Connected Physical Products - Electrical Engineer - Senior Manager

at PwC in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Specialty/Competency: Core Product Management

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Products and Technology is an opportunity to bring PwC’s strategy to life by driving products and technology into everything we deliver. Our clients expect us to bring the right people and the right technology to solve their biggest problems; Products and Technology is here to help PwC meet that challenge and accelerate the growth of our business. We have skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists who are using technology to accelerate change.

Our team are the general managers of commercial and internal products. They sit at the intersection of the business, user experience, and the technology that solve our customer and end-user problems. They design, develop and manage activities for a specific product or group of products from product definition and planning through production, release, and end of life. Product Management’s involvement lasts throughout all stages of a product’s lifecycle including modifications, upgrades, maintenance of the product or product line. For commercial products, it also includes commercialization, Go To Market planning, sales, and other key business support activities.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

+ Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

+ Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

+ Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

+ Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

+ Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

+ Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

+ Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

+ Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

+ Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

+ Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Additional Educational Requirements :

Bachelor’s degree or in lieu of a degree, demonstrating, in addition to the minimum years of experience required for the role, three years of specialized training and/or progressively responsible work experience in technology for each missing year of college.

Minimum Years of Experience :

8 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Electrical Engineering

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing the development and utilization of technology, emphasizing the following areas:

+ Demonstrating knowledge of electrical engineering concepts, architecture, designs, prototypes, tests, and analyses;

+ Understanding of common buses and communications protocols for interfacing to various sensors and peripherals such as optical, environmental, cameras, RF, Battery Management Systems, and human body;

+ Driving products from architecture through design, build, bring up, verification, and validation;

+ Bringing-up, troubleshooting, characterizing, and collecting data of sensors, circuits, and system level designs;

+ Managing and troubleshooting prototype and NPI cycles for high volume consumer electronics;

+ Demonstrating knowledge of system and board level design, as well as board/design bring-up and validation testing;

+ Creating and explaining design documentation including block diagrams, component selection criteria, schematics, technical requirements, and test plans;

+ Maintaining a concentrated client focus and communicating proactively, effectively, and concisely;

+ Engaging with clients, team members, project managers, and vendors to coordinate with cross functional teams to develop and ship products for clients;

+ Problem-solving and adapting when changes occur to project scope, schedules, requirements, and team composition;

+ Executing product design, production plans, and cross-functional product execution with consideration of downstream effects of design decisions, risk assessment, and mitigation plans in order to meet client expectations on performance, cost, and schedule;

+ Demonstrating an understanding of OrCAD/Allego or similar ECAD tools, MCU (microcontroller) and/or SoC (System on Chip), battery operated devices, common buses (some combination of I2C, SPI, USB, MIPI), common sensor/peripherals (accelerometer, temperature, Bluetooth/WiFi at system level, displays), as well as design, validation, and New Product Introduction (NPI) cycles for several products in the areas of battery powered applications, wearable devices, wireless, IoT, and audio and medical devices; and,

+ Demonstrating knowledge of full cycle product development for multiple products, broader RF system design (UWB, LoRA, cellular), power supply design (buck/boost, switch mode power supplies), LTSpice or Pspice, and/or certification/regulatory testing (FCC, UL, reliability).

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Job Posting: JC260044161

Posted On: May 18, 2024

Updated On: Jun 15, 2024

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