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Symantec Corporation

Technical Director - Head of Hardware Engineering - Norton IoT

Symantec Corporation - Mountain View, CA

Technical Director - Head of Hardware Engineering - Norton IoT


Mountain View


About Symantec:

As a leading Fortune 500 Technology & Security Company, Symantec already protects more than a billion IoT devices. This puts Symantec among the biggest providers of IoT security today, and the first to deliver a comprehensive security reference architecture for how to build-in security to make your IoT systems “secure by design.” IoT security is a complex problem requiring both breadth and depth of security experience. Symantec brings an unrivaled breadth of leading security solutions for device protection, encryption, authentication, key management, and code signing. Symantec also has unmatched depth in security expertise from monitoring, analyzing and processing more than 10 trillion security events per year worldwide for Symantec’s Global Intelligence Network.

About the Role:

Norton's award-winning line of security products and services are designed to provide best-in-class protection to consumers and small businesses around the world. With IoT, the number of connected devices is growing at an exponential rate. While these devices offer a new range of possibilities, they are also exponentially increasing the attack vectors for hackers. These devices collect a lot of sensitive personal data, so securing these devices and personal information has never been more critical. To address these challenges, Norton recently released Norton Core, the first wireless router to protect your entire home network and all the connected devices. The team responsible for Norton Core is building solutions to extend Norton Security to everything connected in the consumer home. The team is tasked with building disruptive next-gen IoT security applications and products that encompass hardware, software, mobile apps and cloud services.

Our mission is to find creative, bold and innovative solutions to solve some of the most complex problems in the IoT space. Our engineers work with a team of world-class security experts to secure connected consumer homes, and focus on building innovative and disruptive products in the Internet of Things space.

As a leader on the team, you will be expected to use your expert technical knowledge to drive framework improvements, be comfortable with rapidly evolving designs and requirements, and have excellent interpersonal skills. Our development team tackles a wide variety of problems, where you can expect to build a wide range of skills and experience.

You will work in a collaborative environment that puts an emphasis on autonomy and fast decision-making. We are committed to offering a positive and extremely satisfying work environment:

Commitment to creativity and fun – we strive to offer the feel of a small, independent business with a strong team culture of innovation and creativity

Commitment to designing for future – engineers are empowered to build the right solution and are encouraged to invest in the right technologies and architectural improvements to help us innovate faster

High employee satisfaction – flexible hours, positive reviews of work/life balance, support for family life

Career stability and opportunities – industry-leading benefits and a supportive environment for learning & excellent opportunities for career growth

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

As the Director of Hardware Engineering for Norton’s IoT Solution Group, you will be responsible for technical and managerial leadership, delivering next-generation, consumer IoT security solution into mass production.

This position requires the ability to manage end-to-end hardware development including mechanical, electrical, low-level firmware, quality and system board bring up. The Director will be responsible for:

Leading the teams that perform the mechanical and electrical design of connected home networking hardware device

Managing the technical relationships with key silicon partners and various component suppliers

Working with external mechanical and industrial design teams to facilitate the design of new devices

Collaborating with software team on their development of firmware, OS, and applications for the products

Ensuring the successful completion of quality and reliability testing of the product

Successfully transferring the product design over to ODM for high-volume manufacturing Knowledge & Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering with advanced degree preferred

At least 10 years of experience in technical product development with at least 5 years of system experience in Consumer Hardware or Networking industry

Demonstrated ability to take products from concept into high-volume manufacturing

Hands-on hardware development and validation experience

Extensive technical knowledge in silicon and systems architecture

Experience with system design and simulation tools and design practices.

Must be a strong leader and decision maker as well as communicate effectively through all levels of an organization, including senior executives.

Strong business acumen and knowledge of the product development ecosystem including experience with third party contacts/licensing and business development.

Ability to lead and coach managers and/or individual contributors

Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Relentlessly protect the world’s information. Make a difference at Symantec. Across the globe, we are an ‘essential’ partner to both consumers and businesses of all sizes. We combine our talents, our brains, and our creative energy to reinforce our place as a world-class technical community.

Our most critical asset at Symantec is the talent we hire - you! We look for people who have a desire to excel and reflect our values: Innovation, Action, Customer-Driven, and Trust. We recognize that every opening in our company is a chance to increase Symantec's competitive advantage, and we are willing to invest in you in order to win.

Symantec is an equal opportunity employer. All candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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Symantec Corporation


Technical Director - Head of Hardware Engineering - Norton IoT Symantec Corporation - Mountain View, CA, United States


Location: Mountain View, CA

Company Profile:
Symantec was founded in 1982 by visionary computer scientists. The company has evolved to become one of the world’s largest software companies with more than 18,500 employees in more than 50 countries. We provide security, storage and systems management solutions to help our customers – from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations – secure and manage their information-driven world against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently than any other company.