Director of Product and Deployment, nControl

The Nanotronics Director of Product & Deployment, AIPC is a smart, creative and passionate individual who help lead the team in the customization and deployment of the world’s most integrated manufacturing platform. This position will be responsible for designing, building and deploying nControl products and delivering Nanotronics’ vision and strategy to ensure continuity in product offering and company goals. You will provide technical leadership and work closely with our R&D and Software teams to ensure that we form best practices. 

Salary Range: $131-219k per year 

A Note About Salary Ranges: Nanotronics is committed to hiring both rising and advanced talent. We are a creative and flexible organization, with niche needs, so early-career potential can sometimes be as important as senior-level experience. Therefore, our broad salary ranges are meant to encourage applicants from a wide range of experience levels to apply.



All applicants must be U.S. persons as defined in the U.S. export control laws and regulations to include: U.S. citizen, national, lawful permanent resident or individual admitted to the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.

Education and Experience

  • MS/PhD in the Sciences, or related field
  • 10+ years of solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in product development and promoting new or existing products

Required Skills: 

  • Ability to lead efforts to market to customers by deeply understanding their needs and use cases
  • Ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management
  • Demonstrate and communicate the capabilities of Nanotronics products to prospective customers
  • Demonstrated ability to be creative, strategic, analytical, and think outside the box when problem-solving, then implement
  • Generalist with experience in multiple engineering domains to effectively communicate with customers in early stages of deployment
  • Expert with all hardware and software features of Nanotronics products
  • Super savvy in Process Control, Machine Learning, Natural Learning Process, Computer Vision
  • Ability to perform all testing required to support the above capabilities
  • Ability to prepare concise reports of results indicating specific capabilities that will be of interest to the customer
  • Strong team management and leadership skills 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Manage the Applications Engineering and Deployment teams
  • Manage product road map
  • Help to prioritize product opportunities using criteria and requirements defined during research
  • Contribute to marketing strategy and messaging, and help maintain technical accuracy of marketing messages
  • Create and deliver product demos to illustrate product capabilities, differentiators, and benefits for practitioners
  • Direct and assist with market research to identify user need for new products or features that support near-term growth along with long-term expectations of having diversified product offerings and company
  • Support sales and marketing by having regular next-generation product discussions with customers
  • Gain a deep understanding of customer applications and needs, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience, and drive revenue
  • Demonstrate, install and train customers on the use and capabilities of Nanotronics products
  • Deployments to customer sites for new applications or software features
  • Direct and perform all aspects of product design and development including product positioning, specification sheet copy, host or assist in training sessions or documentation
  • Establish requirements and specifications for existing and new products by understanding and listening to customer applications and needs and combining that with a deep understanding where our current products fit in and what revisions may or may not be required
  • Adhere to and promote company values by performing duties in a manner that is consistent with being a team leader and supports the continued growth of the company
  • Clearly communicate the vision and goals of existing and new products
  • Work with cross-functional teams in business, product, design, and engineering to make sure expectations are clear and that everyone is on the same page and communicating effectively
  • Develop metrics to assess the success of products, features and determine necessary enhancements
  • Collaborate with customers, team members, and outside influencers to ensure a solid and well-rounded understanding of products and developing needs
  • Demonstrate functionality of completed products to internal team members and other stakeholders
  • Manage and communicate product changes or enhancements both internally and externally

More About The Team

Nanotronics’™ nControl™ fueled by AIPC™ solution brings AI Technology to factories, both increasing productivity and better securing processes. Our technology learns processes, then can suggest, and implement adjustments in real time to monitor and improve both efficiency and security.

The solutions we build push the envelope of what can be done, so we need engineers who are highly intelligent, hardworking, and creative. Flexibility and an ability to grasp high order concepts in physics, control theory, hardware design, automation, and robotics can be helpful for understanding and resolving specific issues.

What We Offer:

  • Catered lunches every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Company stock options
  • Comprehensive health benefit package, including free dental, vision, short- and long-term disability and life insurance for you
  • 401(k) match
  • Bright Horizons child/elder care benefits
  • Employer HSA contribution
  • Possible eligibility for city and state tax exemption under the START-UP NY program
  • Casual work environment
  • Direct exposure to C-level management
  • Interesting and challenging projects that truly make an impact at the company
  • Entrepreneurial spirit to grow, learn and thrive

Application Process

Please apply here. After submitting your application, our review process will begin with a review of your resume. If you meet or exceed the education, experience and required skills above, or demonstrate an equivalent to these things, you will be invited to participate in a phone interview. A successful phone interview will result in interviews with the hiring team, after which a decision about hiring will be made. 

What is Nanotronics?

Nanotronics is an advanced machines and intelligence company that helps customers across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors solve for the unique inspection and process control challenges of precision manufacturing. A leading developer of optical inspection tools for the semiconductor industry, Nanotronics uses hardware and software to provide industrial-scale factory control solutions. Deployed across fifteen countries and industry agnostic, Nanotronics works with leading-edge companies, from aerospace, to electronics, to healthcare, to drive up yield, reduce footprint and waste, lower costs, and speed up design iteration, while eliminating laborious manual inspections.

We are an intellectually curious group of motivated and passionate innovators, bringing together the brightest minds in physics, optics, robotics, artificial intelligence, and software engineering as we work to lay the foundation for the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Armed with visionary leadership and strong financial backing, we foster an environment of both entrepreneurship and accountability.

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

The essential functions of all positions at Nanotronics include a physical presence in the workplace, including but not limited to, in-person interactions with other employees, customers, and the community. Therefore, in accordance with Nanotronics’ duty to safeguard the health of our current employees and new hires, their families, our customers and visitors, our business and the community at large from COVID-19, all employees are required to present proof of vaccination and new hires must present proof of vaccination prior to their first day as a condition of employment. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and is designed to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Why We Work In The Office

Our culture is built on innovation, quality and collaboration. We believe that working together and among other departments in person supports a sense of community, connection and belonging. So much of our communication as individuals is nonverbal—easier to discern and appreciate when we’re physically together. This synchrony not only gives us the power to innovate, but it helps us foster empathy, learning, and engagement. We want you to be a part of impromptu ideas dreamed and decisions made as people cross paths; to be in the right place at the right time to contribute your perspective; to look around and take pride in the diverse group of people with whom you work; to be seen by others when you’re recognized for a job well-done; and to look around, see things and help us build the best products and workplace we can. Our fast-paced environment pivots quickly, and we don’t want you to miss a thing.

You’ll Make a Great Nanotron If

  • You are passionate about science, engineering, technology, and AI
  • You are looking for a challenge
  • You collaborate well with others
  • You are intellectually curious, eager to learn, and excited to contribute

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Nanotronics is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization. Nanotronics makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Salary Description
131k-219k per year