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Manager of Firmware Engineering - Battery at

Manager of Firmware Engineering - Battery

Chicago, IL (Onsite) Full-Time

Job Description:


At Milwaukee Tool we firmly believe that our People and our Culture are the secrets to our success – so we give you unlimited access to everything you need to create disruptive new technologies and solutions on our electrical engineering teams. Our Engineering Team is responsible for giving life to the batteries, motors, and electronics that power solutions changing the lives of our users. Every developmental phase of these critical components happens in-house under the watch of this team. We continue to invest in electrical engineering resources to design and develop leadership in electronic capabilities; something unique within the industry. And we’re pushing the limits in firmware engineering, power electronics, embedded systems, machine learning, and the use of artificial intelligence.

Behind our doors you’ll be empowered every day to own it, drive it, and do what it takes to design and develop the biggest breakthroughs in the industry. Meanwhile, you’ll have the support and resources of the fastest-growing brand in the construction industry to make it happen.

Year after year, our team continues to make significant breakthroughs in the industry. We’re just getting started. To learn more about our story click HERE (http://https// .

The Firmware Engineering Manager will lead a team of firmware engineers in areas of firmware development, simulation, firmware testing, and requirements management. As the manager, you will work within and facilitate a collaborative team environment with marketing, adjacent departments, quality, mechanical engineering, agency/safety teams, suppliers, and global manufacturing operations.

You’ll also be DISRUPTIVE through these duties and responsibilities:

  • Build, manage, and motivate a Best-in-Class team of engineers and team leaders in engineering best practices to deliver new-to-world solutions.

  • Quickly, effectively, and candidly frame-up and escalate business risks/opportunities to senior leadership.

  • Actively manage team size, skill sets, and needed resources for both new product development and advanced development teams throughout the product life cycle of estimating, executing, postmortem, and implementing corrective actions.

  • Effectively communicate and motivate up, down, and across the organization to a diverse range of technical and non-technical team members.

  • Drive urgency in project schedules and accountability for establishing and achieving key project cost and metrics that meet the organization’s needs.

  • Ensure the team is given the time and resources required to succeed by creating and managing robust project roadmaps and resource plans with converged project scope.

  • Define overall product design strategies, common architectures, and shared design building blocks across multiple products/projects.

  • Manage all department activities including hiring, staffing, capital equipment procurement/planning, and expense budgets.

What TOOLS you’ll bring with you:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 10+ years of highly successful experience with embedded C/C++ in a related field.

  • Minimum of 2 years of team leadership experience.

  • Extensive experience in product development including embedded systems, firmware development, and agile development processes and tools.

  • Experience developing bare-metal firmware designs and those utilizing an RTOS.

  • Knowledge and practical experience in all software development lifecycle phases.

  • Familiarity with software configuration management tools, defect tracking tools, and peer reviews.

  • Ability to travel up to 10% (domestically and internationally).

Other TOOLS we prefer you to have:

  • Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering.

We provide these great perks and benefits:

  • Robust health, dental and vision insurance plans.

  • Generous 401 (K) savings plan.

  • Education assistance.

  • On-site wellness, fitness center, food, and coffee service.

  • And many more, check out our benefits site HERE (http://https// .

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