Hardware Engineering Program Manager

Palo Alto, CA

This position will report to our Director of Hardware engineering.
 
castAR is building a high-caliber, innovative team, pushing the boundaries in augmented reality gaming. If you are exceptionally motivated and looking to get in early with a company on the brink of delivering the next breakthrough in entertainment, this is your opportunity! Come join a team focused on bringing a truly unique product to the world.
 
The Hardware EPM is responsible for the technical management and support of engineering development projects. The Hardware EPM will manage and lead a cross functional team of skilled EE, Firmware and ME engineers. This role manages and tracks schedules and communicates risks and priorities. The successful candidate will be following up on day to day activities with the engineering team having the top level project goals in sight at all times.
 
The Hardware EPM role is highly technical. You will utilize a solid EE/CE background to understand technical details of cross-functional issues and risks. This will enable you to set the proper priorities and put risk mitigation plans in place.

What you'll be doing:

  • Lead cross-functional development teams
  • Management and tracking of development schedules
  • Identify and prioritize project tasks and risks
  • Drive suppliers to integrate their deliverables and schedules into the project
  • Communicating status and the big picture to the project team and management
  • Project risk assessment

What you'll need to have:

  • BS EE/CE degree required, MS desired
  • 3-5+ years of industry experience
  • 3-5+ years of project management experience
  • Excellent communication skills verbally and written
  • Experience with portable consumer electronics devices
  • Strong technical background
  • Experienced in setting up project schedules and work breakdown structures
  • Ability to travel internationally to support builds

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