Location: France City: Lannion Department: R&D Contract Type: Full time

Job Description

Ekinops is a leading provider of open and fully interoperable Layer 1, 2 and 3 solutions to service providers around the world.

As a Project Manager, you will have responsibilities for leading Hardware and Software projects  for the Ekinops Transport Product Line, covering DWDM and OTN technologies.

You will be reporting to the Transport R&D Director.

Skill of the applicant

  • Establish initial Project Quote including budget (resources and equipment CAPEX and OPEX) and schedule
  • Establish and maintain Development Project Plan from Definition and Architecture phase to Acceptance phase with the customer
  • Manage efficient Project Reporting and Monitor/Control KPIs such as project schedule, budget, …
  • Establish Project Reporting for internal and external reviews
  • Animate the R&D team in charge of delivering the project
  • Interact with customer on day to day projects follow-up
  • Present Project Reporting to customer on a regular basis


Engineer or Master Degree in electronics and/or computer science

Main knowledge

  • Good understanding of Transport Optical technologies, including DWDM and OTN
  • Good understanding of Hardware Development Cycles
  • Good understanding of Software Development Cycles and Agile methodology (Scrum or Kanban)
  • Used to work with Project Management Tools
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft powerpoint, excel, word


5 years minimum, in R&D on Transport telecom products (HW/SW), including project management

Particular abilities

  • You are used to work in a telecom environment
  • You are autonomous and self-learning
  • You are continuously looking for improvement
  • You are a leader and a problem solver

To apply

Ekinops endeavours to be an employer of choice. Our teams are dedicated, imaginative and astute. We strive to work together around our core values, which includes dynamism, empowerment and customer focus.

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