• Project Manager, Hardware

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
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    # Positions
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    At Avigilon we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.


    Founded in 2004 in Vancouver, Avigilon has been a driving force behind the security industry’s AI evolution and has continuously been a company that stands for innovation and growth. At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact of the safety of people and businesses globally.


    Avigilon’s Engineering Project Management Team has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to work on the delivery of key products from the company roadmap. Working with an energetic, highly skilled and diverse team within engineering and across several business functions, the Project Manager will be responsible for early scoping, planning, innovation, execution, control and closeout of several medium-size projects. Projects are designed and delivered in a fast-paced, and highly collaborative environment, where customer satisfaction and time to market are key success factors.


    Duties vary depending on the nature of projects but will most often include:


    • Create complete project schedule and planning documents including, but not limited to effort estimates, resource requirements and capital costs
    • Project execution according to the approved project plan and schedule
    • Actively monitor project progress, track outstanding issues and risks and their mitigation plans, follow up on action items and provide timely project status updates
    • Actively manage and support cross-departmental project teams and technical leaders, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality deliverables
    • Work with manufacturing teams to plan and coordinate prototype production
    • Work with other Hardware, Firmware, and Software project managers to coordinate project dependencies across teams
    • Liaise with 3rd party vendors and suppliers as appropriate
    • Maintenance of project documentation over the life of the project
    • Evolution of project management processes to ensure an efficient project lifecycle




    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Computer Engineering
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a hardware project or program management role
    • A solid understanding of NPI projects and Product Lifecycle Management
    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certificate is considered a plus


    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


    • Background in hardware (mechanical, electrical, firmware) design development
    • Ability to plan and work in a fast paced environment with competing priorities, tight deadlines and diverse stakeholders
    • Experience developing formal project deliverables including reports, charts, status updates, executive summaries and presentations
    • Understanding of software development and dependencies in relation to hardware delivery
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to deliver presentations and concise updates to project sponsors and senior management 
    • Proficient use of engineering change management tools such as Agile PLM is considered a plus
    • Proficient use of issue tracking and wiki based tools where familiarity with Atlassian tools is considered a plus


    Perks and Benefits:


    As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, and medical insurance while travelling. You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email careers@avigilon.com.

    We believe that diversity spawns innovation – the more diverse our employees are, the more ideas and talents we have to excel as a leader in the technology sector. If you would like to be part of a dynamic team of people who are ambitious, focused, and hardworking then we look forward to meeting you!


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