Sr. Manager, Hardware Engineering

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Based in beautiful Carlsbad, CA, we are CalAmp, the pure-play pioneering leader of the Connected Car, Connected Truck and broader Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Currently, we are seeking a Sr. Manager with at least 10 years of hardware (HW) engineering experience. This is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to work for a stable, well-established company that builds transformational technologies within the revolutionary domain of IoT.


We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

In particular, we offer:

  • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
  • Visionary leadership
  • Excellent compensation packages
  • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
  • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
  • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
  • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates


  • Lead Hardware (HW) Design Team for both Organic and JDM model Product Development per the product roadmap.
  • Provide outstanding leadership to team and improve overall efficiency.
  • Refine Hardware Design Process, documentation, and toolsets
  • Develop platform based architectures focused on cost effective solutions
  • Represent Hardware (HW) Engineering in all projects meetings


Must Haves

  • Minimum 10 years HW cross function (RD/BB) design experience with commercial/retail wireless products
  • Minimum 5 years experience leading a cross functional HW design team in a senior role
  • Excellent working knowledge of LTE, WiFi, and Bluetooth chipset solutions and established contact set at suppliers
  • Working knowledge of J1708/JJ1939 and J1850 Vehicle Bus Hardware Interfaces
  • Solid experience (specifications and testing) in Environmental testing for Commercial, Light Industrial, and Automotive based products
  • Intimate knowledge of Lithium Ion Batteries and implementations in wireless design in extreme temperature environments
  • Good working knowledge of LTE/WiFI/BT antennas, and working relationships with antenna vendors
  • Knowledge of IP rated Mechanical design and testing to IP-66/IP-67 and other IP ratings
  • Experience with Tier 1 ODM's and other local HW outsourced companies a plus
  • Intrinsic ability to manage HW team and workload in a fast paced environment
  • Bachelors Degree (Mandatory) or Mater's degree (preferred) in Electrical Engineering


If you are a talented Sr. Hardware Engineering Manager with at least 10 years of hardware design experience and an interest in the Internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so apply now if interested.




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