This position is responsible for the technical success of the project output within the constraints of the allocated budget and schedule. This role specifically is technical management and coordination of engineering to achieve compliance with customer technical requirements in the field of AC and DC Power Conversion and protection.
Drive good development processes and engineering practices
Lead detailed technical WBS definition, cost, and technical schedule creation
Manage day to day technical aspects of the project, including cross-functional decision making, task/schedule management, issue resolution/escalation, communication, requirements management, and risk management activities. Activities overseen include software, digital, electrical power, mechanical, configuration management, and systems engineering.
Conduct design reviews to ensure that product elements meet requirements (e.g., SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, SVR, peer reviews)
Lead definition of technical development plans (e.g., HW Development Plan, SW Development Plan, Integration Test Plan)
Lead development of the Technical Risk Register
Lead efforts for unit testing, integration testing, verification testing, and pre-production (qualification) testing.
Lead efforts for defect tracking and correction
Work with functional management to obtain and manage proper engineering staffing
Manage engineering budget and evaluate engineering Estimate to Complete. Identify to the Program Manager any cost growth and reasons for growth.
Coordinate hand off to Operations and Field Support efforts (in/out of house).
Support technical efforts for customer upgrade requests and issue management for released products.
Bachelor's Degree (Engineering or technical degree preferred) and minimum 4 years of prior related technical experience. Or Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.
At least 2 years of project, technical or program leadership.
Specific experience in electronic power conversion equipment development preferred.
Broad based technical knowledge and experience in order to understand and evaluate design and development activity across the engineering functions. Preferred emphasis in Electrical Power Conversion Engineering and Systems Engineering experience highly desired.
Ability to analyze the assigned project, break down work into functional disciplines and plan out a means for the work to be accomplished.
Familiarity with the military/defense contracting environment.
Outstanding written communication skills.
Strong verbal communication skills for internal and customer presentations.
Experience in leading integrated product teams.
Strong practical organization, facilitation and arbitration skills.
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.