Engineering Program Manager

Casa system   •  

Andover, MA

Industry: Business Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 387 days ago

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously within a fast-paced organization.
  • Deliver projects on time/cost/meet customer expectations.
  • Manage risk with pro-active schedule management and risk mitigation to meet project launch commitments.
  • Track commitments by Company personnel, sub-contractors, other project contractors, and customers that affect the success of the Company.
  • Generate and document timely commitment reminders to those who must meet the commitments and solicits documented responses.
  • Utilize MS Project and budget related tools.
  • Gather, confirm and use the proper Project Engineering documents, drawings, etc. related to assigned projects.
  • Review and gain approval of working budgets and time lines for all projects.
  • Review and gain approval of all Engineering / Purchasing requisitions.
  • Guide the Project Team/s in the proper activation, testing and completion of assigned tasks.
  • Review the quality of work on all projects and take corrective action, as appropriate.
  • May submit, review and approve monthly project invoicing and accruals.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSCS/EE degree or equivalent; post-graduate degree a plus.
  • 5+ years of hands on experience in Software/Hardware engineering.
  • 5+ years of Program Management experience.
  • 5+ years of relevant systems engineering experience.
  • CMTS, video equipment or related telecommunications equipment/devices experience is desirable, but not required.
  • Ability to work efficiently within deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent computer skills; MS Office including Project.
  • Good understanding of sales and operations planning, product planning, portfolio management, product development and manufacturing strategies of product life cycles, including supply chain operations and financial modeling.
  • Able to take calculated risks in the face of uncertainty and have excellent project management skills.
  • Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles; remains flexible and calm in the face of ambiguity.            
  • Understand technical issues and drive them to closure by bringing together key stakeholders for decision making.
  • Detailed knowledge of product development processes as well as a strong understanding of manufacturing processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively, to work independently and effectively in an ambiguous and changing environment.
  • Detail oriented & thorough, with ability to think "big picture" and understand the key trends and levers that drive the business.
  • PMP certification a plus.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities and re-prioritize as necessary in order to align with current business objectives.
  • Experience with product cycle form board bring up phase to manufacturing phase would be a plus.

672