Job Purpose and Mandate :
Synopsys is looking for an adaptable, passionate and resourceful Project Engineering Manager with high standards and a demonstrated track record of success.
A reputation for getting the job done and who is a driven, independent and creative leader committed to achieving high quality results in a team environment.
The position, R&D Engineer, Staff is for a Embedded Memory (EM) (EM) Product Engineering Manager whose mandate is to manage / drive one or multiple EM projects from concept to customer delivery.
Managing a EM product family includes, and may not be limited to, such tasks as representing the product line both internally and externally;
reporting on project status to key customers, working with R&D teams to plan new developments including updates and enhancements to existing products;
scheduling and tracking of schedules across various R&D teams; tracking status of the products within the family; working with the R&D teams to evaluate change requests;
helping to debug technical issues reported by customers and reporting on product family status. This position may also work with Sales, Marketing, Customer Support, and IP Program Management teams in both pre-Sales and post-Sales support.
Personal Qualifications :
Excellent communication skills. Ability to connect and interact with people at all levels, including engineers, managers, exectutives both internally and with Synopsys customers.
Strong leadership. Able to motivate and drive teams to maximum performance and positive project outcomes
Good decision maker. Ability to assess situations and decide, or move teams to decide, on direction both strategic / tactical with technical and schedule implications.
Inspires a shared vision. Effective at empowering people to drive toward completion of project goals
Team and relationship building. Pulls team members together by celebrating individual and team wins , treats everyone farily.
Ensures high level of cross functional team participation
Cool under pressure. Keeps calm at all times and is consistently grounded, focused on team outcomes
Good negotiation skills. When conflicts arise due to differences in opinion, willingness to settle the issue while maintaining harmony in the team
Empathetic. Understanding the needs of the project, team and project stakeholders
Quick learner with that ability to ramp up on new tools and processes in a fast paced environment
Requires a degree in Engineering or Applied Science (or equivalent) and 8+ years working experience in a related field
Previous experience communicating with and managing customer expectations
Previous experience implementing or supporting Embedded Memory preferred and / or experience in a semi-conductor environment
Previous program or project management experience. Ability to use and or knowledge of standard project management tools
Project Engineering Management