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Sr Manager of Electrical Engineering, RF (R2151)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Other Engineering
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023
Introduction to Shield AI
Shield AI’s mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. Shield AI is a fast growing, venture-backed defense-technology company built around a team of proven executives, distinguished warfighters, and world-class AI engineers. Since 2018, Shield AI’s products and people have supported operations around the world with the US Department of Defense and our allies.
Are you a passionate, innovative, experienced Electrical Engineer looking to help develop state-of-the-art AI hardware products? Are you eager to make a positive difference in the world? Do you want to work alongside mission driven and values focused teammates? Shield AI is just the place for you!
As a Senior Manager of Electrical Engineering - RF, you will build and lead a team of talented electrical engineers to deliver future generations of Shield AI products. In this role, you will collaborate closely with a variety of different engineering disciplines, including mechanical, systems, thermal, and software engineering, to establish the electrical foundation of Shield AI’s autonomous systems. Your team will be responsible for all RF related design, integration, testing, and compliance.

The role highlights are as follows:

  • Lead the RF team with locations in Dallas and San Diego on all VBAT programs
  • Hiring manager responsible for team growth
  • Define RF team charter, roadmap, priorities, etc. as they pertain to VBAT product design and capabilities
  • Establish and enforce team processes around design, test, review, cross-functional support, and regulatory compliance
  • Regularly communicate with engineering leadership regarding RF status, risks, needs, plans, etc.
  • Guide VBAT RF system architectures, features, technical requirements
  • Provide technical design input/review to your team and other engineering teams
  • Provide technical and professional mentoring to your team
  • Engage cross functionally with product management, program management, mechanical engineering, embedded engineering, business development, and other company leaders
  • Track team progress against program/project schedules
  • Define RF equipment and infrastructure needed to verify RF systems in the lab and in the field
  • As needed, find strategic 3rd party technical partners to support the team

Required qualifications:

  • B.S. in electrical engineering, or equivalent
  • 15+ years relevant industry experience
  • 5+ years of team management experience
  • Have worked through multiple product design cycles
  • Strong electrical engineering fundamentals, particularly in RF engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor team members
  • Strong understanding of engineering design processes
  • Have led cross functional teams to execute product designs from concept to production
  • You have experience with: RF system testing, desense testing, EMI/EMC, regulatory compliance
  • Practiced in interviewing/hiring teammates
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication
  • #LI-AC1
Total compensation: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity (if applicable)
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. Information on the benefits offered is here. All offers are contingent on a cleared background check.
Location guidelines-
Onsite = 5 days/week
Hybrid = Several days in the office
Remote = Remote but able to come to the office as requested for business needs
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
To conform to U.S. Government regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.