Manager, Technical Program Management

Engineering /
Full-time /
The Position
We are bringing on a Manager for our Technical Program Management team, supporting and leading a group of amazing TPMs building excellent new products.  This is an especially key role in Framework, taking on a combination of people development, process development, and product development.  We’re looking for an individual who is passionate and experienced in all three of these areas.  This role is also a core member of our hardware leadership team, taking ownership of a large part of driving forward our mission to remake consumer electronics.

This is a Taiwan-based role with working location flexibility from home or from our office in XinYi Dist in Taipei.

What You’ll Do

    • Manage, mentor, and grow our team of Technical Program Managers based in Taiwan and the US.
    • Take individual ownership of one or more hardware product NPI processes, driving it from initial concept through production and sustaining.
    • Define and execute new processes to streamline hardware and software development as we continue to scale up the number of product lines we are creating and maintaining.
    • Build bridges with cross-functional partners throughout Framework, running internal and external meetings to drive alignment and progress.
    • Identify and mitigate risks; work to break through any technical, communication, and execution roadblocks both internally and externally to converge to development milestones.

What You Need

    • 8+ years of experience managing complex consumer electronics hardware programs.
    • 3+ years of experience as a people manager and a passion for supporting and mentoring individuals.
    • Expertise in working with JDM/ODM/OEM partners to drive program objectives.
    • Experience defining and program managing the development, test and release process for new hardware designs, firmware, BIOS, drivers and/or OS builds.
    • Strong written and verbal English communication abilities and familiarity with working across time-zones.

What’s Nice to Have

    • A background in electrical, mechanical, or software engineering.
    • Previous experience working in a startup.
    • A passion for environmentalism and/or DIY.
    • Experience working as a remote member of an international team.
    • Fluency in Mandarin.

What You’ll Love

    • Competitive salary, equity, and health benefits
    • Paid company holidays plus 20 PTO days per year
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Annual Health Checks
    • Flexible work hours and locations, including every other Monday off!
    • The chance to work at a startup that is making a positive social and environmental impact.