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Senior Engineering Project Manager

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Engineering/IT/Security/Software Development
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190000AU Requisition #

Senior Engineering Project Manager                            REQ#  190000AU

 
Position Overview: 

Responsible for teaming with Marketing Product Management to define and deliver innovative new products to the market.  Will independently manage large-scale engineering projects or multiple interconnected engineering projects.  Provide technical project leadership of a multi-disciplined engineering team.  Ensure that high quality products are developed on schedule and within budget.

 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects, and usher them through the entire lifecycle
  • Team with marketing, both on the business and technical front, to specify and develop cost effective and differentiated products.
  • Lead the creation of engineering specifications and contribute to the creation of marketing specifications. Provide decisive and effective technical leadership for product development.
  • Develop and execute project work plans, incorporating revisions as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Ensure information flow in cross-functional matrix teams as appropriate to facilitate work flow, reduce cycle time and deliver world class quality.
  • Leverage past experience and strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with marketing, engineering, quality, service, and operations.
  • Effectively apply our phase-gate methodology and enforce project standards. 
  • Drive development teams to consistently improve cycle time and time to market.  Accountable for completion of projects to meet market windows of opportunity.
  • Provide decisive and effective technical leadership for product development.
  • Minimize schedule and technical risk by foreseeing and addressing obstacles proactively and aggressively.
  • Lead timely and efficient product development by understanding the relationships and tradeoffs between the various product subsystems and engineering disciplines and leading creative product solutions.
  • Participate in system and components development process by identifying potential weak points.  Lead solutions development using engineering judgment, input from experts, and involvement of suppliers and/or other systems partners as appropriate.
  • Lead process improvement in the area of product development, resulting in time-to-market improvements and cost savings.
  • Participate and present in department and senior executive level meetings to convey the status of the engineering project(s) under your direction.
 

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience directing large project teams with additional 5+ years of engineering design experience
  • Experience managing project with cross-functional engineering teams (Mechanical, Software, Electrical, Firmware, Materials, etc.)
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally up to 10% of time.
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in engineering or business
  • Exceptional technologist with ability to quickly distill relevance.
  • Track record of delivering innovative products to market.
  • Strong desire for personal advancement.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, risk assessment, and negotiation skills
  • Experience debugging tough technical issues that cross boundaries between hardware, firmware, software, and materials teams
  • Strong situational leadership instincts and abilities.
  • Technical experience in systems engineering, control systems, embedded systems, laser marking, printing technologies, smart cards, cloud-based architectures, and/or IoT (Internet of Things).
  • Ability to work well and productively within a team, always projecting a positive outlook in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Demonstrated success in leading teams that embrace innovation, initiative, and continuous improvements in the development of complex products/systems
  • Excellent project management, time management, and organizational skills, demonstrated in a matrix organization
  • Ability to anticipate roadblocks, diagnose problems, and generate effective solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of an organization.
 
About Entrust Datacard
 
Our growing company relies on curious, dedicated and innovative colleagues to anticipate the future and provide solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure world. Entrust Datacard technologies and expertise help government agencies, enterprises and financial institutions in more than 150 countries serve and safeguard citizens, employees and consumers. Each year, our solutions secure billions of transactions — and every day, our technologies issue and manage more than 10 million secure identities. How do we do all of this? Together.
Join us. Together we’ll create solutions for a more connected, mobile and secure life.
For more information, visit www.entrustdatacard.com. Follow us on Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
 
 
Entrust Datacard Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
 
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