Program Engineering Job Description

Program Engineering Job Description

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Program engineering provides engineering input and oversight of plant / facility protection programs including regular inspection of buildings, fire protection systems, and security equipment.

Program Engineering Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Primary Interface with Engineering Manager at OPG Darlington NGS
Collaborating with Product Management and Engineering Management to align project needs and goals, and to communicate progress and changes
Making frequent assessments of project progress and directing multi-disciplined engineering teams assigned to each project, driving them to successful and on-time completion
Challenge yourself where every assignment has a new set of business challenges that require you to have a wide range of experience within a variety of engineering roles from the very foundation of your career
Participate in Technical Training courses and projects that will help you to enhance your engineering core competencies
Work closely with the Hardware Engineering Program Manager and Product Manager to coordinate critical cross-functional work and convergence dates
Run weekly program team meetings
Provide updates to management and other stakeholders on project status
Manage activities of supporting project teams and internal development partners
Communicate program progress, escalations, and issue analysis to product stakeholders

Program Engineering Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Program Engineering

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, DFSS, CAPM, CSM

Education for Program Engineering

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the program engineering job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Computer Science, Management, Business, Science, Computer Sciences, Business/Management, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Skills for Program Engineering

Desired skills for program engineering include:

Programming to test new systems functionality
ADA requirements
Composition of Home Owner Association documents
Concepts
Either Housekeeping
Engineering
Fire codes and fire protection
GD&T
Guest Services
Power

Desired experience for program engineering includes:

Must possess a Master of Science degree and/or a Ph.D
You must also have the unrestricted and indefinite right to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
Ability to accurately assess program performance & progress and report out to all management levels
Server productexperience is preferred
Proven ability to work with very senior technical individuals and teams
Proven and extensive experience working with regions and organizations outside of the US

