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VP, Hardware Engineering in Boulder, CO at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 5/24/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Boulder, CO
  • Experience:
    1 - 3 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 


Equal Opportunity Employer.

BI is one of the leading technology companies in Colorado and the largest provider of innovative electronic monitoring solutions in the United States. We excel at proving technological solutions to over 1,000 agencies nationwide and allowing those agencies to fulfill their missions without worrying about the technical complexities.

This position is located in the Boulder/Gunbarrel office.

About the Role

Oversee new product design and sustaining engineering of the Company’s current and legacy product line and engineering functions related to hardware development, including firmware development, electronic design engineering, mechanical design engineering, hardware reliability engineering and tool design and maintenance.  

What You'll be Doing

  • Establishes the overall objectives and initiatives for the sustaining engineering of the Company’s hardware maintenance and development activities.
  • Manages the Hardware Engineering team to ensure accurate, timely and cost effective development and implementation of products including testing and documentation to provide solutions designed for manufacturability and assembly.
  • Provides input and engineering expertise relative to the nature and scope of current and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements. Appraises new product ideas and product or packaging changes. Works with internal and external customers as well as technical teams on product enhancements/modifications and new product ideas.
  • Oversees activities to improve existing products from an engineering/design perspective. Analyzes product requirements and product development programs. Prepares return on investment analyses as needed. Establishes time schedules with engineering and manufacturing. Advocates for product bug fixes and features.
  • Works with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives.
  • Makes final decisions on operational matters and ensures effective achievement of objectives.
  • Provides high quality technical support oversight to customers, prospective customers and internal staff to ensure optimal product performance.
  • Independently troubleshoots, researches and resolves complex problems by analyzing product and network data.
  • Occasionally visits customer sites to gather input on product performance and future customer needs.
  • Provides mentoring and training for engineering department employees.
  • Participates in Product Development Teams by providing feedback on design features and product supportability.
  • Reviews technical documentation and engineering procedures for accuracy and completeness.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

What You'll Bring to this Position

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field.
    • Master’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field preferred.
    • Ten years’ of experience in managing a technical department and/or a hardware engineering team.
    • Experience managing Design for Manufacturability (DFM), and Design for Assembly (DFA), statistical tolerance analysis techniques, functional dimensioning, and geometric tolerance.
    • Demonstrated expertise in sustaining engineering activities to improve product reliability and cost.
    • Demonstrated experience in a variety of product management concepts, practices and procedures.
    • Experience developing products for international use preferred.
    • Experience with Agile methodology preferred.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide audience, both technical and non-technical.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Strong management skills.
    • U.S. Citizenship required.
    • Ability to pass a federal background check and obtain a suitability determination preferred.
    • Valid State Driver’s License and the ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
    • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.


Your benefits will include:

  • 3 weeks paid time off
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Term life insurance (includes spouse and dependent)
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k) retirement program
  • Stock purchase program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Various discount programs