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Bridging the Digital Skills Gap
in Hardware Engineering

Hardware forms the fundamental and crucial building block of any effectively connected solution. The hardware engineering services and solutions range from the conceptualization phase to providing re-engineered custom-made solutions. However, the acute talent shortage, especially in digital skills, is set to affect profitability and bust corporate budgets in the coming years. The woes are further compounded by severe attrition concerns.

To address these issues, CriticalRiver enables customized talent solutions with a new approach to talent management that offers a future-proof solution and powers the next generation of businesses.

We understand the challenges faced by your senior managers in hiring during critical ramp phases for FAB start-ups. We only provide quality, vetted applicants with extensive technical knowledge.

Our Platform Offerings

We at Critical River have moved away from legacy systems to provide a new approach to talent management
that addresses the great uncertainty businesses face today. We help you access talent for new-age technology
and pick from an on-demand pool of experienced professionals.

Managed Engineering Services/COE
  • Onshore, nearshore, and offshore
  • DRC review
  • Hardware verification
Talent On-Demand Contract Resources
Engineering Services:
  • Front-end FAB MFG, back-end assembly, and packaging MFG
  • Quality and reliability engineering, validation (both firmware and software) Engineering, SSD Validation Engineering
  • Design Verification Engineering staffing
Technician Services:
  • Facility: water, gas, electrical, and chemical technicians
  • Technicians for Lab Quality, Lab Support, Process, Rework, and Failure Analysis
Talent Contract to Hire (C2H)
  • Specialized domain expertise
  • Interdisciplinary teams to tackle complex systems
  • Anticipate your specific needs and improve quality

Why CriticalRiver


years of combined semiconductor
industry experience.


years experience in hiring/staffing for manufacturing ramps for facilities in North America & Asia (Japan).


years of experience in hiring/staffing for Quality and Global Engineering Labs in North America and Asia (Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, India).


High-Tech Industry

Energy & Utilities



Our Approach

Set up
recruitment goal

Screen and source candidates from talent pools

Schedule interviews and evaluate skill levels

Monitor recruitment process

Workforce insights and performance management


Days Talent Deployment Turnaround Time


On-Demand Talent Availability


Certified Resources for Niche Skills

Few of our Valued Customers

  • Micron
  • Qualcomm
  • Infineon

Let’s Start Something New

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