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We live in a mobile driven world where technology is constantly improving. Semiconductor manufacturers need a partner as they pioneer and drive the most advanced integrated circuits (ICs) ever made. FormFactor is the world’s leading supplier of probe cards used to test the ICs that power the majority of smart phones and tablets on the planet, as well as electronic systems used in computing, consumer, automotive and other applications. We are a big company with a small time feel. Working at FormFactor gives you the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, have a direct influence on next generation products hitting the market and drive the overall growth and development of the semiconductor industry.

We are a fast-paced, growing company where each employee contributes to our culture of integrity, innovation, and teamwork. We are looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals who can thrive in a changing and challenging environment.

PURPOSE
The Director, Product Development is responsible for the creation of new products and test methods for validating and characterizing RF and mmWave semiconductor components.  They will work closely with product marketing, providing a technical view of emerging market trends (5G, mmWave radar sensors, silicon photonics, 400G ethernet, etc.) to help set product direction. This will require identifying industry trends and customer use cases in these markets, as well as collaboration with customers on new products and platforms.  They will lead a cross functional team responsible for hitting product development milestones including performance, lifetime, cost, market window, and manufacturability.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leads cross functional engineering team developing next generation RF and mmWave wafer probe and RF calibration products.
Participates in collecting customer input and translates customers’ test requirements into actionable development strategies.
Collaborates closely with marketing to set technical direction, define development goals, and calculate project ROIs.
Lead engineering team in setting project goals, planning projects, building and executing to project timelines, and staying within budget.
Coordinates work closely with corporate R&D, Product Engineering, and Manufacturing
Manages and develops the Product Development team, including hiring responsibility
Manages cost center expenses and budgeting, including participation in annual expense and capital budgeting cycles
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