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Trimble Navigation Limited

Engineering Director, Trimble Ag Business Solutions

Trimble Navigation Limited - CO, USA



is recruiting for an Engineering Director, Trimble Ag Business Solutions

to fill an opportunity in Westminster, CO.

This role will be part of the Trimble Agriculture Business Solutions (TABS) division of the Natural Resources Sector. TABS focused on delivering software solutions to farmers, input retailers, food processors, and agronomists in support of the Agriculture industry globally. This is a strategic growth area for Trimble and will be located in Westminster, Colorado.

Job Summary

The Engineering Director is responsible for driving the innovation research and solution development within the TABS division. The successful candidate will have experience in end-to-end software solutions that include web, mobile, desktop, and embedded software-- taking projects through research and development, software design and management, product design and solution development, international product compliance, and managing a growing organization in a rapidly-changing industrial space. This individual must be able to collaborate effectively with peers and staff to implement a high-quality rapid development environment. This role is a leadership position working within a heavily matrixed organization. The ideal candidate will have creative entrepreneurial background combined with experience in creating robust and scalable enterprise software. Of especially strong interest is the ability to demonstrate earlier success in integration of multiple teams and cultures into one coherent development organization as well as the ability to lead development process modernization efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

Leading and managing a multi-disciplined, multi-location engineering staff including software, hardware, quality and compliance engineers but with a strong focus on Software.

Drive the development of the solutions roadmap with the executive staff and then drive the execution of the development

Leading the core and disruptive research efforts within the division

Budget planning and execution of the engineering organization.

Recruitment, retention and career development and mentoring of engineering staff

Represent Trimble and the division with external industry based organizations and committees

Collaborating across other Trimble Divisions and engineering teams on collaboration, leverage, and solution development

Skills & Experience Required:

BS with 15 years (MS degree preferred) experience in software development or related field

Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)

Significant Experience in driving the software development process, including agile methods

and estimation techniques

Technical understanding of modern Web based development

Strong project management capabilities to drive execution and accountability.

Current and direct experience in managing software development teams.

Current industry knowledge of data movement, processing, storage.

Current industry knowledge of data networking methods, equipment and design standards.

Current industry knowledge of DevOps and IaaS on AWS.

Ability to stay current and have a passion to learn new technologies

Ability to extract and document product requirements. (S/W & H/W)

Ability to create, track and communicate project schedules.

Experience with software best practices in a SaaS/Cloud environment is critical.

ISO Controller and Virtual Terminal Standard Software Development

Other Requirements:

International experience, either in software development or product delivery.

Software Design.

Industry experience with positioning products

Hardware Design and Development Process

Knowledge of MEP Business or Practices

Product Compliance Process (International, Radio, Cellular, Environmental, Regulatory)

Working knowledge of Agile Software development

Trimble is transforming the way the world works by delivering products and services that connect the physical and digital worlds. Core technologies in positioning, modeling, connectivity and data analytics enable customers to improve productivity, quality, safety and sustainability. From purpose built products to enterprise lifecycle solutions, Trimble software, hardware and services are transforming a broad range of industries such as agriculture, construction, geospatial and transportation and logistics.

Those who successfully lead others to meet our objectives are vital to our organization. Leadership at Trimble is much more than simply exercising assigned authority; we expect our leaders to embrace a mission-focused leadership style, by continually adapting to circumstances while not losing sight of the end goal; demonstrating strength of character, intellect and the ability to convert ideas to reality.

Trimble is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D

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Positioning-centric information is changing the way people, businesses and governments work throughout the world. By applying Trimble's advanced positioning solutions, productivity increases and safety improvements are being realized.