Product Development Manager in Ashburn at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 5/2/2022

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Job Description

The WRIGHT career!

Our Ashburn, VA site is part of our Defense Solutions division, and more specifically the COTS Solutions group. This group includes C4 Solutions (Ottawa, Canada) and ISR Solutions (Ashburn, VA). Together, they design and develop single board computers (SBC), graphics/video cards, networking modules, I/O and communication boards as well as multiprocessing (AV) including CHAMP, FPGA and HPEC products. For more information on the ISR Solutions business unit, please visit

Product Development Manager

Are you a Senior Technical Engineer who is ready to take your career to the next level? ... Curtiss-Wright Controls Defense Solutions, is recruiting for a Product Development Manager. Consider a rewarding, fast paced environment where you will work on bleeding-edge technology with some of the most talented Engineers in the Defense industry.

In this role, you will take ownership for leading the development of our advanced multi-computing products from the requirements stage through production release. You will demonstrate leadership through your strong technical background, proven ability to manage high performing cross-functional teams and your ability to create and manage engineering milestones on time and within budget.

Location: Ashburn, VA

Your Challenge

  • Manage a multi-site, cross-functional team that includes hardware, software and mechanical engineering, support, test and production
  • Create, maintain and deliver to project development schedules and budgets
  • Ensure adherence to Curtiss-Wright AS9100 processes
  • Provide technical oversight of the engineering teams
  • Define and manage work for subcontractors
  • Engage with internal and external customers to gather requirements and deliver product solutions
  • Participate as a member of the C5ISR-Ashburn leadership team

Your Expertise

  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering or equivalent mix of education and experience
  • Minimum 10 years industry experience
  • Proven team management skills
  • A thorough understanding of hardware and software design processes
  • Familiarity with design for manufacturing processes and techniques
  • Familiarity with design for rugged environments
  • Experience with the creation and maintenance of project budgets and schedules
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Familiarity with the latest industry technologies, such as VPX, Gen 3/4 PCI Express, 40GE Ethernet, USB 3, DDR4 memory, etc. is a plus
  • Experience with Intel x86 multiprocessor designs highly desired
  • Experience with high-end FPGA design is valuable
  • US person required, secret security clearance is a plus

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.