Design Data Management Project Manager

  • Aanbod Excellent remuneration
  • Functiegroep IT
  • Dienstverband Fulltime, Parttime
  • Vacaturenummer 8978200
  • Locatie Eindhoven
  • Contract Detachering via YER, Interim / ZZP
  • Branche High Tech

Over deze vacature

Challenging assignment at one of the most high-tech companies in the world.



NXP is looking for a Design Data Management, DesignSync Project Manager, to strengthen the DDM team to:

  • Take care of the project management tasks and drive the “DesignSync server upgrades” project to completion
  • Provide regular status reporting on the project to the Project Board
  • Work with the design teams to plan the upgrades and to minimize the disruption for them while upgrading their DesignSync servers
  • Upgrade DesignSync servers, with the help of the project team in Bangalore
  • Support the design teams with any issue because of the DesignSync server upgrade

Summary of the Project and Department
The Design Data Management (DDM) team supports various applications that enable the worldwide designer community in NXP to collaborate in an effective way and ensure high quality designs of new products. The DDM team provides a number of “off the shelf” applications to support Configuration Management and Change Control. Approximately 6000 R&D Engineers located at the various sites worldwide use the applications that are provided by the DDM team.

One of the key platforms in the DDM space is DesignSync for HW design data management. Currently, in NXP a number of DesignSync servers are at a version that is no longer supported by the vendor or will get out of support during the course of 2019. In 2019, NXP wants to upgrade some 500 DesignSync servers to the latest version available from the vendor. This entails an excellent communication with the design teams to minimize impact on their activities. The DDM DesignSync team is part of the Product Creation Applications team in the NXP IT department, and is located in Eindhoven, Bangalore, Noida and Austin.


NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) creates solutions that enable secure connections for a smarter world. Building on its expertise in High Performance Mixed Signal (HPMS) electronics, NXP is driving innovation in the automotive, identification and mobile industries, and in application areas including wireless infrastructure, lighting, healthcare, industrial, consumer tech and computing. A global semiconductor company with operations in more than 35 countries.


You will be employed by YER and seconded to NXP. We offer:

  • Good employee benefits (e.g. work-life balance, pension, lease car, bonus model)
  • Challenging assignments
  • Excellent guidance from your consultant and YER's back office
  • Development opportunities, including the YER Talent Development Programme with a personal coach
  • Intensive support for international candidates (including Dutch lessons, tax-return and accommodation assistance)
  • Cooperative and results and relationship-driven
  • Friendly atmosphere and open culture
  • Community/network with other technology professionals from a variety of multinationals
  • Events and master classes with interesting speakers and attractive companies


Specific Job Characteristics

  • Challenging position in a dynamic business environment on the border of IT and R&D
  • Supporting and improving a modern Design Data Management application landscape
  • Customer focused working environment
  • Managing a project in the Design Data Management space to upgrade the environment for the NXP design community

Problem solving Capabilities

  • Results oriented
  • Able to determine the severity of a reported issue
  • Able to execute root cause analysis
  • Ability to organize own activities and finish activities independently

Knowledge and Experience

  • At least 5 years experience with Project Management, the Prince2 methodology, and agile way-of-working
  • Strong knowledge of DesignSync for Design Data Management
  • Experienced in working with Linux environments

In addition, the following would be considered a plus;

  • Knowledge of IC hardware design processes
  • Experience with issue tracking workflows and systems
  • Knowledge of and experience with ITIL processes

Social Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Team player
  • Ability to lead an international project team

Language Skills

  • English, Dutch