Software Development Engineer, Principle at Schneider Electric USA, Inc in Foxboro, Massachusetts

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives.Our 13 5 ,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment .

Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.

What do you get to do in this position?

The Process Automation, Distributed Control System product management team is looking for a visionary individual who will shape and define our future software offerings. As a self-driven technologist who can think outside of the box, you will be working with and motivating product marketing, development and test, manufacturing, global customer support and training teams to deliver valuable products meeting customer needs at an aggressive cost point.

Previous experience in technical management, firmware/software development, technical sales or product marketing as well as a good understanding of distributed control solutions as applied to the automation market will help drive your success.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Convert high level business opportunity, provided by the Offer Management team, into a prioritized list of features detailing the specific requirements for the products being developed
  • Evaluate potential solutions with a recommendation based upon QCDI (Quality, Cost, Delivery and Innovation)
  • Ensure that the form, fit, function of the product meets the market and business need
  • Manage release roadmaps to optimize development resources, anticipate 3 rd party lifecycles, and minimize impact to customer adoption
  • Work with the Development team to identify sprint deliverables to optimize the development plan
  • Create detailed feature acceptance criteria with documented demonstration requirements to ensure you get what you defined
  • Manage stakeholder teams (internal and external customers) to assist in the definition and evaluation if features
  • Create and deliver presentations and demonstrations of pre-released products to customers during hosted beta sessions.
  • Evaluate and manage pre-release sales requests
  • Support training of sales and field teams
  • Evaluate Product Enhancement Requests from customers for future inclusion into our product line

    Education Required:

    • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in an engineering discipline.

    Technical Experience and Knowledge Required:

    • A demonstrable track record of success in a similar job role, where product development is market/OEM driven
    • In depth knowledge of process automation systems and their application within customer organizations
    • Embedded I/O Systems experience
    • The ability to work together with Marketing to establish a vision and roadmap for our future products, thinking laterally to understand how technologies in other industries can be adapted and applied to the development of new products
    • Experience in IP generation

    Performance Skills Required:

    • Ability to think strategically and promote a product vision
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with remote and virtual teams
    • Execution skills: the ability to motivate collaboration across non-reporting peer teams to deliver on company goals and projects on time and within budget
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail: planning, monitoring and control
    • Analytical skills and solution focus, judgment, decisiveness and initiative
    • To assist in successfully executing your programs, you should have an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Team Foundation Server (TFS).

    Schneider Electric offers a robust benefits package to support our employees such as flexible work arrangements, paid family leave,401(k) match, and more. Click here to find out more about working with us: .

    We seek out and reward people for putting the customer first, being disruptive to the status quo, embracing different perspectives, continuously learning, and acting like owners. We're recognized around the world for welcoming people as they are. We create an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric.

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