Project Manager - Director of Engineering Team


Project Manager - Director of Engineering TeamSmartLabs, Inc. seeks a detail oriented, highly organized Director Level Project Manager who can lead an Engineering Team designing state of the art consumer electronic devices in the exciting home automation industry (think remote control of your home)! Log onto What is INSTEON to learn more about the products we design and offer.Located in Irvine, California, our goal at SmartLabs, Inc has been to offer homeowners and contractors the widest selection of affordable electronic home improvement products possible. Although many aspects of our business have changed over the last decade, like the addition of our comprehensive website and development of proprietary products from Smarthome Design, our commitment and dedication has remained the same: to be the one-stop source for products that make life more convenient, safe and fun. Today, we offer over 5,000 products, including sophisticated lighting systems, security systems, digital home wiring systems, smart appliances, home automation controllers, home networking, home theater and more. Smarthome is an equal opportunity employer. DetailsLead a multi-discipline team to launch and sustain home automation products. Responsibilities:
  • Manage the development and engineering efforts of home automation products and serve as the interface of a team including hardware and firmware engineering, software, quality, and test
  • Keep the team focused on the right priorities to bring quality, feature rich, new products to market as quickly as possible
  • Lead quick efficient meetings and capture updated status/actions during meetings
  • Create and update schedules tracking progress
  • Manage issues and workload with minimal management oversight
  • Define standard solutions, best practices, and drive cost reductionRequirements
  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Excel (you will demonstrate if interviewed in a mock meeting)
  • Experience managing a team of diverse skills and capabilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Good Problem Solving Skills
  • Takes Initiative and Follows Through
  • Experience working with hardware and firmware developers - special consideration if in the home automation or electronics field
  • Engineering degree a plus
  • Local candidate
  • Background check results satisfactory to SmartLabs, Inc.
  • Negative drug test result(s) Benefits:
  • Medical & Dental Plans
  • 401K
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance, AD&D & LTD
  • Wellness Program
  • Voluntary Vision Plan
  • Online Benefits Management
  • Friendly, casual environment with emphasis on teamwork
  • Significant employee discounts Travel required: NoneTelecommute: No An Award Winning CompanyFeatured in OCMetro as One of the Best Places to Work in Orange County, SmartLabs, Inc. has a reputation for quality, reliability, integrity, and customer service, which has enabled us to expand both within the home automation market. Imagine the PossibilitiesSomeday you and all your friends and family will walk into your home and simply say 'hello.' Your home recognizes you, lights come on, you are told of an important message and your coffee maker starts - because you created your personal welcome home actions. If this sounds exciting, and you are able to lead development towards this goal and many others, then you are ready to join us at SmartLabs, Inc.Founded in 1992, SmartLabs, Inc. is the world's leading authority on electronic home improvement and automation. SmartLabs is organized into three companies: Smarthome Direct, which includes, 'the Amazon of electronic home improvement' (Newsweek, 2004); SmartLabs Design, creators of best-in-class home control products; and SmartLabs Technology, the pioneering architects of INSTEON. To Apply For This Position:If your qualifications and experience match this position and you are a local candidate, please email your resume with the following to: Subject line: 'Project Manager - Director of Engineering Team'2) Salary requirement - Only applicants with salary requirements will be considered.Recruiters or out of area candidates, please do not respond. No phone calls please.SmartLabs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and a Drug Free Workplace.


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