Senior Technical Delivery Manager at Cubic Corporation in San Diego, California

Posted in Management 7 days ago.

Job Description:

Business Unit:

Cubic Transportation Systems

Company Details:

Cubic offers an opportunity to provide innovative technology for government and commercial customers around the globe, helping to solve their future problems today. We're the leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide, and the leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and thrive in an innovative environment, we want to talk to you about your next role at Cubic! We are seeking employees inspired by technology, and motivated by the rewards of hard work, commitment, teamwork, quality, integrity, and respect. We invite you to explore opportunities with Cubic.

Job Details:

Job Summary: This is a technical project delivery role responsible for leading the engineering team, driving execution, communicating needs and progressing the engineering solutions for large and critical projects and products. The Senior Technical Delivery Manager, acting hand in hand with the Program Manager, is responsible for managing the program's engineering-related tasks, and ensuring that engineering solutions are proposed, implemented and delivered to the agreed scope, budget, and schedule.

This position will be required to provide engineering leadership to development teams, and lead investigation of engineering issues in the field and development laboratories. The role will require familiarity with devices, back office systems (including financial transactions, reconciliation, payment processing, and customer services) and mobile applications. This position works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position will regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making authority.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversees all aspects of the engineering side of programs from design to delivery and deployment.

  • Delivers engineering solutions that meet budget, schedule and agreed scope.

  • Provides engineering leadership for new or ongoing projects with team sizes typically of ten or more engineers.

  • Collaborates with engineers, operations, program management, product management, and other stakeholders to come up with solutions and transitioning from project to operations.

  • Works with project management and schedulers to define and maintain engineering project schedules and plans.

  • Works with project management and financial analysts to define and maintain engineering budgets, and monitor cost and earned value status.

  • Coordinates and aligns multiple scrum teams, and leading a scrum-of-scrums.

  • Leads cross-team collaboration using tools such as Confluence, SharePoint and Slack.

  • Establishes and follows engineering development plans.

  • Defines and solves problems in a persistent and systematic fashion, taking an engineering lead on defect management in accordance with engineering processes and be hands-on with troubleshooting exercises when required.

  • Manages technical presentations, discussions, workshops and gate reviews.

  • Manages the engineering and technical review of documents and work products.

  • Interfaces with customers on engineering requirements, designs, issues, planning and status updates.

  • Enforces proper software and systems design documentation and methodology.

  • Ensures project and development teams are properly appraised of status, schedule and scope.

  • Manages and monitors software development work activities and status using tools such as Jira.

  • Monitors testing and formal requirements sign-off.

  • Supports defect identification and resolution, and monitor test status using tools such as TestRail.

  • Leads process and technology improvement initiatives.

  • Works collaboratively with internal departments, customer representatives, third party suppliers and other stakeholders.

  • Establishes and reviews engineering statements of work and work breakdown structures in conjunction with project plans and schedules.

  • Develops engineering estimates using appropriate methods such as bottom-up and parametric techniques.

  • Monitors/coordinates software integration and software/hardware integration in integration and test/QA environments.

  • Develops plans for supplier software releases based on customer and stakeholder requirements.

  • Follows formal change management processes.

  • Provide reports on engineering and test metrics related to the execution of the project.

  • May mentor and coach more junior TDMs and other engineering team members.

Minimum Job Requirements:

Four-year college degree in Engineering (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related technical discipline) or Business Operations, plus twelve years of related experience. A Masters Degree in Engineering or Business Operations is desired. Experience in creating, analyzing, documenting and testing system and subsystem designs. Mental ability to perform engineering problem solving and analytical tasks. Familiarity with project management principles. Must be able to work under project deadlines and be able to establish and maintain engineering project schedules and cost budgets. Must have strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Must communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form. Requires strong team building and multi-tasking skills. Must be a pro-active leader who is decisive and action-oriented, and can liaise effectively with project teams, project managers and customers (internal and external). Project management qualifications, such as PMI PMP, is desired.

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.

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