Research Project Manager

Malibu, CA
Science & Engineering - Sensors & Electronics Laboratory – Sensors & Electronics /
Regular /
Based in Southern California with locations in Malibu, Calabasas and Camarillo; HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art. 

General Description:
HRL Laboratories seeks an experienced Technical Project Manager (TPM) to oversee on-time and on-budget execution of project tasks in the field of semiconductor device research and development. 
Supervisory Responsibilities:
The TPM will be chiefly responsible for managing project deliverables in semiconductor epitaxial growth, design layout, device fabrication, and device modeling.  Deliverables include physical components, design tape-outs, design validation, and capability development; and customers are both internal and external.  The TPM will maintain close coordination with subcontractors, collaborators, and vendors, including cost and schedule therein.  The TPM will have a working knowledge of technical details and will manage risks/opportunities towards meeting schedule.  Regular communication with internal program management and end-customer is expected. 
Essential Duties:
·        Interface with internal and external customers, subcontractors, and other stakeholders
·        Establish and implement execution plans that address performance, schedule, and budget
·        Manage interdependencies and integration among multiple projects, teams, and stakeholders
·        Work with line managers to secure sufficient staffing and equipment resources
·        Provide periodic status of cost, schedule, and technical progress
·        Ensure timely procurement, manufacturing, and validation of system components
·        Identify and manage risks and opportunities
-        Seven (7) years general experience in technical project/program management within the semiconductor industry.
·        Minimum two (2) years’ experience managing development programs of $4M+
·        knowledge of standard nanofabrication technologies including lithography, etch, deposition, cleans, metrology, and materials.
·        Experience managing contracts with US Government customers
·        Experience managing industrial subcontractors and supply chains
·        Proficiency with Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office
·        Good communication skills, both verbal and written
Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering discipline or related field
Physical Requirements:

Special Requirements:
U.S. citizenship
Ability to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance; active TS/SCI is strongly preferred.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $145,745 - $186,688 + bonus + benefits. 

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HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our Regular/Full Time benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.

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