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G-TECH Services, Inc. Project Leader in Dearborn, Michigan

Job Description

  • Develop and execute global implementation / deployment plans and milestones for the embedded modem and features across multiple vehicle programs through coordination with Connected Vehicle Systems Engineering, Connected Vehicle Feature Owners, Electrical and Electronics Systems Engineering, Vehicle Program teams, Marketing, Global Product Planning and Strategy, IT development teams, our client Customer Service Division, Vehicle Operations, PMO(s), Vendors and X-functional business customers Perform systems integration analysis for all EESE-CS features globally, while partnering with Program/ Release / Project / Product Managers and Functional Leads on release timing requirements and constraints for SYNC and embedded modem features rollout

  • Manage and provide leadership and oversight to a team of project managers to ensure program/project management processes and release governance processes are properly established and consistently followed

  • Establish Program Management processes for EESE-Connected Services; ensure that the right processes, tools, resources, and techniques are available to execute goals and deliver business value

  • Ensure release governance processes are properly established and followed

  • Lead the program team through Gate reviews to ensure all criteria for passing gates are complete

  • Chunk program into sub-components (i.e., releases/projects) to deliver identified business functionality and ensure linkage to CTQs and make recommendations

  • Actively manage and communicate program status, issues, and risks to respective program stakeholders and sponsors

  • Provide leadership and facilitate the work of cross-functional program teams thru regular meetings, agenda and status reports

Skills Required

  • Technical experience especially in the areas of Business Analysis, Testing and / or Program Management

  • Strong communications skills with the ability to effectively liaison between the multiple cross-functional managers including the individual product managers, and suppliers to ensure that requirements reflect the need of the business and that the design supports scalability/quality

  • Extensive experience managing multiple concurrent large enterprise programs requiring extensive x-functional integration

  • Proven experience managing scope, schedule, quality, human resource, communications, issues, and risk management

  • Strong analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills; team-oriented

  • Maturity in dealing with all levels of business and technical teams including Directors and Senior Management

  • Strong written and oral skills - able to clearly convey complex blends of business and technical matters to a range of audiences

  • Effective time management and prioritization skills

  • Ability to construct quality work plans and deliverables from minimal definitions and to work on multiple assignments simultaneously

  • Creative in quickly developing approaches to problems and recommending actions to management. Includes implementation of suggested recommendations

  • Self-starter and highly motivated; Uses sound business judgment and exhibits leadership qualities

Skills Preferred

  • Broad understanding of embedded modem architecture components and development milestones

  • Vehicle CAN signal analysis milestones, antenna, and packaging design

  • Development milestones, cloud connectivity, and integration milestones

  • Backend enterprise systems integration milestones and mobile applications integration to cloud-car-backend IT milestones to develop x-functional program level gives/gets and project planning

Experience Required

  • 10+ years managing large enterprise programs

Experience Preferred

  • Thorough understanding of GPDS and QPIP11C methodologies for engineering design and development

  • Thorough understanding of SDM, Unified and Agile methodologies for IT/ Cloud design and development

  • Knowledge and experience with systems engineering fundamentals and quality/reliability methods including FMEAs and DVP&Rs, both in-vehicle and off-vehicle systems

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s degree

Education Preferred

  • MS or MBA

Category Program Management

Function Engineering

Req ID JN -102019-112807

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