This is an exciting opportunity to join u-blox as a Senior Safety Project Manager, where you will be managing multiple projects, mainly targeting functional safety applications.
u-blox works within a very demanding market, and these projects will be building up key product features for our future growth.
This role will challenge you in technical, commercial and process aspects. You should therefore enjoy challenges and be an excellent communicator at all levels, able to communicate across our multi-site teams with ease.
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. Besides managing the project team, you will help to define the necessary processes based on CMMI and the u-
blox product life-cycle process (PLCP) to achieve high integrity and functional safe products.
Candidates require several years of project management experience in the electronics industry and / or embedded software with a strong background in functional safety wishing to pursue a career in project management in a technically challenging environment.
Plan, steer and monitor activities of the assigned projects against strict deadlines
Run projects according to internal process guidelines according to CMMI and PLCP
Mange and address safety related tasks in the projects requiring it accordance to the ISO26262 standard
Identify project conflicts and help prioritization within portfolio
Be responsible for management of project teams and technical project managers
Be responsible for the planning and coordination of functional safety activities
Effectively communicate on project status whilst prioritizing tasks within the project as required
Implement process changes and assure where needed to improve product quality, functional safety compliance (ISO26262) and development efficiency
Maintain key relationships within the team and lead decision making to ensure quality and delivery of projects
A candidate should meet the majority of the following requirements :
Bachelor / Masters of Science in Electrical or Computer Engineering
Experience in systems requirement management
Experience in a CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration) environment
Experience in functional safety project management
Thorough experience in project management techniques and tools
Skills to understand and manage technical risk and ability to make key decisions based on diverse, and often incomplete or contradicting information
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to support multi-disciplinary teams in their organization, planning, work breakdown and decision making
A strong desire to be involved in cutting edge technology and willingness to learn new technologies and improve knowledge
Excellent communication skills and an ability to interact with senior management
Proven ability to take ownership, lead, monitor and motivate project teams
Willing to travel occasionally
Swiss- or EU-citizen or valid work permit for Switzerland