Support team leaders on the accomplishment of the tasks intended to develop the family of optical multi-gigabit automotive transceivers on time & within budget, in accordance with the goals set up by the company, as well as all the requirements committed within public grant programs (dissemination, IP, etc).
Develop full scale project plans & facilitate the follow-up of project scope, goals, and deliverables
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation: develop spreadsheets, diagrams, and process maps for documentation
Manage project budget, plan & schedule timelines & track deliverables
Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
Monitor and report on the status & progress of the project
Present regular reports on project progress, problems and solutions
Implement and manage changes & interventions to achieve project goals as agreed with team leaders.
Co-operate closely with team-leaders & project teams from various R&D teams. All the activities will be supported by the R&D teams for the technical topics.
Coordination with assembly fab in the activities where collaboration is required: prototype, qualification and production phases
Responsible of the auditories carried out by external entities for validation of the project execution: document preparation and presentation, issues tracking, monitoring, etc.
Relation with universities and research centres for the consecution of collaboration agreements
Coordination of Master and PhD students together with R&D teams for technical aspects
Ensuring R&D dissemination: relation and coordination with identified conferences, symposia, and magazines to carry out target publications
Management of agreements needed with any collaborator (partner companies, universities, research centers, …)
Communication with patent attorneys for all the administrative work related to patent granting generated along the project.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Knowledge of version control and issue-tracking software is welcome.
Continuous search for technical excellence.
Passion for learning from experience.
Critical and constructive attitude.
Capability to accept responsibilities and ensuring the product quality.
Team membership attitude.
Degree on Industrial / Telecommunications / Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
Proven working experience in SW/HW development project management, +15 years
Ability to analyze requirements to ensure scope is being met on projects
English: excellent written and verbal communication skills
Fabless semiconductor supplier KDPOF provides innovative high-speed optical networking for harsh environments. KDPOF made gigabit communications overstep-index plastic optical fiber (SI-POF) a reality for automotive. Founded in 2010 in Madrid, Spain, KDPOF offers its cost-effective technology as a fully qualified automotive-grade ASSP. KDPOF’s technology makes use of innovative digital adaptive algorithms to maximize the receiver’s sensitivity. This supports high-yield and reliable optoelectronics production in low-cost CMOS submicron nodes, delivering carmakers low risk, low cost, and short time-to-market.