• Technical Team Leader

  • Company Overview

    Today’s complex interconnected world demands companies to conceptualize and deliver cutting-edge products and solutions to market faster than ever before. Altran, a global product development partner, collaborates with companies to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing and supporting complex connected systems.

    For over three decades, leading companies and emerging startups in some of the most highly regulated and rapidly evolving industries have relied on Altran to inspire innovation, accelerate time to market, improve predictability, and maximize return on product investment. Altran provides a full complement of technology consulting, software and product development expertise, and engineering services to our client partners in the Aerospace, Automotive, Energy, Industry and Electronics, and Medical and Life Sciences industries.

    In North America, Altran is based in Burlington, Massachusetts, with additional offices in Chicago, New Jersey, Silicon Valley and Southern California. For more information, visit

    Job Description

    The Technical Team Leader provides hands-on leadership in the planning, implementation, and delivery of solutions related to new product introductions and product extensions in a variety of technical and market domains.  The Technical Team Leader coordinates efforts between operations and technology teams, and predictably delivers engineering projects through a series of meaningful iterations or milestones.  This position works with internal and external stakeholders to bring structure while implementing complex, project-based processes to attack the highest risk areas on programs, and efficiently deliver services to delight our clients.




    • Organize, plan and drive the delivery of technical solutions to final client hand-off.
    • Collaboratively adapt and develop project plans, engineering processes and communication standards for teams.
    • Coordinate the setup, configuration and tracking of each project in all applicable systems (from the accounting system to document and source code control and defect tracking)
    • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans.
    • Assist with the development of reports and presentations to demonstrate progress or escalate issues.
    • Participate in all design reviews and product verification to ensure that deliverables both support the product vision and meet the defined requirements.
    • Coordinate internal and external teams to gain acceptance of deliverables.
    • Successfully transfer developed technology and work products to the client’s control at designated milestones.
    • Self-assign other duties to best leverage your own technical expertise and ensure program success.



    • 5-10 Years’ experience in delivery of complex electro-mechanical software products including 3-5 years in leadership roles with end-to-end ownership of key deliverables
    • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal skills including excellent client facing skills - the ability to work effectively with customers and executives to align technical solutions to business needs
    • Experience leading global or distributed development teams a plus
    • Experience eliciting and writing software or system requirements and use cases
    • Experience decomposing complex tasks into smaller functional blocks and applying the appropriate staff or teams to deliver against these.
    • Demonstrated capability managing risk on complex programs – identifying and prioritizing risks, accelerating the discovery of issues or constraints, and executing meaningful remediation plans which improve project outcomes.
    • Experience driving scope tradeoffs and technical decisions and obtaining formal management or customer approval for change orders, in order to meet schedule milestones
    • Experience defining and following formal product development processes to improve product quality or maintainability
    • Results focused, ability to identify and track success through meaningful metrics, ability to tradeoff and balance quality with cost
    • Willingness to make hands-on contributions to software design and implementation
    • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering Discipline
    • Willingness to travel up to 25% as needed

    Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; M/F/D/V


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