Sirius XM Radio Inc. Technical Project Lead - Agency Temp in Washington, District Of Columbia

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Technical Project Lead - Agency Temp


New York



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Job Description

Location: Washington, D.C., or New York, NY

Position Summary:

The Technical Project Lead will be responsible for facilitating a cross functional engineering team in the development of equipment utilized in leading edge broadcast infrastructure. The Technical Project Lead will ensure that a matrixed organization of engineering resources complete technical deliverables for all aspects of equipment development projects in a timely manner. The role includes facilitation of resources contributing to the development of embedded processors, DSPs, FPGAs and associated software from initial concepts through design prototype acceptance and manufacturing. As a member of SiriusXM's terrestrial engineering and operations group, the Technical Project Lead will work closely with the repeater development, repeater operations, national repeater control center, ASIC design, broadcast network teams, equipment vendors to ensure next generation equipment designs fully meet requirements and remain on schedule.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Compile system requirements and create specifications for broadcast infrastructure.

  • Prepare and review SOWs and evaluation / acceptance criteria.

  • Lead teams in development of broadcast products having hardware implementations using a combination of FPGAs, embedded µPs, or DSPs.

  • Lead teams in development of broadcast products having software implementations using Linux OS for Operational control and UDP and TCP/IP communication interfaces for data streaming and telemetry.

  • Facilitate development of control and monitoring algorithms.

  • Facilitate the design verification testing, factory acceptance and quality manufacturing of broadcast products.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No direct supervision responsibilities but will facilitate a cross-functional engineering team of 5-10 individuals assigned to development project(s) and interface with their management as required for any supervisory tasks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, or equivalent, relevant work experience, Master's degree preferred.

  • 7+ years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Requirements and General Skills:

  • Good public speaking and presentation skills.

  • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.

  • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person.

  • Commitment to "internal client" and customer service principles.

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.

  • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must have legal right to work in the U.S.

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with broadband digital communications architectures including expertise in QPSK and COFDM modulation.

  • Experience with network monitoring, surveillance, and control including a working knowledge of SNMP management, routing protocols, and experience with TCP/IP network configuration and administration.

  • Knowledge of modern surface mount electronics design, production and quality control.

  • Knowledge of UDP, unicast and multicast.

  • Familiarity with system buses desirable (AXI) and memory interfaces (DDR3, BPI Flash).

  • Familiarity with FPGA tools desirable (Synopsys/Synplicity, Aldec, Xilinx Vivado).

  • Familiarity with HDL design desirable (VHDL preferred, Verilog and System Verilog desired).

  • Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

The requirements and duties described above may be modified or waived by the Company in its sole discretion without notice.

Company EEO Statement

Our goal at SiriusXM is to provide and maintain a work environment that fosters mutual respect, professionalism and cooperation. SiriusXM is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.