Platform Technology Leader

Barcelona (Spain)
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Platform Technology Leader

Production, Operations and R&D

Barcelona (Spain)

Ref: GZ6580 December 7, 2019 INDUSTRY AND CAPITAL GOODS



We are currently looking for a Platform Technology Leader, based in Barcelona (Spain), reporting directly to Barcelona Engineering Leader. This is a highly visible role that requires a mix of technical acumen, strategic mindset and innovative approach with leadership skills to drive the execution of the platform in working with various stakeholders. This person must be creative, ask questions, and be comfortable challenging the status quo. The Platform Technical Lead is responsible for building the fire technology platform and the key goal of this role will be to drive convergence and plat forming of various fire product lines to a modular and scalable platform and to work on future technology insertion in the areas of fire systems, wireless and software. The selected candidate will work with a team of engineers to build these components and owns the end-to-end delivery. The role requires an understanding of various technology choices and a deep understanding of fire systems, wireless technology, certification standards and information retrieval techniques. Key responsibilities • Take initiative for base lining the current offerings, recommend original solutions, and design approaches for platform. • Arrive at a platform architecture, which is modular and scalable. • Create common design modules and success is measured on the re-usability. • Keep up to date with the wireless technologies and offering in fire Systems. • Gather information and next gen technologies for the best wireless solution. • Create a close working relationship with business partners to identify the customer pain points and provide better solutions. • Establish strong relationships, and proactively communicate, with team members as well as individuals across the organization. • Create design, develop modules, and coordinate efforts with the development team, working on platform architectural implementation. • Own the core execution and deliverables, including technical design, manufacturing and re-usability modules. • Work closely with the various stakeholders: product manager, manufacturing, engineering, certification to ensure conformance with the overall architectural guidelines. • Collaborate with product analysts and product managers to estimate and plan work and provide status updates to stakeholders. Technical skills • Proficient in fire systems, panels, fire suppression, detectors and devices, regulatory standards. • Strong domain expertise on the fire product and application. • Have a good understanding of various wireless technologies, certification requirement and communication protocol. • Should be hands on for technical deliverables. • Very strong engineering skills - design, development and testing experience. • Good understanding of design/architectural patterns and automation platforms. Other skills • Excellent written and oral communication skills. • Ability to handle ambiguity and collaborate across multiple groups and disciplines. • Able to articulate a complex solution in a simple way. • Facilitates collaboration in a cross-group environment. • Sound problem resolution, judgment, negotiating and decision making skills. • Excellence in strategic thinking, leadership and be able to influence without authority. • Ability to rapidly assimilate new information and techniques Engineering Practices • System architect connecting customer , product and technology • Able to initiate agile development methodologies. • Automated build, deployment and C

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