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Job Title:  Director Broadband Engineering

Requisition ID:  6154

Burnaby, British Columbia, CA, V5J 5M4 Anytown, British Columbia, CA, V5J 5M4 Edmonton, AB, CA, T5V 1R9 Calgary, AB, CA, T2H 0T2 Anytown, AB, CA, T1X 0L3

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is a leading power and energy solutions provider for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry. Our products help power the necessities of modern wired and wireless communication infrastructure, including wireless cell sites, 5G small cells, Internet of Things (IoT), and switching centers. Our portfolio includes renewable energy products, DC and AC power systems, power distribution systems, and energy storage in the form of industrial batteries, employing advanced lithium electrochemistry technologies. 

As power conversion and power management experts, we provide solutions to our customers’ challenges and problems.  From individual modules to full turn-key system solutions, we provide our customers with the advice and support needed at all level of the organization.  We cherish the integral relationship critical to success of our clients who range from Mobile Network Operators to major telecom and cable providers to data center operators.

Our Burnaby, British Columbia, facility is the Center of Excellence for our power system design and ICT application development. Regional headquarters are in Canada, USA, Europe and Asia, with worldwide headquarters located in Reading, PA, USA.

EnerSys is truly a Global Company, with over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. EnerSys is the power/full solution with sales and service locations throughout the world. We continue to grow in our industry by ensuring all employees possess the following core competencies: customer focused, team player, engaged, ethical, strong communication skills, and works safely.

Job Purpose

Senior Engineering Leader to manage the High-Speed Broadband Communications (Cable and Telecom) product development team from concept, start of production, and deployment. Will provide Technical Leadership and interaction with Engineering, Operations, PMO and Product Management Leaders to realize Enersys ESG (Energy Systems Global) Communications and Networking Product Lines in a cost effective and timely fashion.    

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate and provide leadership to the overall Broadband Engineering Organization’s administration and team engagement
  • Participate and provide leadership to the Global Engineering Organization’s collaboration and knowledge sharing initiatives
  • Manage the ESG High-Speed Broadband Communications Engineering team which includes Hardware, Firmware, Test and Lab Engineers
  • Define the architecture and technical direction for the High-Speed Broadband Communications Product Line (i.e., Networked Devices) including the Cable Outside Plant, Telecom, and IOT Networks
  • Drive the Technical approach from Concept to Production of both Hardware and Embedded Firmware 
  • Establish, maintain, and develop strategic/key partnering with Technology Suppliers from Silicon Suppliers to Software/Firmware Suppliers
  • Formulate yearly objectives, initiatives, and budgets
  • Participate and influence strategic product planning and development 
  • Serve as a technical contact for customer interfacing (i.e., internal, and external)
  • Mentor selected technical leaders and keep developing the team to align with new technologies
  • Collaborate with product management to form requirements document and matching development plans while developing phased roll-out strategy to improve engineering rigor, drive product roadmap with Product Management Leadership and V.P./CTO Engineering
  • Represent Enersys at industry events and selected vendor and customer visits
  • Assist V.P./CTO in strategic Engineering and tactical planning of product roadmap, technology roadmap and project plans
  • Maintain good working knowledge of competitive product offerings and market trends
  • Support and collaborate with Operations, Quality, and Technical Service activities with respect to products’ Sustaining over the entire product Lifecycle
  • Resource planning in alignment with Program Management Office and Product Management 


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent military training  
in field of (if applicable):  
   Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science
Experience:    10+ years
Specialty:     Design and Development Engineering 

Supervisory Experience:    8 - 10 years    

Requirements and Skills continued: 

  • Proven leadership history of delivering IP Networking Communications products successfully. Seasoned in product design, development, sustaining and driving product realization for consumer, industrial or system verticals
  • Advanced RF/Optical communications and hardware knowledge. Knowledge of Cable HFC architecture and topology is preferred 
  • Hands-on management and design experience in Broadband MSO hardware-embedded firmware products
  • Managed an Engineering organization of approximately 30 Engineers for at least 5 years
  • Strong communications and interpersonal management skills
  • Management skills to drive organizational changes with cross-functional and collaborative approach
  • Familiar with DOCSIS 3 and 3.1 standards
  • Familiar with Optical communications and networking standards including PON and DWDM, 
  • Familiar with IP (IPv4 & IPv6, etc.) Networking products, standards, and protocols
  • Familiar with SNMP standards
  • Familiar with IOT & Cloud Based Architectures and solutions
  • Familiar with broadband power systems and its evolution
  • Ability to adopt customers’ requirement changes while balancing organization’s ability to adopt/deliver
  • Ability to travel internationally to interface with Technology partners and assess contract manufacturing partners
  • Familiar with project planning and hardware & embedded firmware tracking tools
  • Familiar with engineering analysis and predictive tools-models


Preferred Qualifications

Successful completion of DOCSIS CableLabs product certification cycles
Management experience of electrical/electronic lab including environmental stress (temp, humidity, vibration, etc.,) resources

General Job Requirements

  • Generic

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