Technical Project Manager in Redmond, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/7/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Redmond, WA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Technical Project Manager 

This company in Redmond, Washington is seeking a Technical Project Manager for a contract, possible temp to hire role. In this dynamic position, you will develop, manage, and drive the end-to-end execution of hardware, embedded firmware, and operating software throughout the product development lifecycle. We are looking for someone who is flexible and can respond quickly, energetically, and enthusiastically to changes. Strong communication and experience across and between a diversity of teams and team members is critical. The Technical PM will interact with all engineering design disciplines plus safety, reliability, marketing, manufacturing, and other resources inside the company to create exceptional products.

Technical Project Manager Job Duties

  • Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.
  • Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
  • Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments.
  • Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.
  • Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
  • Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
  • Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Ensure product 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 achievements, project timelines and status updates and drive alignment across the organization and between teams.
  • Coordinate with teams to identify issues, prioritize tasks and track risks to schedule and product quality.
  • Coordinate with operations to drive 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.
  • Maintain an orientation toward teamwork and collaboration.
  • Provide regular program status updates and communicate critical issues as needed to executive team.

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years of experience as a technical project manager required.
  • Understanding of development and manufacturing processes including test validation.
  • Track record of shipping products and managing them through the entire product life cycle.
  • Strong background in software and hardware technologies.
  • 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.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer