u-blox continues to expand its efforts in positioning technology with a focus on building positioning products for safety-
critical applications such as autonomous driving and flight. The is chartered with ensuring that u-blox positioning products not only remain at the forefront of positioning technologies, but also becomes a key player within safety-
critical systems like autonomous vehicles. Our vision is to offer a positioning technology that is so reliable, accurate and easy to integrate that it will become a key player within systems asking for high accuracy, integrity and safety.
Would you like to help us achieve this vision? As the Senior Safety Program Manager you will report to the Head of Program Management.
With the support of the management team of the Positioning Product Center, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the business and program management strategy of the u-
blox new functional safety organization.
This is a unique opportunity to build a new and highly business relevant product activity from the scratch. u-blox works within a very demanding market, and the functional safety projects will be building up key product features for our future growth.
As part of your responsibility and accountabilities, you will have to define the essential processes to achieve functionally safe products and you will help building the team of functional safety specialists (engineers, project manager, product manager) in accordance to the strategy and the processes you develop.
Our projects are multidisciplinary and include silicon, hardware and firmware development and verification activities. You will be responsible for making decisions based on clear justification considering different scenarios including budget-
resource-, technical- & market risk assessment and mitigation.
As the successful candidate you have at least 10 years of project / program management experience in the electronics industry and / or embedded software with a strong background in functional safety product activity.
You have very good business acumen and wish to pursue a career in program management in a technically challenging environment.
If you are looking for a role with a strong business impact and if you would like to apply your proven entrepreneurial skills in a strategic position, then this could be the right fit for you!
The role is located in Thalwil, Switzerland (Zurich). There will be occasional travel.
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