• Plexus
  • Boulder , CO
  • Information Technology
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

Join our team!
Join our industry-leading product development team as a key team and business leader, driving our engineering excellence. In this role you will lead and manage a Software Product Development Functional Team. You will be responsible for all aspects of team leadership and development: Recruiting, career development, assignment to project roles, and advancing individual and group technical processes capabilities. You will also manage customer-facing product development projects. A great role to launch your leadership career at Plexus.

As Software Manager at Plexus you will be at the forefront of managing a team that handles all aspects of software life-cycle, including clarifying requirements, software design, implementation, testing and delivering high quality solutions to production. A hands-on leader by example will work well in our environment, who is effective in a fast-paced Agile Development environment who can drive development processes, mentor and supervise software engineers at all levels and collaborate globally across teams.

About Plexus Engineering Solutions
Plexus engineers serve as the product design and engineering engine for leading companies, across major industries.

Through our diverse range of product and technology solutions Plexus engineers impact lives throughout the globe. We deliver innovative solutions throughout the entire product lifecycle, from early concept development to manufacturing and beyond.

Supporting a large breadth and variety of products, Plexus engineers work in a fast-paced, high variety, technically challenging environment that provides intense technical and leadership development. Passionate about customers, our teams have an industry-leading record of technical achievement. At Plexus, you will maximize the impact of your engineering and leadership talent.

About The Boulder Design Center
With a local population that boasts more Ph.D. s per capita than any other US city, the Boulder Design Center s 70 engineers and designers serve customers in the Western and South-Western United States. Our engineers form a close-knit, elite team with 16 years of history providing leading companies high quality, innovative designs. Situated at the gateway to the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a family friendly city with a small town feel, consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the United States. Featuring a lively arts and culture scene, prestigious universities, Boulder is only miles from world class skiing, trails, and gorgeous mountain scenery.

Job Responsibilities

  • Customer Service Excellence: lead with empathy and advocacy for internal and external customers.
  • Acquire and develop great talent aligned to business need and strategic capabilities growth.
  • Provide effective career coaching and mentorship.
  • Ability to manage all aspects of software life-cycle, including clarifying requirements, software design, Implementation, testing and delivering high quality solutions to production.
  • Identify and develop leaders to ensure healthy leadership succession.
  • Build high performing project and functional teams, leveraging multiple design centers.
  • Manage functional and project team performance
  • Hands on leader by example who is effective in a fast-paced Agile Development environment that
  • Quality leadership: ensure compliance to quality system and continuous improvement of Plexus processes and delivered quality.
  • Promote Plexus culture - fostering positive change and strong relationships with global peers.
  • Drive business development through leadership of customer contacts/engagements and communication of the Plexus brand and strategy.
  • Collaborate with other design centers and business units to contribute to Plexus success
  • As a project manager, ensure effective quoting of project work, effective execution of customer deliverables, and project financial health.
  • Manage resources and costs - balance the needs of employees, customers and Plexus
  • Occasional travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated ~5-10%)
  • Education & Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or related field is required for this position.
  • 5 years of Product Development experience, and 2 years of project and/or team leadership experience, is required for this position, assuming education requirements are met.
  • Industry experience of 5 years is required for this position, including 2 years of Project Management experience, and 2 years of experience in product development services or similar industry.
  • Skills & Abilities

  • Possesses an understanding and extensive experience in product (compliance, regulatory, verification reliability, etc.) requirements and techniques
  • Possess an overall understanding of the product development and product realization processes
  • Possess good management skills and knowledge of management principles
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional team environment
  • Possess strong organizational, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Possess conflict resolution and negotiation skills

  • Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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