Lead Innovation R&D Systems Engineer

Location US-NY-Holtsville
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Designs, develops, modifies and evaluates components and processes used in the generation, manipulation, transmission and storage of electricity. Determines design approaches and parameters. Analyzes equipment to establish operating data and conducts experiments.


  • Architects, designs, and supports developing, and testing of hardware solutions to several highly-complex technical projects. Creates specifications for the projects. Leads technology roadmap process. Recommends project approach and goals.
  • Champions new thinking and creativity in team members to cultivate and retain top talent. Coaches others on how to effectively develop, communicate, and implement new solutions.
  • Prioritizes quality and seeks out improvements in all aspects of the hardware projects.
  • Maintains keen awareness of competitor products and development direction to help direct designs to surpass the competition.
  • Uses status as a developer of novel and creative solutions to build business and bring positive attention to technologies and services.
  • With other engineering disciplines, develops next generation ideas and solutions to meet client needs before the competition.
  • Analyzes competitor intellectual property and participates in activities related to protecting intellectual property.
  • Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • May supervise the activities of others.
  • Creates formal networks involving coordination among groups.
  • Serves as organization spokesperson on specialized projects or programs
  • Acts as prime consultant on large projects that affect the organization’s long-term goals and objectives


    • Bachelor's degree or Masters in an appropriate engineering discipline required
    • 12+ years total industry experience as systems engineer and/or electrical design engineer with competencies in wireless (WLAN, BT, RFID), mobile computing, advanced data capture, computer vision, optical systems, and enterprise solutions
    • Ability to successfully work in a cross-functional development environment, as well as independently with motivation and self-direction
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Extremely strong problem solving skills with ability to analyze complex issues and provide creative solutions
    • Experience presenting to Senior Management and customers on technical direction and recommended future strategies
    • Significant track record of innovation
    • Experience with PCB design, analysis and layout tools for high speed digital designs
    • Experience with debugging and troubleshooting complex electrical/hardware systems

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