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Team Lead - R&D

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Team Lead - R&D
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Phoenix,  AZ
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Career Evolutions is searching for a Team Lead - R&D for a fast-growing high tech company in Phoenix, AZ. This is a full-time, direct-hire opportunity with compensation up to $140K + Bonus and excellent benefits.


This is an excellent opportunity for a professional looking to serve as the bridge between the corporate high tech world and the research community in Arizona, United States, and internationally. You will advance the brand and reputation of our client while working closely on leading research initiatives and project in the cybersecurity community.



  • Work closely with the leaders of research and center of excellence to identify and execute research opportunities for IoT device for commercial and industrial use
  • Manage a small team to assist with IoT hardware security research
  • Research new security techniques and countermeasures and publish and present whitepapers on IoT research at leading conferences
  • Own and build out the partnerships with leading university institutions and manage / mentor students and student organizations to build positive relationships
  • Support the marketing team with requests and assist the sales organization during client meetings



  • Bachelor’s degree in CS or Engineering or Electrical Engineering, strong background in hardware security
  • Prior experience working with universities is preferred
  • Excellent experience in presenting at conferences and to clients and also successfully publishing articles in various journals and publications
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with a track record in embedded device security assessment or architecture
  • Experience identifying vulnerabilities and security gaps on embedded devices or chips
  • Global experience working in a multi-cultural environment a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills


Founded in 2008, Career Evolutions is a leading Executive Search based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Career Evolutions provides products and services to identify top talent, develop employees, and maximize human capital to enhance the bottom line. For more info, please visit, check out our Current Opportunities, and contact us via phone 480.626.5253.


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