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Project Engineer (Hybrid) - Quester Tangent Corporation BC

Help create innovative products used on rapid transit and subway lines in major cities across North America and around the world!

Join the Quester Tangent Team!

Today's passenger trains contain dozens of electronic control units that communicate through Ethernet and Wi-Fi networks. Quester Tangent is an established but growing Canadian company that designs and manufactures train control and monitoring systems and passenger information systems that are an integral part of these networks.

Join our team and help create innovative products used on rapid transit and subway lines in major cities across North America and around the world!

Additionally, this role includes an optional hybrid work plan that incorporates a mixture of in-office and remote work in an employee's schedule.

Role Overview

We are seeking a Project Engineer to join the Quester Tangent Engineering team. As senior members within the Engineering Services Group, Project Engineers are responsible for the technical planning and execution of our contracts. Working in partnership with the assigned Project Manager, the Project Engineer assumes project leadership for all technical aspects. This involves effort estimation, task assignment, tracking, documentation consumption and creation, requirements management, leading client technical discussions, presentation at design reviews, tracking, and reporting of all aspects of the project.

As the technical project lead, the Project Engineer acts as the company representative in meetings with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders. These discussions are often focused on design details and project integration tactics.

You will work with other professionals developing high-quality products in a mature environment. You will work on state-of-the-art electronic systems and design methodology following robust industry standards.

How you will spend your time:

- Accountability for the successful completion of engineering product development and delivery projects.

- Responsibility for managing project schedule, budget, and scope.

- Responsibility for planning, scheduling, and coordinating the technical aspects of projects.

- Developing, specifying, and monitoring Engineering Work Orders.

- Coordinating, preparing, reviewing, and approving engineering deliverables, including technical publications, documentation, drawings, testing, and requirements management.

- Ensuring effective internal and client communications with a focus on maintaining a good working relationships with stakeholders.

- Controlling project plans by reviewing design, specifications, plan, and schedule changes and recommending actions.

- Maintaining project schedules by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.

What you will need to succeed:

- Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Software or Computer Engineering. Demonstrated equivalent education or experience will be considered. Please include alternative experience in your application if applicable.

- Minimum 5 years of experience managing technical projects and supervising multi-disciplinary technical teams.

- Ability to work with technical teams to create innovative, yet maintainable solutions.

- Effective strategic communication skills and ability to effectively intake and summarise complex technical information.

- Strong, organised self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Comfortable working in a team environment and with minimal supervision.

* The ability to travel internationally is a requirement of this position.

Experiences that will help you thrive:

- Project-based technical management and/or team lead experience specifically in a high-tech software and/or electronics field

- PMP certification or other project management training.

- Experience with team building and change management methods.

- Experience with the implementation or definition of cybersecurity strategies as well as other networking or Information Technology.

- The candidate with significant training and experience will be given the challenges and responsibility to meet their abilities. An intermediate level incumbent will receive the time and mentoring necessary to fully develop into the role. - - Salary will vary depending on education level and years of experience in the field.

What we offer:

Quester Tangent is an equal opportunity employer that values and respects all employees as individuals, regardless of age, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and gender. We believe that diversity brings new ideas, inspires innovation, and strengthens the company.

In support of a health work-life balance, we are proud to offer a full suite of group benefits, personal paid days off, and are located outside of the downtown core in an area surrounded by natural green spaces. We have showers and bicycle racks if you wish to commute by bicycle, free parking if you prefer to drive, and on a major bus route if you prefer public transit.

COVID-19 Update: Strengthening our workforce is the key to meeting our customers' needs. We continue to hire talented people using safe hiring practices. This includes limiting onsite visitors and prioritizing video interviews. Our on-site protocols have been very effective in keeping our team safe throughout the pandemic. Additionally, this role includes an optional hybrid work plan that incorporates a mixture of in-office and remote work in an employee's schedule.

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Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC, Sidney, BC, Vancouver Island, BC

Experience Level : Intermediate Level, Senior Level
Information Technology