Program Engineering Examples

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Program Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of program engineering. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for program engineering
  • Facilitate effective communications with project team, support team and management
  • Assessing the impact of larger requests and managing the process to evaluate cost/benefit, relevance to existing standards, safety regulations, to drive decisions on acceptance/rejection
  • Identify risks and create contingency plans
  • Facilitate the scoping of projects and overall execution plan
  • Direct and coordinate the activities of core program personnel to ensure projects progress on schedule and within budget while meeting established cost reduction goals
  • Confer with project personnel to identify and mitigate project risk
  • Document relevant information pertaining to the projects such as requirements, objectives, scope changes, milestones and meeting minutes
  • Working with Management and Customer stakeholders to define each project’s requirements, resources, and schedule (the “Plan of Record”)
  • Coordinates with scrum teams in a waterfall and Agile environment to maintain a project plan aligned with Eaton stage gate product development process
  • Define project scope, cost, schedule and deliver on commitments
Qualifications for program engineering
  • Catalyst of change
  • Proven ability to develop strategic relationships with education customers and industry partners
  • Leadership experience in focus area required (see External JD for focus)
  • Game industry experience not required but a plus
  • University level degree in business management or similar
  • Ability to provide leadership in a team environment to meet aggressive goals and pre-defined metrics requirements
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Program Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a program engineering. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for program engineering
  • Liaison between engineering, finance, transmission and distribution operations to maximize efficiency of capital budgeting process
  • Basic understanding of engineering disciplines
  • Coordinating software feature integration schedules for NX-OS releases
  • Liaising between development and QA teams to achieve stable builds every week
  • Providing weekly status reports to the management team on progress towards FCS
  • Coordinating code-merges between branches
  • Working with documentation teams to prepare Release Notes for each release
  • Define tooling requirements and process improvements to make the SDLC smoother and more efficient
  • Create and maintain a realistic software development schedule for a complex consumer electronics payment product
  • Continuously track and prioritize defects, relative to ongoing feature development
Qualifications for program engineering
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile SCRUM methodology as a SCRUM master
  • Demonstrated experience with working with open source program management
  • Must have a high bar for quality
  • Technology certification is a plus (CISSP, CEH, nCSE
  • Demonstrated experience should include capability to lead project development from inception to deployment, expertise in the management and control of funds and resources using complex reporting mechanisms, and demonstrated capability in managing multiple tasks of various types and complexity
  • Demonstrated experience should include the management of software, hardware, and providing technical direction of multiple complex projects to project personnel, and demonstrating responsibility for all aspects of performance and the overall direction of all project activities and personnel
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program engineering. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for program engineering
  • Commercial support as an engineering (or PM) point of view​
  • The potential candidate would interface across all levels, including executives, within the BU and collaborate with Marketing, Engineering, Finance, Documentation, Training, CA, and Manufacturing teams
  • The Engineering Program Manager would ensure that effective processes are in place and functioning to achieve the end goals of the program, while also driving towards continuous improvement
  • Work with engineering teams to identify the steps required to deliver complex solutions with quality
  • Management of annual and long range capital investment portfolio planning process
  • Management of Capital Project Approval Process
  • Identification and implementation of process improvement initiatives related to capital budgeting
  • Support for the development of capital programs to improve system reliability
  • Leadership of teams responsible for key regulatory filings related to capital program
  • Manage vendor relationships and performance (Material Handling, Storage)
Qualifications for program engineering
  • Must never be satisfied with the status quo, always focused on continuous process improvement and new technology insertions
  • Ability to think operationally, always asking the “Who, What, When, Where, Why and How” from an end-user perspective about any device or system
  • Full lifecycle experience, starting at the "beginning" from 1) mission specific, applied research
  • Focus on customer and team success
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, at various stages of maturity
  • BS degree in an engineering or science discipline (B.E./M.E
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Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program engineering. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for program engineering
  • Works with the NPI Manager to develop short and long term plans for current and new programs
  • In conjunction with NPI Manager, responsible for the successful movement of current/new MRO and Manufactured parts in and out of Hytek’s facility
  • Develop complete and well thought out execution plans that incorporate sound contingency planning and risk assessments
  • Program Manage the development of complex system solutions involving cross functional teams such as Hardware, Software, Test, Mechanical/Thermal, Compliance, Manufacturing Track multiple project tasks to proactively anticipate problems, while always maintaining a solution orientation and a well-balanced perspective around risks and escalations
  • Work with management to develop complex plans with considerable interdependencies, including contingency plans for dealing with potential or anticipated obstacles and changes
  • Keep goals and schedules highly visible in the organization to ensure that individuals and teams are driven to high levels of productivity
  • Utilize effective project management techniques to independently execute on project deliverables
  • Responsible for Reviewing BOMs in Agile PLM, and reviewing / routing all change orders
  • Manage overall data integrity within Agile PLM, and ensure secure / confidential access both internally and externally
  • Lead cross functional hardware & software development teams
Qualifications for program engineering
  • Green Belt or higher preferred
  • Modification or design team leader experience at OPG nuclear an asset
  • Darlington NGS experience at asset
  • Lead overall end-to-end technical vendor management to deliver large scale projects
  • Lead technical program reviews and drive schedule acceleration, cost savings
  • Lead a project team including 1 or 2 Technical Vendor Managers
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Program Engineering Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of program engineering. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for program engineering
  • Generate/facilitate documentation per engineering procedures
  • Serve as primary contact to customer for engineering issues and product development status updates
  • Support Product Management and Engineering team in the operation of the process and use of tools
  • Manages and leads a program involving multiple functions and project teams to drive the engineering development and implementation process for mainstream Thin Client /Mobile Thin Client products
  • Support Claim Management activities to ensure the program receives the defined payment(s) and revenue targets
  • Perform planning activities such as WBS, project charters and project plans
  • Implement Value Management strategy within project plans to support program objectives
  • Direct and coordinate program activities and exercise control over personnel responsible for specific functions or phases of the program
  • Perform program level Risk/Impact Analysis reviews and define and record recovery strategies including response plans and role ownership
  • Construct and maintain detailed Gantt charts to performance baseline representative of the SOW detailed in defined project plans
Qualifications for program engineering
  • Be a business partner with the Procurement and Engineering team, drive execution of commercial and technical deliverables
  • Work very closely with Engineering / Project Delivery Teams and own delivery of equipment to site
  • Own and develop accelerated process for equipment installation at site including staging, modularization, assembly and prefabrication
  • A track record of successful results-oriented, solution and project definition and delivery
  • Pursuing a 4 year Engineering degree
  • Ability to lead a multi-functional development program within cost and on schedule

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