System Engineering Program Manager - Full Time

(US) Mountain View CA , Austin TX, Portland OR, Fort Collins CO /
Engineering – Platform Engineering (HW) /
Full-time
/ Hybrid
Join a cutting-edge and well-funded hardware startup in Silicon Valley as an Engineering Program Manager. Our mission is to reimagine silicon and create computing platforms that will transform the industry. You will have the opportunity to work with some of the most talented and passionate engineers in the world to create designs that push the envelope on performance, energy efficiency and scalability. We offer a fun, creative and flexible work environment, with a shared vision to build products to change the world.

We have multiple engineering program management positions in the system and platform space. Get in on the ground floor and help build a highly effective execution machine!

Responsibilities

    • Actively drive Platform Hardware projects from concept to deployment and beyond
    • Interface with external vendors and manage delivery to/from them
    • Careful upfront planning to orchestrate the necessary tasks in the optimal sequence
    • Work closely with engineering team members and vendors to meet an aggressive schedule of deliverables
    • Simplify complex problems into fundamentals for ease of communication
    • Identify mitigations of risk and follow through to successful completion

Requirements

    • Strong leadership with a passion for getting things done right the first time
    • Ability to drive technical discussions, ask the right questions, and prioritize the next steps
    • Exceptional organizational skills
    • Great collaboration, communication, and teamwork
    • Hands-on attitude
    • Familiarity with project management tools like JIRA, Smartsheet, and/or MS Project
    • Several years of experience managing external vendors for pcb manufacture, board and system assembly, test and shipping
    • Nice to have: Experience using local vendors for small builds and remote ODMs for larger builds

Education and Experience

    • 3+ years of technical leadership and project management
    • MS or BS degree in a technical subject area