Extended Reality R&D Manager in Fort Collins, CO

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5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

Manager work within this job likely includes: Applies subject matter knowledge to manage staff activities in solving common and complex business/technical issues within established policies. Manages non-exempt/exempt individual contributors and/or supervisors. Has accountability for results of a major program in terms of cost, direction, and people management. Provides guidance on process improvements and recommends changes in alignment with business tactics and strategy for area of responsibility. Plans, manages, and monitors operational/tactical activities of Staff. Staff members' work will involve strategic issues. Recruits and supports development of direct staff members.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct and ongoing leadership for a team of individual contributors designing and developing new products, enhancements, and updates. and coordinating projects for systems software, including operating systems, compilers, networking, utilities, databases, and Internet-related tools.
  • Manages headcount, deliverables, schedules, and costs for multiple ongoing projects, ensuring that resources are appropriately allocated, and that goals, objectives, timelines, and budgets are met in accordance with program and organizational roadmaps.
  • Communicates project status and escalates issues to direct managers, program managers, and internal and external development partners.
  • Manages relationships with internal and outsourced partners and suppliers, including setting expectations regarding deliverables, product quality, schedules, and costs; ensures that team members are effectively communicating and collaborating with outsourced resources.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for process improvement and cost reductions opportunities.
  • Provides people-care management for assigned team members, including hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, and career development; ensures that proper knowledge and career development tools are in place to support ongoing team member and process development.
  • Leads multiple project teams of other software systems engineers and internal and outsourced development partners responsible for all stages of design and development for complex products and platforms, including solution design, analysis, coding, testing, and integration.
  • Manages and expands relationships with internal and outsourced development partners on software systems design and development.
  • Frequently represents the software team to management and other internal groups
  • Acts as an expert providing direction and guidance to process improvements and establishing policies
  • Provides domain-specific expertise and overall software systems leadership and perspective to cross-organization projects, programs, and activities.
  • Refactoring and developing new software architectures to support new capabilities (both hardware and software)
  • Defining new feature acceptance criteria with Marketing
  • Participating and leading technical meetings
  • Participating and leading development processes
  • Driving steady and regular cadence of public software application releases

Education and Experience Required:

  • 2+ years of people management or related experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 6 years' experience in technology development, processes, and methods. A Master's degree is a plus.

Education and Experience Desired:

  • 5+ years of people management or related experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with a minimum of 6 years' experience in technology development, processes, and methods. A Master's degree is a plus.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong leadership skills, including coaching, team-building, and conflict resolution.
  • Advanced project management skills including time and risk management, resource prioritization, and project structuring.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including negotiation, presentation, and influence skills.
  • Advanced business acumen, technical knowledge, and extensive knowledge in applications and technologies.
  • Strong multi-tasking and prioritization skills.
  • Strong communication skills (e.g. written, verbal, presentation); mastery in English.
  • Good understanding of HP's policies and processes.
  • Possessing the following leadership qualities:
  • Integrity
  • Attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency
  • Goal oriented
  • Motivator
  • Able to implement creative solutions.
  • Delivers results