Google looking to hire a Vice President of Hardware Engineering for Wearables
With the Pixel Buds in 2017 and the rumored Pixel Watch, Google is clearly within the wearables house. Google is now seeking to rent a Vice President of Hardware Engineering for Wearables with intensive business credentials.

Posted two days (through Android Police), the Google Careers listing notes that the job entails being “responsible for the design, development, and shipment of all Google’s Wearable products.”

You will lead and allow the effectiveness of a giant engineering group based totally in Mountain View to develop a number of next-generation wearable merchandise concurrently.

The Wearables workforce is housed inside the broader Hardware group and entails working “collaboratively with the Senior Leadership team for Google Hardware,” like Rick Osterloh. Given the excessive place, Google is searching for anyone with a minimum of 15 years of expertise in “developing consumer electronic products.” Manufacturing expertise of 12 years — each with contract and in-house — can be a minimal requirement.

Minimum {qualifications}:

  • Bachelor’s diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or equal sensible expertise.
  • 15 years of expertise in creating shopper digital merchandise.
  • 12 years of expertise designing and producing digital gadgets utilizing each contract producers and owned manufacturing.
  • Experience in {hardware} engineering.

Preferred {qualifications}:

  • Master’s diploma in Mechanical or Electrical engineering.
  • Experience delivering merchandise that ship within the tons of of thousands and thousands of models.
  • Understanding of doing enterprise in all main nations across the globe.
  • Ability to provoke and drive a number of profitable enchancment initiatives contained in the group in addition to the broader enterprise – significantly with engineering and product teams.

The place is predicated in Mountain View, and comes amid rumors that Google is creating a first-party Wear OS device. Meanwhile, the Wear OS division simply acquired a workforce from Fossil and an unspecified know-how, whereas Google in fact has expertise from HTC’s {hardware} division.

Google additionally has a handful of different associated listings, together with a “Wearables Design Manager” and “Test Engineer” that’s extra intently aligned with audio merchandise.

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