Technical Program Manager - Semiconductor

Bay Area, California
R&D Headquarters – Power Electronics /
Full-time /
Diamond Foundry Inc. is solving the thermal limitation at the foundation of today's most exciting tech industries -- AI & cloud compute, electric-car power electronics, and 5G/6G wireless. We have managed to produce the world's first single-crystal diamond wafers and are now on a mission to put a diamond behind every chip. We are the rare unicorn that has grown fast and profitably. We received $515m in funding and are executing a multi-$B expansion plan for one of the greenest forms of tech manufacturing: converting greenhouse gas into diamond wafers using zero-emission energy.

We are seeking an experienced Technical Program Manager for power electronics to join our team. The ideal candidate will have more than 3 years of experience in Product/Project Management, preferably in the semiconductor industry. As a Technical Program Manager, you will be responsible for a range of tasks, including supervising product industrialization, ensuring process compliance at our contract manufacturer sites, conducting manufacturing data analysis to maintain QA control, documenting processes accordingly, and providing support for our customers' projects. This role also involves project planning and execution for testing and characterization activities in both R&D and mass production.


    • Strategize, implement, and execute project initiatives that deliver our products and solutions to customers.
    • Lead cross-functional engineering internal/external teams to successfully execute new product developments from concept to production ramp through formal phase gate processes.
    • Maintain organizational standards of satisfaction, quality, and performance.
    • Work closely with the cross-functional teams to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, and timing for delivery of products and services to market.
    • Collaborate with other functional leads and management teams to manage changes.
    • Analyze, evaluate, and overcome project risks, drive mitigation actions, and produce project reports for management and stakeholders.
    • Supporting engineering leads in scheduling project tasks and dependencies to ensure phase-gate milestones are met to support overarching program goals.
    • Facilitate cross-functional communication/conflict resolution, task prioritization/contingency, and key program decision-making.


    • B.S. Engineering OR equivalent experience, with evidence of exceptional ability and being hands-on.
    • 3+ years of work experience as a Technical Program Manager, Product/Project Engineer, Power Electronics, and Systems Engineer within the Semiconductor industry.
    • Good knowledge of Power Electronics, Analog Circuits, Semiconductor packaging, and Systems engineering is required.
    • Experienced in using Project management tools: MS Project, Monday . com, Smartsheet or other cloud-based tools.
    • Must have semi-conductor experience.
    • Must have experience with supervised transfer of technology.
$70,000 - $300,000 a year
Position is eligible for company shares. Actual compensation may be higher or lower in the range based on various factors, including, but not limited to a candidate’s job duties, experience, and expertise. We will also consider higher level candidates and salary will be adjusted accordingly.

Diamond Foundry believes in supporting our employees from the workplace to their personal and home life. We provide eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement savings plans, life and disability insurance programs, and a number of programs that provide for both paid and unpaid time away from work. Perks include employee discounts to VRAI. All benefits offered are available starting your first day.  

Diamond Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

Diamond Foundry Inc. is committed to operating in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. Our commitment extends to ensuring that our manufacturing and engineering departments adhere to the highest standards of legal and regulatory compliance. Additionally, these departments may have specific physical requirements to ensure the safety and efficiency of our operations. We prioritize the well-being of our employees and strive to create a work environment that promotes both legal compliance and the optimal functioning of our manufacturing and engineering processes.

Manufacturing and Engineering Departments Physical Requirements:
-Use appropriate PPE and follow all safety policies, practices, and procedures.
-This position will often: Sit, stand for long periods, walk, grasp, reach with hands and arms, lift below and above shoulders, bend, twist at the waist,  climb, balance, stoop, squat,  kneel, crawl, talk, hear, see, use fine finger manipulation, and complete repetitive motions. 
-Some tasks may require the use of ladders or stairs
-Some tasks may require driving or the use of foot controls
-Lift/carry and push/pull up to 50 pound

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