Vice President of Engineering - #9820257


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Fremont, CA
Contract type: Full time
Molex possesses a rich heritage in the optical industry. We provide the highest performing and field-proven wavelength management solutions and transceiver products including components, modules and integrated line-cards. Continuous innovation in passive and active component function integration, miniaturization, and manufacturing automation, cutting edge integrated photonics and manufacturing technologies, as well as comprehensive optical, mechanical, electrical and software integration capabilities enable us to serve the needs of high-density, high-bandwidth, and flexible optical networks

We are looking for a VP of Engineering that will lead a team responsible for the design for high speed fiber optic transceivers from definition, design, bring-up, and test up to production readiness.

What You Will Do

  • Mentor and manage global development teams of hardware designers, firmware engineers, photonic integration specialists, test engineers and component engineers
  • Lead optical transceiver development from definition, design, and testing for production readiness
  • Manage critical risk and conflict resolution including making key risk/reward decisions
  • Interface with key customers to represent the company, address technical questions, issues and support design wins
  • Develop and maintain relationships with strategic suppliers in line with project objectives
  • Improve and implement hardware development flows consistent with Molex's product development process
  • Develop and manage annual R&D operating plans and budgets
  • Interface with broader engineering teams across the company to incorporate best engineering practices

Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or related engineering discipline
  • Experience leading teams
  • Hardware development leadership experience in Telecom or Datacom industry
  • Experience with optic hardware, transceiver or transport hardware development

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Hiring Philosophy

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Who We Are

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Our Benefits

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

Additionally, everyone has individual work and personal needs. We seek to enable the best work environment that helps you and the business work together to produce superior results.

Equal Opportunities

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, some offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:


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