Overview: Manager, SW Development and China Development Liaison
Calix is the largest communications equipment supplier focused solely on access and is a leading global provider of broadband communications access systems and software. The Calix Unified Access portfolio allows service providers to connect to their residential and business subscribers and deploy virtually any service over fiber- and copper-based network architectures. With more than 900 customers – whose networks serve over 50 million subscriber lines in total – Calix is at the forefront of enabling the innovative ways that communications service providers deliver advanced broadband services and value to their customers. www.calix.com NYSE: CALX
Calix is seeking a highly motivated, talented and technically strong engineering software manager who is fluent in English and Mandarin to expand our leadership team in the Minneapolis office. You not only have strong technical abilities, but you are a proven team leader that leads by example in a highly collaborative environment spanning functional and geographic boundaries. You will have a key role in taking our team to the next level by developing processes and practices that ensure ongoing cross-functional interlock between U.S. and China development teams from requirement definition to joint code development to consistent practices.
Your focus will be on communication, planning, requirement clarification and ensuring a tightly coordinated development process of delivering best-in-class features and products to the market with joint development efforts across US and China based embedded software engineering teams. You will have a key role in effectively leading the team and inspiring others to achieve goals through innovation, quality and excellence.
Your team plays a vital role in continuing our relentless pursuit of delivering the highest quality of premises equipment integrating residential and business services directly into the homes and businesses of consumers. Our products are Linux-based with residential gateway, VoIP, IPTV, cloud management, SDN, GUI, WiFi and Ethernet OAM capabilities fully integrated on platforms that deliver from 1 Gbs to 10 Gbs services. Our CPE devices run embedded Linux with multi-core processors, line rate switching and embedded technologies from optical drivers to the latest in wireless.
Our team has broad responsibility for all aspects of bringing state-of-the-art software and hardware together from low-level embedded software to front-end user interfaces. We offer a great work environment with the opportunity to be involved in every aspect of product delivery from design and implementation through test and large-scale field deployment. You will be involved in all operational aspects of the software development process to ensure business and product objectives are met. You will provide administrative, technical, and people leadership for multiple diverse and geographically distributed teams. You are responsible for providing feedback to the team and individuals on their performance.
This position will directly manage a mix of junior and senior software engineers through all life-cycle aspects of feature and product development and support as well as communicate directly with counterparts in China. This role has a number of aspects:
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