Manager, Engineering

Engineering Kanata, Canada


Description

Position at Wind River

Wind River 

In a world increasingly driven by software innovation, Wind River is pioneering the technologies to accelerate the digital transformations of our customers with a new generation of Mission Critical AI Systems, in a world with the most exacting standards for safety, security, performance, and reliability. Success will be determined by our ability to innovate with velocity and deliver at the solutions level. 

Wind River’s impact spans critical infrastructure domains such as Telecommunications, including 5G; Industrial (automation, sustainable energy, robotics, mining); Connected Healthcare and Medical Devices; Automotive (connected and self-driving vehicles); and, Aerospace & Defense.  We were recognized by VDC Research in July 2020 as #1 in Edge Compute OS Platforms, overtaking Microsoft as the overall commercial leader.  Wind River regularly wins industry recognitions for excellence in IoT security, cloud and edge computing, as well as 8 consecutive years as a “Top Workplace.”  If you’re passionate about amplifying your impact on the world in a caring, respectful culture that is based on growth mindset, diversity, inclusion and customer focused, come join us and help lead the way into the future of the intelligent edge! 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY 

You will have the opportunity to lead and manage a team of Linux engineers responsible for the development of Linux automotive infotainment solutions. 

Interface & Collaboration 

  • A team of like-minded development and program managers to coordinate the work, ensuring on-time delivery of projects and products 
  • Regular interfacing with other teams such as QA, Test, Engineering Operations, and Product Marketing 
  • This position will report to the Senior Director, Engineering 

Responsibilities 

  • Managing a team of Linux developers contributing to ongoing releases of Wind River Linux-based Device Software including career planning, goal setting, performance assessment, coaching, performance improvement, compensation, conflict resolution, and other people management tasks 
  • Working with a team of other development and program managers to coordinate work and assure delivery of projects and products 
  • Process development and implementation for the direct team and department. 
  • Contributing to budget allocation and monitoring 
  • Interfacing to various other parts of the company such as QA, Test, Engineering Operations, and Product Marketing 

ABOUT YOU 

Core Competencies & Demonstrated Success 

  • Development engineering management skills as demonstrated by experience in planning and leading multiple engineering projects using modern project management techniques; building and motivating a development team to accomplish progressively aggressive goals; and superior skills in diagnosing and solving typical development issues. 
  • Personal skills such as: time planning and organization; nimbleness; verbal and written communications; effectiveness as a team member; enthusiastic leadership; personal drive, energy, resourcefulness, and perseverance; integrity; adaptability to new and uncertain environments; a desire to improve practices and processes; and enthusiastic leadership. 
  • Ability to be an effective member of a team of managers including: a drive to accomplish the collective goals of the team; the ability to fairly and effectively negotiate; and an attitude that puts the good of the team ahead of one's individual needs when required. 
  • Experience in people management including career planning; performance assessments; performance improvement; setting and evaluating goals; compensation; and general care of development engineers. 
  • Experience delivering product in an agile and CI/CD environment 

Qualifications 

  • 7-9+ years of relevant software development experience. Experience in Linux as a device software operating system an asset. 
  • 5+ years people/project management as part of a larger team with interdependent responsibilities in an engineering environment. 
  • Relevant technical BS degree. 
  • Business/management degree or coursework desirable.  (Experience can substitute) 

 

Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status. 

 

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Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.