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Sustaining Project Manager (Staff / Senior)

The Role

R&D Project Managers lead the development of engineering project teams to deliver individual products. They are responsible for making project decisions within the bounding box (scope, cost, and timeline) of the project, managing risks on the project, and communicating between the engineering team and the responsible business owners within R&D and Product Planning.

Key Responsibilities

· Must have a high-level of technical knowledge that is relevant to the project(s) they are managing in order to make decisions and to facilitate discussions and problem solving

· Needs leadership skills and ability to lead cross-functional teams (HW, SW, Test,PCB design, Compliance Engineering, Manufacturing, etc.)

· Responsible for working with the team to determine the timeline, scope, and budget for the project

· Drives technical tradeoffs that are within the bounding box

· Actively manages risks and drives risk out of projects

· Recommends changes to scope, staffing, budget of the project

· Actively communicates (project status, risks, changes, etc.) with the program manager and/or project sponsors​ at the appropriate level of detail

· Identifies talent gaps and recommends/requests changes to Discipline Managers​

· Leads project meetings

· Removes project roadblocks

· Provides feedback/guidance/coaching to engineers on the project

Key Accountabilities

· Project execution within the cross-functional areas (HW, SW, Manufacturing, Test, etc.)​

· Project metrics (schedule, budget, CoGS)

· Delivery of committed product features

· Participates in project management process improvement initiatives and continuous learning activities


Basic Qualifications

· Experience managing technical projects, meeting deadlines, and managing budgets

· Communication skills, analytical mindset, effective problem-solving skills, and self-starter

· Superior attention to detail

· Ability to manage multiple simultaneously moving pieces; remains flexible and calm in the face of uncertainty

· Effective collaborator capable of working in a matrix organization

Preferred Qualifications

· 2+ years of product development experience (HW, firmware, or Driver SW development for HW)

· Experience with Project Management tools (like MS Project)

· Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the measurement and automated test industry
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