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Hardware Resilience Architect


Porto, PT
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Hardware
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • Post Date: 05/24/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: Rua Alfredo Allen 455, Porto, 4200-135

About Smartex

Smartex solves fundamental problems impacting the global textile supply chain. Our AI-based solutions are eliminating waste at the source of the textile manufacturing chain.

Job Description

🔍 What we're looking for

We’re looking for a rockstar Product Resilience Architect that will ensure that the hardware products developed by Smartex are resilient, robust, and reliable in different scenarios. Taking this role is a big responsibility as you would be instrumental in ensuring that Smartex's hardware products are robust, reliable, and capable of delivering the performance and functionality that the customers expect, even in challenging conditions. This is a role in the Hardware Development team which includes electronics development, industrial design, firmware and machine vision.


  • Work closely with the hardware development team to define the requirements for the product's resilience, considering factors like environmental conditions, usage scenarios, and potential failure modes. This is specifically focused on the development of new product versions.
  • Develop a resilience architecture for the product, taking into account the various components and their interactions, and defining backup systems and failover mechanisms to minimize the risk of failure.
  • Develop and execute test plans to validate the resilience of the product, including tests for extreme environmental conditions, and hardware failure scenarios.
  • Collaborate with the continuous improvement engineer to review and refine the resilience architecture and test plans over time, based on feedback from real-world usage and testing.
  • Collaboration with the Field Engineering team in order to understand our customer’s systems on which we install the Smartex devices, in order to create reliability specifications for the Hardware Development team.
  • Work with external suppliers and partners to ensure that their products and components meet the resilience requirements for integration into Smartex’s products.
  • Identifying the certification requirements for the product and working with the hardware development team to ensure that the design and testing processes meet those requirements.
  • Collaborating with third-party certification bodies to initiate and complete the certification process, which may involve submitting documentation and test results, and participating in on-site audits or inspections.

🛠️ Skills & Experience

  • Background in Engineering
    • 5 years of similar experience
  • Previous experience with Certification Processes and working with third-party certification bodies
  • Knowledge of testing equipment and testing labs in general
  • Fluency in English
  • Not being afraid of dirty hands work

🏆 What we offer

  • Employee stock options
  • Career and salary progression attached to periodic goals
  • Health insurance
  • Salary package according to experience & skills
  • A dynamic work environment in a fast-growing company
  • Working with an inspiring, diverse, talented team
  • Office & home perks (home set up, office snacks, fruit, coffee, pet friendly, etc.)
  • Hybrid-friendly work policies
  • Opportunity to make a real impact in the World — change the state of the art

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