Senior Manager, Embedded Software

Sierra Wireless   •  

Richmond, BC

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 164 days ago

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Embedded Software Functional Manager:

  • Provide leadership to, and be responsible for, the day-to-day activities of your team
  • Establish processes and procedures related to the software development lifecycle
  • Ensure your team understands and follows established procedures
  • Regularly review the output of your team to ensure accuracy and maintain an awareness of team members’ strengths and areas for improvement
  • In the role of a technical leader, provide technical guidance to team members as required
  • Ensure the team works together harmoniously and take appropriate action to resolve conflicts with minimum disruption to the team
  • Motivate and encourage team members to produce excellent results
  • Maintain a focus on continuous quality improvements and ways to reduce costs

Interact with counterparts and peers within and outside the business unit, including teams in the following areas:

  • Development and test
  • Hardware
  • Project management
  • Product management
  • Senior management within the business unit
  • Maintain an awareness of current project status and timelines and provide regular reports.

Required Education, Experience & Competencies

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science
  • 5 - 10 years' experience in embedded software development
  • 3 - 5+ years' experience in the role of either team lead or software development manager
  • 5+ years' experience in embedded software development using Linux
  • Proficiency in software development life cycles (SDLC) such as Waterfall and Agile
  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous priorities either directly or through delegation
  • Ability to work independently and take ownership of tasks through to completion
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills

Desired Education, Experience & Competencies

  • Proficient in the use of project management tools such as Microsoft Excel and Project
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with cellular radio technologies, particularly with Qualcomm products and tools
  • Proficiency in C and C++
  • Experience with CMAKE
  • Experience with JIRA and other Atlassian tools preferred
  • Experience with static code analysis tools.