• Manager, OEM Platforms

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    # 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.


    Position Overview:


    Avigilon is looking to hire a dynamic leader for the OEM platforms team. This high performance team is responsible for working with third parties in the development of our Network Video Recorders and video appliances. Your responsibilities will include defining the products that we will be including on our roadmap, helping to select and manage our OEM/ODM partners as well as managing and growing the team. Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Product Development, this role holds a key leadership position within the company. The successful candidate will be a results oriented professional who continually strives for excellence. Energetic, enthusiastic, and exuding a positive “can-do” attitude, the successful candidate must have strong analytical, product development, organizational and technical skills and will pay particular attention to details.



    • Lead an innovative, fast moving development organization that is focused on working with third party partners, in an OEM or ODM, capacity to deliver Network Video Recorders and video appliances
    • Contribute to the creation of, and execute on, the product roadmap
    • Drive for continuous improvement of the development process, looking to improve efficiency where ever possible
    • Lead efforts for product delivery ensuring that project scope, budget, and time schedules are met
    • Develop a good working relationship with our OEM and ODM partners
    • Help in the selection and qualification of new partners
    • Manage resource requirements for the team – ability to scale the team as required
    • Contribute to our culture of excellence, ensuring a positive work environment, allowing the department to be creative, innovative and committed to delivering excellent products
    • Measure our team success based on end results and deliverables. Recognize and reward individuals' performance based on end results and deliverables, and not just on effort
    • Ensure that teams continue to have a high level of accountability – keep yourself accountable to doing everything possible to help the team achieve its goals
    • People Management – lead by example; coach your staff; provide them timely feedback, performance assessments, objective setting and career development plan; recruiting and hiring; and disciplinary action as required
    • Leadership – communicate and collaborate effectively within product development and with peers across Avigilon on our objectives, strategic direction, roadmap, project deliverables & details, schedules, and milestones


    • Minimum 5 years of experience leading high performing development teams
    • Proven track record in bringing high volume products to market
    • Good understanding of Intel based servers and appliances
    • Experience working with Off Shore hardware partners
    • Able to think beyond area of control/domain to do what is right for Avigilon
    • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
    • Positive outlook; hard charging, passionate and energetic
    • Strong leadership skills, leading by example, driving employee commitment through actions, empowering employees to reach their full potential
    • Strong critical thinking skills, planning, problem solving and interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to delegate tasks to others and to oversee and manage to completion
    • Exhibit integrity and clearly set expectations for integrity in others
    • Be able and willing to travel from time to time to USA, China, Taiwan and rest of the world
    • Able to work at, or re-locate to, the Vancouver global head office location

    Preference will be given to candidates with the following experience:

    • Security industry experience
    • Experience with Video Recording
    • Experience with DFMA

    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.


    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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