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Solutions Engineering Manager
North York, ON
Hot New Opportunity!! We are searching for a Data Communication System (DCS) Solution Engineering Manager (SEM) (9 Month Contract w/t possibility of extension) who will be responsible for the defining and delivering the strategy, plan and implementation of the overall Engineering Solution for the Project and platform. Duties will also include: Defining the System development life cycle and defining the process, practices and tools applicable to the project based on the Business line or Domain reference system and tailored based on specific constraints. Writing and maintaining the SEMP (Solution Engineering Management Plan), organize co-engineering and approving the lower level solution elements engineering plans. Writing and/or approving plans that flow down to subcontractors and partners within the framework of the engineering work-packages and procurement. Directing and providing overall technical and engineering leadership to the team assigned to the project to deliver the Engineering solution to time, cost and quality. This will be done through the accurate measurement of progress on the project using the proper Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). Managing Risks and Opportunities (in collaboration with Project Design Authority – PDA) for all engineering activities. Ensuring that the Engineering Processes, practices and tools are applied correctly and appropriately on the bid or project to company, legislative, regulatory and international standards, as defined in the associate bid/project plans Leading the interfacing with the Engineering teams of other projects, product and platforms; and other external Engineering parties to ensure that the integration and migration of the overall Engineering solution within its infrastructure and associated projects is achieved Ensuring that the Bid / Projects Design and other Technical Certification is coordinated, complete and consistent with the delivered and installed base and can be provided for Business approval and delivery to the customer; Supporting the Project / Programme Director in the management of change, variation, risk and opportunity, recovery and acceleration as it affects the delivery of the Engineering solution. Overseeing the development of cost and time estimates for project activities to meet business and customer objectives. Ensuring that any Corrective Actions and Observations related to the engineering delivery and solution are closed in a timely and complete manner. Defining the Engineering skills needed for the bid/project and working with the Engineering Functional Teams to ensure that the Projects engineering team are competent, mobilized and released in a timely and planned manner. Contributing to the Quality Assurance activities by ensuring visibility on the engineering work packages. Key Skills and Qualifications: B.A.Sc. in Information Technology, network technology, Computer Science, Computer Architecture, Systems Engineering or equivalent Knowledge of Network communication Protocols/standards, Network infrastructure (Active Directory, LANs, WANs, and VPNs etc.) and related latest technologies. 5+ Years of Strong hands-on knowledge of development lifecycle (i.e. waterfall, incremental, iterative, agile) Ability to learn quickly and work in a dynamic environment with capability of running parallel tasks with a pro-active attitude. Strong technical English language writing skills; Clear communicator with strong presentation and analytical skills. Proven organization skills relevant to achieving effective project management Proof of leading multidisciplinary engineering teams Proven customer communication / technical Management skills People Management leadership and experience with Work package management. Great to have: System level signaling project delivery exposure Exposure to safety critical programmes that deliver complex software and hardware systems will be an asset CCDA, CCNP, and/or PMP will be an asset Experience with specification-driven hardware and software systems design and associated tools i.e. DOORs
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