Customer Solution Architect

Seniority LevelEmployment TypeJob Functions

What if the devices you use every day were smart enough to understand both their environment and your intent? Imagine what’s possible when your camera can accurately perceive what it’s seeing and hearing without compromising your privacy. Imagine your wearable devices seamlessly integrating into your life, doing what you need them to do for as long as you need them to do it. Imagine if your appliances knew exactly what to do. No complicated settings, just perfect results. So simple it feels like magic. Join the dynamic and experienced team at Perceive, which is making magic a reality, as Customer Solution Architect. Be part of the team that’s transforming sensing into perceiving!

Job Description Summary

Perceive is looking for a Customer Solutions Architect to join our highly skilled team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for co-creating innovative system solutions with and for our customers. As a trusted leader, you will provide valuable insights on design trade-offs and optimize system design.  The position requires architecture expertise in consumer products / IOT; expertise in embedded software, and/or hybrid edge-cloud systems is a strong plus. Demonstrated track record and passion for building great products is a must.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Enable and accelerate key customer efforts to get products to market with Perceive based designs
  • Design and implement reference designs for new products or product categories
  • Help customers optimize designs and implementations for various criteria such as power, battery life, latency, performance, BOM cost, etc.
  • Consult, trouble-shoot, and problem-solve as part of joint (Customer and Perceive) new product definition and implementation teams
  • Provide input and feedback to internal product definition and engineering teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in all facets of complete system design & implementation of consumer electronic devices
  • Demonstrated passion for intuitive & intelligent consumer electronic devices
  • System architecture
  • Component selection
  • Circuit & board design
  • System software / integration / cloud-edge system architecture
  • Working with ODMs to spec & manufacture devices
  • Experience on teams shipping multiple generations of products
  • BS degree in engineering or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • 7-10 years of progressively growing responsibilities on strong product teams, including ideally, as team lead / lead product engineer
  • Strong communication skills; demonstrated cross functional / cross disciplinary leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in / knowledge of current camera systems (consumer & enterprise security), action cameras, wearables, a strong plus
  • Familiarity with global consumer electronics supply chains & working with ODMs on successful new product introduction a strong plus
  • Embedded software

Work Environment

  • This position involves working mainly in a typical desk/office environment. Travel to other Perceive offices / customer sites may be required occasionally


  • Preferred locations: San Jose California, Boise, Idaho, Vancouver BC
  • Other locations in the US/Canada may be considered depending on candidate’s skills/experience