Systems Manager

  • Location
    Peterborough, Ontario
  • Salary
    $ 105000 - $ 125000 / Yearly
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Information Technology - Systems Administrator

Adecco is currently hiring for a permanent, Systems Manager to work directly for our client located in Peterborough, ON.

In this role, you will report to the Manager, Engineering and R & T and will be part of a dynamic team implementing positive change to an already excellent organization. This is a great chance to use your superior systems knowledge and management ability to take a successful company to new heights and be respected and rewarded for your contributions.

This Management position will oversee the Systems Engineering group. The position will have approximately 9 direct reports. The successful candidate will have above average management skills, which will include the ability to: Confer with management, production, and program staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products. Forecast operating costs of the Systems department and direct the preparation of bids, proposals, and budgets. Support engineering group activities such as recruitment, hiring, performance evaluations, and salary adjustments. Leadership is a very key aspect of this position with the ability to change the thinking of or gain acceptance of others in workplace sensitive situations. This person will mentor, work with, guide and do whatever is needed to help the team grow and succeed.

  1. Location: Peterborough, ON

  2. Salary: $105k-$125k/year

  3. Required Availability: Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm and Friday 8:00am-1:00pm

  4. Job type: Full-time | Permanent

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Manage the career development of your Systems Engineering team including mentoring and performance evaluation of direct reports.

  2. Develop core technical skills required for your team (i.e., training, career planning and mentoring).

  3. Prepare estimates, schedules, compliance matrixes and costing for bids.

  4. Establish and maintain engineering technical standards for all facets of hardware and embedded control design.

  5. Manage product Requirements Engineering, Architecture/Design Development, Baseline Control, Tool Support, Training, Process Definition, Qualification, Verification and Validation, Systems

  6. Integration and Specialty Engineering (mechanical, thermal, reliability, EMI/EMC) activities.

  7. Direct and lead the team of Project Engineers assigned to ongoing development programs.

  8. Direct and lead the Product Integration testing and Environmental (DO-160/MIL-STD) qualification campaigns.

  9. Support the certification aspects of the product design, ARP-4754A, ARP-4761, DO-254.

  10. Manage and report on the status of projects and budgets.

  11. Foster cohesion within the company by actively promoting a productive and positive relationship between functional management and the program staff.

Requirements and Qualifications: 

  1. Must be legally eligible to work, and reside in Canada

  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic, Aerospace (or similar) Engineering discipline and a Professional Engineer.

  3. A minimum of 10 years design and management experience or an equivalent combination of technical and/or embedded software development experience.

  4. Background of control systems (Engine Control, Landing and Steering Controls an asset), Avionics, Aerospace or other high reliability products would be an asset.

  5. A minimum of 7 years’ experience in systems engineering and architecture design.

  6. Technical skills and commensurate leadership in the applicable discipline together with excellent interpersonal, listening, and administrative skills.

  7. Experience working as part of an integrated, multidisciplinary engineering management team.

  8. Working knowledge with RTCA DO-160, ARP-4754A, ARP-4761 and other Military Standards for safety critical hardware, embedded and software development and test.

  9. Knowledge of DO-254 and DO-178B/C.

  10. Working knowledge of other related disciplines: estimating, planning, budgeting, staffing, and controlling.

  11. Proven success in managing technical groups, projects, and budgets.

  12. Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  13. Active member of PEO (or able to become a member) is an asset.

  14. Must be able to pass a background check

Don’t miss out on this Systems Manager position in Peterborough, ON. Apply now and our dynamic team of recruiters will reach out if you qualify for this role.

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_026699_2148458

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Adecco’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants will need to make their needs known in advance to their Adecco representative.

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