Engineering Project Lead - CUstom Products - 566BR

Location: Plantation, FL
Date Posted: 06-20-2017
566BR – Engineering Project Lead – Custom Products
Location:                      Plantation, FL
Employment Type:    Experienced - Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contracts
Travel:                         <10%
Education:                  Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline
 
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KEY SKILLS/EXPERIENCE (MUST HAVE)
1.      5+ years of engineering experience including experience managing people OR leading a project
2.      Must have hardware and embedded software skills/knowledge
3.      Leadership role, you will manage multiple projects valued in the $500k to $5M range
4.      Must have a high-level knowledge of design principles for both hardware and software engineering
5.      Strong technical background in wireless communication technologies
 
Motorola Solutions Overview
On any given day, every moment matters to someone, somewhere. And every moment, Motorola Solutions' innovations, products, and services play essential roles in people's lives.
We help firefighters see around buildings and police officers see around street corners. We keep utility workers connected and visible to each other with real-time voice and data communication across the smart grid. And we provide the situational awareness first responders need when a moment brings catastrophe.
We do this by connecting them to seamless communication networks, applications and services, by providing them with real-time information, and by arming them with intuitive, nearly indestructible radios and devices.
Motorola Solutions, Inc is reinventing itself to provide smart work group communication solutions by investing in building an enterprise ecosystem for public safety and other vertical markets. As part of this transformation, Motorola Solutions has developed an innovation hub in downtown Chicago to ideate, design, develop and quickly deploy an ecosystem that brings critical information to users in many important markets. We are looking for top professionals to help realize that vision.
We help people be their best in the moments that matter. This is our purpose.
 
JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Department Description
Applied Technology is a prototyping center within Motorola Solutions. We specialize in proof-of-concept and low-volume advanced communications products for government and industry customers. Our customer-centric, team-based environment provides an excellent growth opportunity for engineers and developers in enterprise markets where innovation is the primary focus.
Job Description
In this leadership role, you will manage multiple projects valued in the $500k to $5M range. You will coordinate a mix of engineering development and small-scale production activities in the area of custom products. Your main tasks will be as the point-of-contact for customers and the leader of day-to-day activities of small (1-10 person), multi-disciplinary project teams, including both junior and senior level engineers. You will take projects through the entire life cycle from project conception and proposal through design and production utilizing existing process methodologies. You will be responsible for coordinating with both internal and external groups to meet the cost, schedule and technical goals of the program while managing risk and motivating the team. Due to the technical nature of this work, the ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in wireless communication technologies. In addition to project tasks, you will be expected to contribute to the growth of the organization via interaction with senior management, peers and subordinates. This will include managing and completing performance reviews for project team members. As a leader in a growing department you will also be expected to participate in department growth and process improvement activities.
Basic Requirements
Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline

Experience in wireless communications technologies

5+ years of engineering experience including experience managing people OR leading a project
In this position you will need high-level knowledge of design principles for both hardware and software engineering. As the project lead, you will have ultimate technical decision-making control during the development of cutting edge products. The ability to analyze and evaluate technical trade-offs, while also considering the impacts to cost and schedule, is essential. 

You will lead your project teams via daily interactions, weekly meetings, and monthly customer reviews. You must possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills as well 
as strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience in project management. Occasional domestic travel is required.

Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by 
government contracts. Some contracts may have higher-level clearance requirements.
 
 
 
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