Program Manager III


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Program Manager III

Cupertino, California Contract Job ID: 2210154076
Estimated Duration: 10 months

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Description
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Program Manager III.

Job Summary: 
  • The Audio Engineering team is seeking an engineering program manager to help drive collaboration between cross-functional engineering teams for embedded firmware development and coordination of features with OS teams and HW engineering.
Description:
  • In this dynamic position, you will develop, manage, and drive the end-to-end execution of software and embedded firmware development plans throughout the product development lifecycle and delivery stages. We are looking for someone who is flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to changes. 
  • Strong communication skills and experience across and between a diversity of teams and team members is critical. You will interact with a wide array of software engineering teams plus hardware engineering, EE, marketing, manufacturing, and other resources inside and outside Apple to create extraordinary audio products and accessories.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure product software and firmware requirements are clearly defined
  • Break down complex software/hardware issues into simple tasks
  • Develop and oversee comprehensive project plans
  • Identify and handle program cross-functional dependencies between teams
  • Communicate development milestones, project schedules and status updates and drive alignment across the organization and between teams
  • Coordinate with teams to identify, prioritize and track risks to schedule and product quality
  • Drive software / firmware factory readiness in support of hardware builds
  • Coordinate multiple validation plans across teams
  • Understand engineering issues and drive them to closure by bringing together key partners for decision-making
  • Grasp complex technical topics and abstract key issues and risks into an actionable form for executive management
  • Synthesize large amounts of data into a clear story and communicate to partners and organizations at all levels
  • Maintain an orientation toward teamwork and collaboration
  • Provide regular program status updates and communicate escalations as needed to executive team
Qualifications
Education: 
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related disciplines
  • M.S. is highly desired
Technical Knowledge:
  • Experience managing embedded software development in a product development environment
  • Capable of breaking down complex software/hardware issues into simple tasks
  • Knowledgeable of one or more technologies: wireless, DSP, battery, connectivity, UX/UI, embedded software, mobile software
Key Qualifications: 
  • Minimum 3 years of Engineering Management experience with experience managing software schedules and ensuring software feature delivery or minimum 4 years of Engineering Program Management experience in the consumer electronic industry
  • Minimum 3 years in consumer products as an engineering program manager or engineering manager, with experience managing software schedules and ensuring software feature delivery
  • Understanding of development and manufacturing processes including test validation
  • Track record of shipping products and managing them through the entire product life cycle
  • Experience working with off shore manufacturers and travel to manufacturing sites
  • Strong software development background (ability to read C code is a plus - writing code is not a job requirement)
  • Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles
  • Remain calm and flexible in times of ambiguity
  • Self-motivated and high-energy with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with diverse teams and interact, influence, collaborate, and negotiate effectively at all levels of management
  • Knowledgeable of one or more technologies: wireless, DSP, battery, connectivity, UX/UI, embedded software, mobile software
  • Current experience is a plus
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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