Technical Program Manager

Redmond, WA 98052

Post Date: 02/01/2018 Job ID: 5524095 Industry: IT Manager

Technical Program Manager

Greater Seattle area/ Eastside

6 month contract to hire

****No H1B Candidates please****

Our client has an immediate opportunity for an experienced Technical Program Manager. As a key member of the company s Product Engineering team, you will collaborate with various technical teams in the company to take into production a market defining consumer LiDAR product.


Work across multiple technical disciplines and organizational boundaries to drive execution of program plans
  • Develop and maintain program plans and schedules.
  • Interact with project team members and functional managers to define scope of work, to develop and update detailed schedules, cost estimates, and identification of variances to original plan.
  • Meet with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions and status.
  • Produce accurate and timely status reporting of programs throughout their life cycle.
  • Communicate objectives, key results and insights with other senior leaders via presentations and ongoing analysis reporting.
  • Identify and communicate critical program risks, schedule conflicts, or resource constraints and involve appropriate levels of management to mitigate.
  • Maintain compliance, checklist, and documentation of milestones and sign-off criteria required for milestones and gate reviews as defined by the company s integrated Product Development (IPD) process.

Required Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage integrated hardware and software program plans with internal and external partners.
  • Fluency with Project Management tools
  • Ability to clearly map and analyze critical path, project constraints, and needed decisions and present at proper level of abstraction.
  • Management of external technical partners, vendors, and customers ensuring timely delivery of their portions of the technology program.
  • Budget and resource management with appropriate planning tools.
  • Solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Hardware development processes
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, with ability to work successfully across all engineering disciplines.
  • Self-starter, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction

Required Experience
  • 5+ years of technical program management experience in a technology company.
  • Demonstrated experience driving multiple products through a complete product life cycle.
  • Strong experience in scheduling, risk management, cost estimation, meetings management, and negotiations
  • Experience in managing software projects from requirements to change and release management.
  • Experience in planning and managing hardware projects as well as hardware build management with Contract Manufacturers (CMs)

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