devices

[GARD]
Job Description:

Title: R&D Manager for Hardware & Software Teams
Type: Full Time
Location: Silicon Valley, California
Language: Bilingual in English/Mandarin (required)

Company Overview
We are a leading global provider for networking products for small to medium-sized business and WLAN products that committed to intensive R&D, efficient production and strict quality management that results in award-winning networking products in Wireless, ADSL, Routers, Switches, IP Cameras, Powerline Adapters, Print Servers, Media Converters and Network Adapters for global end-users.

We are a large company but have a start-up atmosphere at our subsidiary in the Silicon Valley where you're going to work. We believe in making a difference collaboratively and have been keen at sharing back with our employees.

Job Summary
We are looking for a R&D Manager (must be bilingual in English/Mandarin) to manage and direct the R&D programs to meet organizational needs. This role will be based in USA and manage the Hardware and Software Development Teams in the Silicon Valley and China. The ideal person will be a hands-on contributor who has an excellent understanding of networking technology and the current related trends.

Job Responsibilities

• Manages and directs all aspects of research and development programs.
• Develops and implements research and development procedures and techniques from initial concept to final development.
• Lead the Hardware and Software Development Team for networking products.
• Build the future Development Team to ensure milestones are met.
• Ensure all development projects are completed timely and accurately.

Job Requirements

• Bilingual in English and Mandarin with good communication skills verbal and written.
• 10+ years of demonstrated hands-on experience in Development for networking devices.
• 5+ years of management of Software and Hardware Development teams.
• Master Degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering.
• Advanced understanding of Network Protocols Stack like TCP/IP, 802.11 WiFi Stack.
• Hands on developer with ability to debug protocols stack.
• Development experience in MIPS or ARM Structure.
• Highly capable in Embedded System Development.
• Ability to design the System Architecture under Linux.
• WiFi Alliance Certification and FCC experience.

Preferred Skills & Experience

• Android system experience for consumer and networking devices is preferred.
• Hardware and RF experience for networking devices if preferred.

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Monday, March 17, 2014

VP of Manufacturing

[GARD]
Job Description:

Title: VP of Manufacturing
Type: Full Time
Location: Mississippi
Speaking Language: English
Salary: 150K+, DOE
US Citizenship/Green Card: required
Relocation Assistance: Yes
Travel: as needed

SUMMARY:

The Vice President, Manufacturing is responsible for managing all hands-on operational aspects of the company. Assists the CEO in the aggressive and successful growth of the company. Through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, guided by the objectives of company, the Vice President, Manufacturing provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Build a strong, cohesive operations team that will collaborate with global sourcing, quality, engineering, legal, sales & marketing, finance, and human resources.
• Collaborate with the executive leadership team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of our organization.
• Provide day-to-day leadership and management to a green technology organization that mirrors the adopted mission and core values of the company. Bottom Line: Build a great company.
• Partner with fellow leadership team members to drive the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business goals and objectives.
• Responsible for the measurement and effectiveness of all processes internal and external. Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company.
• Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes.
• Motivate and lead a high performance management team; attract, recruit and retain required members of the executive team. Provide mentoring as a cornerstone to leadership career development.
• Assist, as required, in raising additional capital at appropriate valuations to enable the Company to meet sales, growth, and market share objectives.
• Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company.
• Represent the firm with clients, investors, and business partners.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION:

• Bachelor's degree in an Engineering, Business or Technical field. Master's degree and/or advanced credentials preferred.

EXPERIENCE:
• Must have experience managing production, quality, and manufacturing engineering.
• Must have automotive industry experience.
• Must have start-up company experience.
• Charismatic, professional, proactive leader, manager and business partner capable of leading the change process. A leader comfortable at all levels of the organization.
• Proven ability to drive down costs and identify opportunities to increase profit at the plant level.

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Ideal personal characteristics include:
• Intellectual horsepower and curiosity with strong leadership skills and a proven track record of leading by example.
• Entrepreneurial attitude and mindset combined with the appropriate process orientation and focus.
• Demonstrated ability to lead organizations and blend together diverse skill sets.
• Adaptable and resilient with the ability to successfully deal with and sort through ambiguity, as well as, embrace change.
• Ability to work under high pressure and ability to make decisions.
• Ability to communicate well with all levels of diverse constituencies and stakeholders, both internally and externally.
• Ability to “get” talent with a proven track record of recruiting, developing, and retaining exceptional talent.
• Ability to positively impact and influence the organization through an authoritative voice and in an open, supportive, and interactive style.
• Ability to be passionate and focused, but still have fun and deliver results.
• Self-motivated with a sense of urgency and accountability. Willingness to roll-up one’s sleeves and be hands-on when required.
• Impeccable ethics and integrity that are required to build both internal and external credibility.
• Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally from time to time.

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Director or Senior Consultant (Engineer or Scientiest) – Advanced Catheter Design and Manufacturing

[GARD]
Job Description:

Title: Director or Senior Consultant (Engineer or Scientist) – Advanced Catheter Design and Manufacturing
Type: Full Time Permanent or Part-time Consultant or Contract (flexible)
Location: Base in China or Work Abroad Remotely on the phone or emails
Travel: If work abroad, less than 4 trips/year to China, stay in China for a couple of weeks, may vary.

