Senior Engineer Program Manager (Silicon/ Pre-Silicon) (Markham, ON) in Markham at Volt

Date Posted: 11/30/2019

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    24 weeks
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    Volt Branch

Job Description


We are looking to hire a Senior Engineer Program Manager (Silicon/ Pre-Silicon) to work for our Client in Markham, ON for approximately a 6 months' assignment with the possibility of extension, through our Company Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

Job Description:

  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: An American Multinational Semi-conductor Company
  • Title: Senior Engineer Program Manager (Silicon/ Pre-Silicon) 
  • Term: 6 months with the possibility of extension
  • Location: Markham, ON L3T7X6
  • Pay Rate: $46.10 – 56.74/hr (T4) (T4) + benefits available
  • Shift: Day Shift Monday to Friday at 37.5 hours paid time per week + working some off peak hours to support different time zones as needed

*Interview process: 1) Phone interview 2) In-person interview with Manager and Senior Leaders and Colleagues  

*Note: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information*

*Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada without employment sponsorship*

Manager Requirements for the Selected Candidate:

  • Be able to support different time zones.
  • Have Silicon or pre Silicon planning experience and execution experience (Top choice)
  • Have a Drive and project experience to manage cross-functional projects
  • Experience working with supply chain and design engineers, such that it is an end-to-end job function SDLC
  • Can align to the program requirements
  • The Selected Candidate needs to only understand the technical function of the role. It requires managing programs, budgets, schedules, etc.

THE ROLE: We are seeking a Program Manager for the GPU Product Engineering Team in Markham. This is a great opportunity to use your silicon production experience to define and manage key product deliverables/schedules and drive cross-functional activities.

THE PERSON: The successful candidate has outstanding presentation and delivery skill--and is comfortable collaborating with all levels and org functions. They are a team player with a commitment to meeting deadlines and an aptitude to thrive in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment.


  • The Program Manager will be responsible for pre-silicon planning. Once silicon arrives, he/she will drive customer samples execution and high volume manufacturing readiness.
  • Managing horizontally across several functional organizations is a key job function.
  • The role will require working hand-in-hand with our Asia engineering counterparts, extensive interactions within the product engineering organization, and interacting with several other internal organizations (design, supply chain, marketing, platform).


  • Experience w/ taking ASICs, GPUs, or CPUs from 1st Silicon to volume production
  • Experience working in a team environment and actively driving solution
  • Experience in communicating and coordinating across multiple internal functional organizations (Engineering – US and abroad, Supply Management, Finance)
  • Background in Silicon Program Management or PMP Course Completion
  • Background in Solid State Physics, Computer Architecture, Digital or Analog Design
  • Background in Product Engineering or Test Engineering
  • Degree: BSEE, BSCE, MSEE, MSCE or equivalent (6 years post-grad experience).

Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is committed to meeting the needs of applicants and employees with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please let us know if you need an accommodation during any part of the application and selection process.

Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is an Equal Opportunity employer