Common Architecture and Technology (CAT) Engineering Team is searching for a PROJECT MANAGER focused on our newly created Common Data Services software development project. Our mission is to build a platform of toolkits to allow adopters efficient and secure access to data services that include first and foremost RA EtherNet/IP, also our legacy Factory Talk Live Data as well as open standards (e.g., OPC UA/DA, MQTT, etc.) and even communication standards from our competitors.
In accordance with generally accepted engineering principles, the Project Manager role coordinates and manages various development projects through all phases of the development lifecycle including initiation, planning, execution, release and closing. The Project Manager will manage stakeholder communications, project requirements, work breakdown, development engineering, testing and release.
Project management responsibilities include scheduling and planning across multiple functional areas, coordinating internal and external development and test resources and working with resource managers and other project managers to insure proper staffing, project alignment and integration. The Project Manager will own the project responsibility for the definition and clear communication of project priorities, delivery of project expectations, and identifying and mitigating issues and risks among a cross-functional project team, all while representing the best interest of the business unit.
The Project Manager role may, at times, assist in the development of business and marketing strategies optimizing the performance of new and existing product lines to achieve business objectives. This requires the project manager to maintain an understanding of the BU's business practices (program management, portfolio plans, strategy, etc.) and provide input to program management, product management and the engineering organizations regarding technical staff coordination, resource allocation, performance feedback and development planning.
Project teams may consist of resources in global facilities. Cooperation with other PMs managing teams contributing to the same project will be part of the job. Working with an international team may be required on some projects. Also, some travel, including both domestic and international travel, may be required to meet with team members and facilitate project progress.
Project Manager will report to the Manager Common Architecture and Technology R&D, Cleveland Campus with dotted line to the CDS Program Manager in Prague Campus and will be part of an existing PMO structure .
Provide project management of internal and external product development projects with minimal direction. Responsible for planning, scheduling, cost forecasting, monitoring and control and reporting on all aspects of assigned projects.
Coordinates the requirements. Develops project implementation schedules and work breakdown structures. Manages the project costs. Identifies, manages, and mitigates project risks, resulting in proactive contingency planning as required. Manages project documentation. Facilitates the development team. Is responsible for the acquisition of product resources, capital equipment and direct expense items and services. Supports the development of team members. Uses project management techniques, project management tools and established standards to ensure project deliverables are met.
Legal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.
Bachelor of Science Degree in an Engineering discipline, Computer Science, or equivalent experience (MS and/or MBA desirable)
5+ years of experience in product or application development.
5+ years of experience in a project management or project leadership role
Knowledge of both Waterfall and Agile software development methodologies, (such as Kanban and Scrum is required), knowledge of scaled agile methodologies (such as SAFe) is a plus
Proven ability to lead multiple teams, partner with management and lead indirect resources.
Demonstrated experience in leading project development efforts.
Demonstrated experience in project planning, execution, risk management
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of RA production line and general understanding of modern industrial automation is a plus
Knowledge of Jira, Jama and similar tools
Knowledge of modern software CI/CD practices
Experience with use of open-source software
Similar industry experience such as technical knowledge in industrial controls, new product design, hardware/software, product testing, manufacturing and/or continuation & product life-cycle engineering, is a plus.
Advanced training or certifications in PMI/PMP, Lean Six Sigma, Business Administration, Management, Operations or Project Engineering is desirable.
This position is part of a job family. Experience will be the determining factor for position level and compensation.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability and veterans.
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