Portables Engineering Lead

Engineering · Banqiao, Taiwan
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

NZXT is a rapidly growing company made up of gamers, builders and PC enthusiasts on a mission to create hardware, software, experiences, and services that surprise and delight gamers of all types. We are a team of creative, motivated and results-oriented people who love what we do and are dedicated to making it easy, fun and rewarding for our audience to play games. We are a founder-led organization that has not lost any of our entrepreneurial, scrappy roots. This is an exciting time to join NZXT as we are poised for significant global expansion and growth.


At NZXT, we believe in the importance of Design Thinking and the power of Serving Community, and our values spring from those two core ideas:

Every Voice Matters                                Win Together

Keep It Simple                                         Give A Shit

Build Scalable Systems                           Commit To Quality

Learn And Grow                                       Do What You Say                                         


We hope that every NZXT employee internalizes and practices these values to the point where they become second nature. We expect our leaders and managers to embody and nurture these values, because when they are in full force... amazing things can happen.


The Portables Engineering Lead will be the Engineering lead of the NZXT Portable computer and handhelds within NZXT’s Taipei development team. The ideal candidate is someone that is passionate about building the best designed and built gaming portable products.  Responsibilities include all aspects of portables HW engineering and the Portable Gaming Systems that NZXT sells through our in-house integration and build business. The ideal candidate must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment.


  • Lead technical development in multiple programs across the various product categories in your responsibility portfolio
  • Assure all products assigned in your portfolio meet or exceed all electrical, mechanical, thermal and other environmental targets
  • Work side by side with partners, colleagues and teams on tough problems
  • Highly effective and thrives in a dynamic environment and balancing multiple changing priorities
  • Expertise in the process and the priorities of product development and shipping products 
  • Proactive outward communicator, providing technical leadership to the entire cross functional team
  • Assist with managing the product development process from the concept phase to the post launch analysis phase
  • Prepares cost analysis on the development of a new product
  • Researches patents, copyrights and trademarks in order to make sure there are no infringement issues involved
  • Evaluates and resolves technical feasibility, design optimization and production issues
  • Work with other departments to establish a design, technology, product development and vendor strategy
  • Ensures project milestones/goals are met and adhere to budget requirements
  • Works with Quality/Compliance Engineering regarding compliance issue
  • System architecture, design, testing and program level execution decisions


  • BS EE/CE/ME (or equivalent experience)
  • 15+ years of experience developing portable hardware products. Proven experience taking 5 or more products from concept to production to sustaining
  • System level architecture and board level design experience
  • Knowledge in mechanical structural design, materials and thermal acoustics
  • Experienced in portable display technology, touchscreen technology, keyboard technology, audio products development, Camera modules, BT/Wi-Fi antenna design, battery and charging technology and touchpad development
  • Experienced in surface treatments (paint, anodization, plating etc.) and CMF inspection 
  • Proficient in system test, S&V test, drop test and reliability test specifications, methodologies and planning
  • Experienced in managing teams of 5+ engineers
  • Experienced in driving both internal design teams as well as ODM suppliers
  • Strong organizational and technical project management skills
  • Excellent business acumen with experience in business case and cost analysis
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Great understanding of mechanical design, electrical design, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, EMC, ESD, wireless technology, display technology, touch technology, manufacturing and quality control
  • Preferably with ECAD skills
  • Preferably with Intermediate proficiency with SolidWorks
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English and Mandarin Chinese)


Banqiao District, Taiwan

NZXT is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.

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  • Location
    Banqiao, Taiwan
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience