Head of Hardware Development

SoCode Limited
Cambridge, UK
Closing date
16 Oct 2020

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This company is a genuine market leader in the field of critical communications. They have a reputation of providing high quality products into demanding, mission critical customers, including leading police, ambulance, and fire users around the world. Additional markets include major airports, large mining facilities and utilities or oil and gas plants located in hazardous environments. As an engineer, you will relish in the opportunity to work on technology which you can physically see being used in life and death scenarios, for some of our Countries most relied upon and necessary public services. The work you do on a day to day basis, has genuine impact on those around you.

You will be coming into the business as the Head of Hardware Development, offering leadership to direct reports of up to 45 people, across multi-disciplinary teams. The mid to long term plan is to build the next generation of product portfolio for the business, whilst continuing to deliver on their world class leading products. You'll work alongside the senior decision makers in the business, including product and project managers to agree deliverables and look at future user needs.

You'll be someone who'll love the opportunity to work for a business who cover full product realisation from early product inception, design, testing, manufacturing, production and ultimately when the right time is to move onto the next series of products. You'll also be working within a industry leader who take real pride in their work to make sure products released have a user life of more than 10 years. You will be in a modern workspace, with an on-site cafeteria. You'll also receive private medical & dental care, life assurance, free parking, regular social events, flexible working, company pension, half days on a Friday, 25 days annual leave and a salary of up to £90,000 which is negotiable, should there be a higher level of quality & relevant expertise.

Technical Requirements

Hardware Architecture and Development experience

Ability to manage cross functional teams

Be able to act as a well-practiced people manager

Proven track record of building and shaping teams

Experience of working in a commercially aware environment with a reasonable understanding of P&L's

Excellent communication skills

Experience of hardware programme estimation

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So, if you like the ad, or you'd at least like to know some more, what's next? You have 3 options....

Number 1: Click the little apply button (don't worry, we'll discuss before your CV or application goes anywhere)

Number 2: You can call for James Bokhorst on (phone number removed)

Number 3: You can find me on LinkedIn, trust me there's not many people with the surname Bokhorst
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