Responsibilities:
• Lead catheter development group within R&D department and report to VP of New Product Development.
• Plans for catheter development, technology improvement and equipment purchasing according to the need of new products, cost reduction and ongoing projects, and lead the team to execute the plan.
• Design, manufacturing and process development of single lumen, multi-lumen extrusion and braid/coil reinforced catheters using PP, PE, PEBAX, NYLON, PU (etc.) and stainless steel braids/coils.
• Performance evaluation for catheters.
• Draft documents such as performance standards, validation protocols/reports related to catheter production and extrusion process.
• Communicate and coordinate with suppliers on material and equipment.
• Equipment specification and other consumable items associated with catheter production line.
• Training staff in catheter development group and catheter operation personnel.


Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in polymer engineering or related fields.
• 3+ years of experience in design, production, and extrusion process development and design/manufacturing of precision catheters; medical catheter experience preferred.
• Proficient in polymer materials, compounding process and catheters.
• Experience in developing braided catheters, bump tubing and multilumen extrusion.
• Experience with balloons or balloon extrusion is also desired.
• Proficient in AUTOCAD, Solidworks or other common CAD software; proficient in technical report writing, analysis and problem solving skills.
• Bilingual in English/Chinese is preferred but not necessary.
• Able to train staff members including new graduates.

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Friday, March 7, 2014

System Software Engineer (C/C++, Linux/Unix)

[GARD]
Job description

Title: System Software Engineer
Type: Full time, permanent
Location: Cambridge, Boston Area, Massachusetts, USA
Compensation: $100+K
US Citizenship: is not required
H1B Visa: may be available for excellent candidates
Note: Prefer candidates from local area; relocation may be available for excellent candidate in the US

Summary
Our company is seeking a Software Engineer to design and develop its next generation mapping system. The day-to-day work of the team encompasses the full engineering cycle: problem formulation, data collection, analysis, algorithm design, code specification, implementation, and evaluation for performance and correctness. The Internet is a complex and noisy environment, and there are no simple answers to the problems the team tackles. This is precisely what makes the job fun and rewarding to anyone seeking a challenge. The job requires a combination of strong coding skills and strong design skills.

The Platform Mapping Engineering group writes the software that directs traffic for our globally distributed network of servers. This code allows us to manage our customers' Internet information flows with industry-leading performance and reliability.

Duties and Responsibilities:
* As part of this elite team, you will analyze, design and implement system software that brings new functionality, better accuracy, increased reliability, and enhanced scalability to our mapping system.
* The team relies on the abilities of all its members to develop innovative and elegant solutions.
* You must be a self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment.
* You must be able to work collaboratively within the team and with other teams at our company.

Required
Basic Qualifications
* Bachelors degree in Computer Science or relevant engineering field or equivalent experience.
* 5+ years professional programming experience or equivalent.
* 2+ years experience C/C++ programming in a academic setting

Desired Qualifications
* Knowledge of Perl and/or Python.
* Familiarity with Linux or UNIX operating systems.
* Strong design skills and an ability to tackle abstract, ill-defined problems.
* Ability to work in a small-team environment.
* A strong work ethic and positive attitude.

Extra Note:
Each candidate will have to take a (3) part exam, 1st part (Coding), 2nd part (Design), 3rd part (Logic).

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Thursday, March 6, 2014

Catheter Manufacturing Development Expert/Consultant

[GARD]
Job Description:

Title: Catheter Manufacturing/Development Supervisor or Consultant
Type: Full Time Permanent or Part-time Consultant or Contract
Location: Base in China or Work Abroad Remotely with Travel to China
Travel: Flexible to travel as needed if working as a consultant

Responsibilities:
• Lead catheter development group within R&D department and report to R&D manager or directly to VP of New Product Development, depends on its seniority.
• Plans for catheter development, technology improvement and equipment purchasing according to the need of new products, cost reduction and ongoing projects, and lead the team to execute the plan.
• Design, manufacturing and process development of single lumen, multi-lumen extrusion and braid/coil reinforced catheters using PP, PE, PEBAX, NYLON, PU (etc.) and stainless steel braids/coils.
• Performance evaluation for catheters.
• Draft documents such as performance standards, validation protocols/reports related to catheter production and extrusion process.
• Communicate and coordinate with suppliers on material and equipment.
• Equipment specification and other consumable items associated with catheter production line.
• Training staff in catheter development group and catheter operation personnel.


Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in polymer engineering or related fields.
• Minimum 3 years of experience in design, production, and extrusion process development and design/manufacturing of precision catheters; medical catheter experience preferred.
• Proficient in polymer materials, compounding process and catheters.
• Proficient in AUTOCAD, Solidworks or other common CAD software; proficient in technical report writing, analysis and problem solving skills.
• Bilingual in English/Chinese is preferred but not necessary.

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