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Lead Hardware Engineer (f/m/d)

Stratio Automotive

Stratio Automotive

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Posted on Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Embedded Systems and Hardware Engineering · Portugal · Hybrid Remote

Lead Hardware Engineer (f/m/d)

As a Senior member of the Hardware Team you will have the responsibility for the development, quality and continuous improvement of internally developed hardware solutions.

Lead Hardware Engineer (f/m/d)

Your contribute to a #zerodowntimefuture

As the Lead Hardware Developer at Stratio, your mission is to lead the technical roadmap for Hardware in order to deliver innovative, high-quality, and high-reliability hardware products that meet the needs of customers while driving business growth and success.

You’ll be joining the Embedded Systems & Hardware team responsible for developing our IoT device, implementing both hardware and firmware architectures, ensuring the performance and integrity of our product.

As Lead Hardware Engineer you will

  • Lead the technical roadmap for Hardware, develop and deliver high-quality hardware products on time and within budget;
    • Develop and implement hardware development processes, methodologies, and standards to ensure quality and efficiency;
    • Collaborate with manufacturing teams and other stakeholders to ensure alignment on project goals, timelines, and deliverables;
    • Oversee the testing, debugging, and validation of hardware products to ensure that they meet the required specifications, quality, and reliability standards;
  • Design and industrialization of new product versions that meet requirements and get them ready for mass production kick-off;
    • Review product requirements documents and translate business requirements into technical requirements;
    • Design, build, and test prototypes for each design phase (including schematic capture and PCB layout);
    • Contribute to the definition and meet quality gates at each design and manufacturing stage, in collaboration with QA;
    • Write prototype bring-up firmware and software;
    • Design, build, and program test jigs and train contract manufacturer’s staff.
  • Contribute to the definition and execution of quality processes that ensure high longevity and low failure rates;
    • Contribute to the definition and follow through with a test plan to reduce early mortality and ensure high longevity of the hardware, in collaboration with QA, while keeping hardware-related downtimes to a set target;
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to collect metrics that provide compliance evidence for the defined quality metrics, and define follow-up action plans.

This is what we believe is needed for this role

  • Proven track record of electronics hardware development (5+ years of experience);
  • Comfortable doing digital design for IoT devices;
  • Knowledge of PCB design tools;
  • Knowledge of EMI mitigation techniques;
  • Track record on certification and compliance processes;
  • Soldering skills (including SMDs down to 0402, QFNs, etc.);
  • Fluency in English.

Bonus points

  • BSc. or MSc in Electronics Engineer or similar field;
  • Automotive interest or knowledge and experience in the Automotive industry;
  • Familiarity with design and debug of ARM-based systems;
  • Knowledge/experience with BMS systems;
  • Experience leading manufacturing processes (3+ years);
  • Experience with the certification process of a hardware product;
  • Experience with PLM systems and change request processes.

We expect you to

  • Be able to work with minimal supervision;
  • Be eager to learn new tools for new problems;
  • Be proactive in the search for new solutions for quality increase and cost reduction;
  • Comprehend the full scope of a project and make the best suggestions and methods to develop, test, implement, and maintain a project;
  • Work 1x per week or according to need at our office in Coimbra.

What we offer

  • Health Insurance;
  • Fringe Benefits Policy;
  • Flexible Work Hours - adjust your schedule to your needs;
  • Flexible Work Setup - hybrid or onsite - you’re free to choose what works best for you;
  • Hardware and software for a full remote setup;
  • Monthly All-Hands;
  • Quarterly Events to discuss Strategy;
  • Autonomy and Ownership Culture;
  • Continuous feedback culture;
  • Innovation Mindset;
  • Career Acceleration.


    • Coimbra / Hybrid

    What you can expect from our hiring process

    • Screening call with HR
    • 1st Interview (1h)
      HR and Hardware Development Engineer

      We want to get to know you better and navigate through your experience, skills and motivation.
    • Technical Interview (1-2h)
      Hardware and Embedded Systems team members

      This stage includes a technical challenge. There will be a follow-up conversation to discuss it and assess your technical knowledge.
    • Cultural Fit Interview (1h)
      HR Manager and Hiring Manager
      Validate the cultural fit between you and Stratio and make sure you’re the person we’re looking for to help us build a #zerodowntimefuture.
    • Hiring Proposal

    References may be required at any stage of the recruitment process.

    About Stratio

    Stratio is the World’s Leading Real-time Predictive Fleet Maintenance Platform. The company's proprietary technology combines large-scale processing with the latest machine learning techniques to prevent hundreds of thousands of breakdowns from happening every day, thus saving millions of people from the hassle of public transportation delays, postponed deliveries, or late arrival of essential goods.

    Stratio’s platform enables zero downtime for 5 of the 10 largest transportation companies in the world and, in 2021, raised an investment of $12 million to boost leadership in predictive fleet maintenance. Fleet operators in Europe, North America, Asia-pacific, and Latin America trust Stratio’s technology to fully leverage the data under the hood to safeguard operations, and keep customers happy. Stratio’s technology has enabled transportation for 1.3 billion people so far.

    We want inspiring individuals in our teams, where age, race, gender, sexual orientation, politics and religion do not matter, and seek to create a tolerant and open space for everyone. We thrive to provide an inclusive and trustworthy environment.

    You can find our Culture Manifesto and more team information here.

    Take the road with us!

    Embedded Systems and Hardware Engineering
    Hardware Engineer
    Remote status
    Hybrid Remote
    Employment type
    Employment level
    Mid-Senior Level
    Embedded Systems and Hardware Engineering · Portugal · Hybrid Remote

    Lead Hardware Engineer (f/m/d)

    As a Senior member of the Hardware Team you will have the responsibility for the development, quality and continuous improvement of internally developed hardware solutions.