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Program Manager

San Jose, CA

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Positions available with a VERY cutting edge technology company doing 3D display with no glasses or headsets. Just 3D images in thin air in-front of and behind the display. Company is well funded having just closed a large A Series round and is founded and run by very bright proven players who have built and successfully released previous cutting edge technologies/companies.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Building the world’s highest resolution holographic display, a first of its kind, requires a multidisciplinary team of SW Engineers, Optical Engineers, Electrical Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Light Field experts, and others who must work together effectively and efficiently. The Program Manager will help coordinate between teams, contractors, and vendors. The ideal candidate has a technical background, experience as a Program Manager, and has worked with an interdisciplinary team in the past.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead internal meetings, vendor meetings, and monthly/quarterly program reviews
  • Own a project tracking tool, and ensure that it is being used and updated appropriately
  • Follow up with co-workers, contractors, and vendors to exchange information on goals, milestones, risks, and issues such as material shortages
  • Participate in project planning, and communicating goals and objectives to all team members
  • Generate periodic reports as required by the program
  • Keep notes and records for all meetings with vendors, and be able to start and end each meeting with a summary of deliverables and action items
  • Reach out to team members and do some independent research in order to understand the basics of the technology that you are helping manage
  • Other tasks as assigned

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Reach out to team members and do some independent research in order to understand the basics of the technology that you are helping manage

REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications

  • Degree in a technical field, or commensurate experience
  • At least three years of experience in project management
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, superiors, subcontractors, vendors, and customer representatives to exchange or convey
  • information in a timely, accurate manner;
  • Strong leadership and motivational skills in managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Skilled in organizing resources and establishing priorities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, often with competing deadlines
  • Ability to handle difficult and sensitive situations, using sound, common-sense judgment
  • Proficient with project tracking tools
  • Proficient with Word and Excel

Key Competencies

  • Technical background
  • Project Management experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Management of multi-disciplinary teams
  • Organizing resources
  • Establishing priorities
  • Management of multiple tasks
  • Project tracking tools
  • Word and Excel