Business Unit: Mobility Management
Requisition Number: 240810
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 20%
A System Engineering Manager for our Office Portfolio is both a system/software expert as well as a manager. In this role, you will coordinate day-to-day technical activities and help address issues that arise within the Project Execution (PE) System Engineering (SYS) Office (OF) group to ensure the appropriate technical skills are being developed and departmental, project, and customer needs are satisfied.
You will support the overall team to ensure on time project delivery with the highest quality according to the PE Organization overall System Engineering Management Process (SEMP). This includes, but not limited to, requirement analysis of customer contracts, functional analysis and decomposition resulting in an architecture description. You will also be able to ensure all projects within the office portfolio work against agreed upon baselines and progress to project completion with no technical non-conformance costs.
You will have the technical management leadership experience, but also have a project-oriented mentality to be able to work with schedules, plans and cost.
Architecture/Design knowledge is a must. In this role, you
will be heading up one of our software intensive development areas and will use
your software architecture/design knowledge to mentor and guide staff to the
best solutions possible.
You will also guide system engineering activities, as well as develop technical skills, within the portfolio to confirm project and customer needs are satisfied. You will ensure technical processes, procedures and best practices are established, documented and effectively followed in daily system engineering activities. Comply with all applicable organizational processes (e.g., SEMP) by all Office portfolio projects and engineers. You will use your problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills to ensure effective and efficient team operation, as well as create and execute effective project plans. Collaborate with the Head of Systems Engineering to continuously improve overall system engineering process and report on status of all portfolio projects
You will develop the technical estimate for all Office Portfolio bids in collaboration with the bid team and Business Manager to ensure all projects within the portfolio are aligned with budget and schedules. You will also identify capital needs for the portfolio to support development and maintenance of the overall engineering budget. In addition, you will collaborate with System Managers in Project & Commercial Project Managers (CPM) to understand resource needs and create the overall team resource forecast
Here, you will manage the day-to-day System Managers in Project working on our office solutions (e.g., Back Office Server, ATS, Passenger Announcement and Information System, Dispatching, Movement Planner, etc.). You will also define, monitor and manage team’s performance through organizationally aligned targets as well as their development through technical training, mentoring and coaching. At certain times throughout the fiscal year, you will conduct performance reviews and recommend salary adjustments, progressions and promotions and as needed, coach on processes and engineering skills with new hires and in developmental areas with others, as appropriate.
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
· BS degree in an appropriate engineering or science related field required, MS degree preferred
· A minimum 10 years of experience in the Systems Engineering
· Excellent understanding of System & Software architecture & design processes
· Very good understanding of System & Software Engineering standards (e.g., IEEE-1220, IEEE 15288)
· Excellent communication skills
· Excellent leadership skills
· ~20% travel depending on project and organizational needs