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Director Of Engineering

Company: Shooter Detection Systems
Location: Rowley
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Shooter Detection Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alarm.com, is seeking a Director of Engineering, preferably with experience in software, firmware and IoT hardware development. This role is based in our Rowley, MA office and offers hybrid and flexible hours options.
Shooter Detection Systems was founded in 2013 to evolve proven military gunshot detection technology for indoor applications for the commercial market. SDS is responsible for the creation of the growing gunshot detection market and continues to lead this market with innovative life safety products and services geared towards improving active shooter detection and response. SDS systems are now protecting schools, businesses, government agencies and public venues of all kinds across the nation and overseas, including many household-name corporations in the Fortune 500. In 2020 SDS was acquired by Alarm.com, a leading provider of security products and services.
As Director of Engineering, you will oversee and provide product/architecture leadership for a small, talented, team of engineers that work on mission-critical gunshot detection sensors and software to be deployed in both outdoor and indoor applications. Your ability to guide the growth of the product will be as instrumental to your success as your ability to guide the growth and performance of the engineering organization.
This position is responsible for new product development associated with server and embedded software, and hardware engineering. Such leadership includes mentoring/coaching team members and managing resources involved in designing, developing, testing, deploying, and supporting these software and hardware products. The role involves providing technical leadership and strategy for system architecture, application design, and production of SDS's line of Guardian gunshot detection sensors and applications.

RESPONSIBILITIES - Responsible for overseeing the development of advanced gunshot detection systems including networked sensors and server software. Technical direction and management of engineering and quality teams supporting all phases of product lifecycle. - Work with Exec and Sales Teams to define product roadmap and architectures, technologies, and partnerships to achieve this roadmap. As part of the SDS senior management team you will represent the engineering team's needs and accomplishments as well as shortcomings and growth opportunities. - Manage the growth of the engineering organization always employing best tools and practices in an Agile methodology. - Work with software team to select deployment platforms (e.g., Cloud AWS/Azure) and related implementation technologies. - Work with embedded software and hardware teams to provide insight into future platform architectures (e.g., processor and communications selection), algorithm and implementation technologies. - Review current research and development tools and practices and work with team to improve and grow these policies and procedures with the product and team growth. - Partner with IT functions to establish infrastructure to support the engineering team's tools and needs to be successful. - Outstanding communication, facilitation, negotiation, and coaching skills.

REQUIREMENTS - 3+ years of experience leading technical teams of designer/architect engineers, including making critical decisions. - 15+ years with preferred background in product design, specifically related to software, embedded software, and electrical hardware. - BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related fields - Proven track record managing software development teams with related hardware knowledge. - Knowledge of networking technologies, protocols and features (TCP, TLS, High Availability, Active Directory, etc.) - Demonstrable knowledgeable of platforms such as Jira, SVN/GIT, PLM (Empower/Omnify). - Hands on experience involving technical reviews and decision making. - Effective oral and written communication
NICE TO HAVE - Experience with network devices such as sensors, cameras, controllers etc. - MATLAB, Java, or C-language specific development experience - Experience with gunshot detection or acoustic based sensors
Make a Difference with Shooter Detection Systems. We are on the leading edge of an exciting growth industry, creating innovative and lifesaving solutions to one of the world's most perplexing problems - the active shooter. No matter what role you might play for SDS, everyone is making a difference in the safety and security of innocent civilians.

COMPANY INFORMATIONAs the security industry's leading provider of gunshot detection technology, Shooter Detection Systems (SDS) is focused on saving lives through the use of proven, military-grade technology designed by the world's foremost scientists. Evolved directly from technology developed in conjunction with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and a major defense contractor, The Guardian Indoor Active Shooter Detection System is SAFETY Act Certified --- by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Approved for U.K. Government Use by the Centre for the Protection of Critical Infrastructure (CPNI), and SL4 Certified by the Australian Government's Security Construction & Equipment Committee (SCEC). SDS serves customers in markets including K-12, higher education, corporate, transportation, government, retail, entertainment, utility and manufacturing, and property management.
Shooter Detection Systems is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

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