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R&D Program manager-Fiber interconnects (m/f/d)

About ficonTEC

ficonTEC Service GmbH is a global leader in the assembly and testing of PICs (Photonic Integrated Circuits) and photonic devices. Our company wide goal is to set up top notch technology which facilitates our customers from around the world to build tomorrow’s opto-electronic devices. We believe in equal opportunity with employees committed to diversity and inclusion offering a vibrant working environment.

Within ficonTEC’s R&D-Team you will find high-qualified employees, a flat hierarchy with short decision ways and a very open minded and international culture, so English is the traffic language. Here, you will find opportunities for your personal and professional development.          

R&D Program Manager - Fiber interconnects (m/f/d)

Your responsibilities

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Program Manager for the topic of optical fiber interconnects to join our R&D team and lead the development and implementation of customer driven projects, internal projects and publicly funded projects on optical fiber interconnect. Typical technology fields may be around active alignment of optical fibers, co-packaged optics for datacom and lidar applications. As the Program Manager for fiber interconnects, you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, execution, and delivery of projects related to different aspects of optical fiber connection technologies like fiber preparation, alignment and fixation. This includes strategic planning of the activities together with sales and business development, the prioritization and development of work backlogs and the supervision of the daily work within the individual sprints. You will collaborate and manage cross-functional teams, manage project timelines, budgets, and resources, and ensure the successful completion of projects within scope and objectives.

  • Program Management: Take ownership of the overall program management lifecycle, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, and closure of optical fiber interconnect projects, with a focus on active alignment, co-packaged optics, telecom/datacom, and lidar applications.
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with internal teams such as sales, marketing, engineering and manufacturing, to ensure alignment and coordination throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Stakeholder Management: Engage with key stakeholders, including customers, vendors, and academic partners, to understand their requirements, address concerns, and foster collaborative relationships.
  • Budget and Resource Management: Develop and manage project budgets, including resource allocation, cost estimation, and tracking expenditures to ensure projects are delivered within budget constraints.
  • Continuous Improvement: Identify areas for process improvement and drive initiatives to enhance efficiency, effectiveness, and scalability of optical fiber interconnect programs.
  • Industry Trends and Compliance: Stay updated with the latest advancements in optical fiber interconnect technologies, industry standards and regulatory requirements. Ensure compliance with applicable regulations and standards in these domains.

Your profile

  • Master in (Electrical) Engineering, Telecommunications, Physics, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of industrial experience in a relevant field, such as optical fiber interconnects, telecommunications, or photonics, with a proven track record of successfully managing projects.
  • Initial experience in project management
  • Knowledge and hands-on expertise in active alignment of optical fibers, co-packaged optics, telecom/datacom and lidar technologies.
  • Proven leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively lead cross-functional teams and communicate project progress and results to diverse audiences.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Business fluent in English, German is a plus

We offer

  • The possibility to shape the future of photonics assembly
  • Company - Fitness programs
  • Company pension scheme
  • Opportunities to create and develop technically and personally

Your application

Are you interested? Then please send us your application, motivation letter and CV including your salary expectations in English or German, using the following application form:

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