Custom Products Project Lead at Motorola Solutions
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At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.
Department OverviewOur Applied Technology organization puts some of Motorola Solutions' brightest minds on unique, highly challenging projects. Based on decades of experience with our customers, we apply leading-edge technologies to support security and safety throughout the world. We engineer our products from start to finish and manufacture them in-house. We're known for low volume and high capability with focused specialization in areas including software-defined radios, advanced antenna solutions, cybersecurity, and more. We can't tell you much more about what we do, but we can tell you it's amazing.
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.
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 is preferred. Occasional domestic travel is required.
Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contract. Some contracts may have higher-level clearance requirements.
- Previous management experience
- Experience in wireless communications technologies
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Bachelors (BS) degree in engineering
- 7+ years of engineering experience
- Must be a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain necessary security clearance as required by government contracts. Some contracts may have higher-level clearance requirements.
Referral Payment PlanYes
Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.