Job Description :
Job Title: Hardware Development Program Manager
Location:NYC NY
Duration: Contract

Job Descrption:

?Program management of multi-disciplinary cross-functional team building highly complex interactive outdoor hardware product
?Develop and manage project schedules with engineering teams and communicate project status (Technical and Program) to stakeholders & upper management
?Work closely with project team members on vendor and equipment interactions, testing, performance characterization and regulatory certification
?Identify risks, develop mitigation strategies, and facilitate conflict resolution
?Manage deliverables from external HW & SW development partners and ensure tight co-ordination of HW & SW components
?Develop & manage project budgets & staffing requirements
?Lead the project team through typical Phase Gate delivery process (planning, execution, validation, delivery)
???Coordinate & ensure compliance with change control procedures
Coordinate readiness & delivery of intermediate and final production systems to internal groups and external customers
Bachelor’s or Master''s degree in Engineering or related technology field
5 years hardware or technology-based program or project management
3-5 years hardware development or manufacturing experience
Experience building integrated systems with components from many vendors
Experience with product life cycle, processes and tools for project planning
Experience creating project plans, release schedules & budgets
Development partner management (ie managing external development team deliveries)
Experience with handling change management
Behaviors Required: Team player….good negotiation skills, builds bridges across different functional groups
Strong analytical skills for vetting project issues and cross-team logistical challenges
Strong organization skills with an ability to manage competing demands
Experience with Communication at the executive level – clear, concise, recommend solutions (not just stating problems)

Desirable to have:

PMP certification
Agile scrum or Agile-like release experience (either development or release)
IoT or Cloud software experience
Networking technical expertise
Experience with products having complex installation requirements
Experience with outdoor, interactive kiosks or similar products
Experience with large outdoor technology enclosures