Electrical Engineering Manager

Our client has an immediate opening for an Electrical Engineering Manager in their Pittsfield, MA office.

Please note: Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance is required.

Job Description

  • Provides leadership in defining technology, tool and process strategy across a technical domain
  • Overall responsibility for the engineering aspects of a technical domain, to include the acquisition of critical resources
  • Directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering efforts within area of responsibility
  • Capable of identifying project risks, assessing issues and developing resolutions that meet cost, schedule productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives
  • Review’s status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports
  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, clients and other stakeholders
  • Serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Handles personnel issues within area of responsibility including merit planning, performance reviews and disciplinary actions
  • Participates in development of technical strategies and teaming strategies in technical domain
  • Participates in the proposal process, including the development of executable project plans on proposals
  • Ensures process compliance of all engineering activity in area of responsibility
  • Leads specific process improvement activities
  • Determines and implements the organizational training needs in accordance with the requirements of the technical domain
  • Ensures that domain engineers are active in developing risk mitigation plans and managing their risk profiles
  • May have budget responsibilities
  • Frequently interacts with subordinate supervisors and employees
  • Communicates regularly with project customer, and suppliers, project team, and internal management
  • Regular contact with all other personnel in area of responsibility
  • Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals
  • Provides guidance to subordinates within the latitude of established company policies
  • Recommends changes to policies and establishes procedures that affect immediate organization(s)
  • Expected to manage work, set objectives and meet commitments for self and others
  • Delegates assignments to others for developing solutions

Required Skills:

  • Previous experience with Strategic (or other High Consequence) Systems
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Applies or develops highly advanced technologies, principles, theories and concepts
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, bridges communication across teams
  • Strong ability to think creatively
  • Strong ability to multi-task, skilled at executing complex tasks
  • Strong ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions
  • Strong ability to understand and apply project leadership principles including SPI/CPI, Earned Value, Cost Account Management (CAM)
  • Strong experience in driving continuous improvement in Engineering process and tools
  • Works collaboratively with resources external to the functional or program team
  • Responsible for establishing and achieving operational objectives for a moderately complex function, program or program scope
  • Expected to integrate complex activities
  • Strong proficiency at all responsibilities associated with the position
  • Strong ability to recruit, manage and retain people
  • Typically has strong experience in this area of expertise
  • Understands, evaluates and guides the focus of all activities in a technical domain
  • Recognized internally and externally as an expert in their field
  • Demonstrates consistently high ratings on People Commitments


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. 
  • Engineering Management.
  • Systems Engineering.
  • 10+ to 15 years of experience.
Job Category: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Massachusetts

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