Lead Engineer, Software-6 Month Contract Job at Celestica, Richardson, TX

  • Celestica
  • Richardson, TX

Job Description

Req ID: 121406

Region: Americas

Country: United States

State/Province: Texas

City: Richardson

**General Overview**

**Functional Area:** Engineering

**Career Stream:** Design - Software Engineering

**SAP Short Name:** LEN-ENG-DSE

**Job Level:** Level 08

**IC/MGR:** Individual Contributor

**Direct/Indirect Indicator:** Indirect


The Lead Engineer, Software develops, debugs, tests, deploys and supports code to be deployed in systems/products/equipment for various applications. They write, debug, maintain, and test software in various common languages and for software at various levels in the hierarchy (from Firmware to Application). Software creation follows an agreed to development process (such as Agile, Scrum, etc.) and complies with the product life cycle development (phase/gate deliverables).

The Lead Engineer, Software works in cross functional teams with other designers, customers, manufacturing engineering and project leadership to ensure robust and high quality product development. Enhance designs with feedback from reviews in areas such as manufacturing, test, supply chain, reliability, industrial design and simulations.

**Detailed Description**

Performs tasks such as, but not limited to, the following:

+ Work as a team member who understands/interprets technical problems and provides technical support.

+ Solve assigned problems under guidance of more senior engineers.

+ Analyze, design and develop tests and test-automation suites.

+ Design and develop a processing platform using various configuration management technologies.

+ Test software development methodology (may be done in agile environment)

+ Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms.

+ Collaborate cross-functionally with customers, users, project managers and other engineers including Peer-Reviews to achieve elegant solutions.

+ Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

+ Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices.

+ Keep up to date with relevant industry knowledge and regulations


+ Project Management - Ability to manage a single line engineering project with a limited number of participants. Create a project/change management plan, establish and distribute project roles, and communicate what is needed from the project participants in order to make the project successful.

+ Leadership - Demonstrate "Individual Leadership Behaviors" as per Celestica Leadership Imperatives.

+ Financial Acumen / Business Planning -Solid understanding of Celesticas budgeting and accounting system and the cost accounting practices relevant to engineering work. Always act with the awareness of your work's impact on financial results. Communicate clearly and timely all aspects of your work that may have an influence on the profitability of the project and/or what is necessary for proper accounting and controlling.

+ The following competencies may also be required and performed with help or under supervision: Coaching/Mentoring; Communication/Negotiation/Presentation; Creative Problem Solving; Customer Interaction/Stakeholder Management; Quality & Lean; Working Effectively with Others; D/PFMEA; 8D/Corrective Action; Equipment Safety; Design of Experiments (DOE).

**Physical Demands**

+ Duties of this position are performed in a normal office environment.

+ Duties may require extended periods of sitting and sustained visual concentration on a computer monitor or on numbers and other detailed data.

+ Repetitive manual movements (e.g., data entry, using a computer mouse, using a calculator, etc.) are frequently required.

+ Occasional travel may be required.

**Typical Experience**

+ 3 to 8 years

**Typical Education**

Bachelor degree or consideration of an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Educational Requirements may vary by Geography


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Celesticas policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law.

This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the worlds best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.

Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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