Hardware Program Manager

  • Location:
    San Francisco, California, US
  • Area of Interest
    Engineer - Hardware
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

We are seeking a leader and technical expert in electrical engineering and camera development to build future Meraki Vision (MV) hardware.

Our Hardware Program Managers lead all products and control every aspect of creation. From architecture and initial sketches through detailed design and the final drive to mass and sustaining production, nothing escapes the HWPM’s sphere of influence and responsibility. Join our high-impact team and work with every part of the machine that brings the Meraki Magic to market!


  • Develop architecture, author PRDs, and lead RFQs for our new visual security portfolio.
  • Validate and iterate on layout and schematics. Drive vendor approvals.
  • Control product schedule through NPI, coordinating with ME, sourcing, packaging, certification, and quality teams. Provide technical guidance as needed.
  • Interface with firmware resources and incorporate feedback into development plan.
  • Develop manufacturing flow, test plans, and quality processes.
  • Work with product management, supply chain, and marketing to coordinate launch plan.
  • Cooperate with quality and sourcing through sustaining production. Lead FA as required.


  • BS and/or MS in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.
  • 5+ years experience working with camera technologies and/or hardware products.
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with Asia-based manufacturers.
  • Have track record of successful end to end product development
  • Able to travel up to 20% to Taiwan and China.

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with CMOS image sensor operation and tuning.
  • Knowledgeable with lens selection and qualification.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and build management.
  • Cultural competence and understanding of Taiwanese and Chinese cultures.


  • Preternaturally patient and unreasonably persistent.
  • Clear communicator with command presence.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Insatiable curiosity.

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