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  • Sector: Technology Infrastructure
  • Function: Technology
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  • Duration: 5 Months
  • Start Date: 11/21/2022
  • Expiration Date: 07 December 2022
  • Job Ref: Nelson_2173466_1667858350

Job Number: 2173466

Sr Technical Program Manager Telematics
$75-$82 hour
month contract
Newark, CA - onsite

Currently seeking an experienced Technical Program Manager, to lead projects to build and maintain software that runs or operates on Telematics Control Units. Position will identify risks, manage schedules, and communicate clearly with project stakeholders to all levels at AV car company. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment. Manage Telematics programs, defining milestones and success criteria, resource allocation and successful on-time delivery. Exercise technical judgment in working with large, cross-functional schedules, priorities, and status to all levels in the company. Define and execute long-term roadmaps for both single-team and cross-functional efforts related to embedded projects. Own and develop effective technical relationships with vendors. Influence technical decisions in working with large, cross-functional teams. Interface with engineering managers and engineers to estimate work efforts, define milestones and manage resources. Enable engineers in execution and cross functional dependencies. Track progress, resolve dependencies, evaluate risk and communicate status to upper management and project stakeholders, and engage and energize the project teams to achieve aggressive goals. Remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress, identify gaps in communication or schedule, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities, and drive results proactively. Implement Agile project execution with Agile iterative process.

MS/BS minimum in the areas of Computer Science, Computer engineering, Electrical engineering or other related fields or equivalent experience 4+ years of experience in Program Management on technical cross-functional projects, 7+ years of experience in highly reliable embedded systems software development.

Experience with Operating Systems, firmware, networking, IP design, Agile, Scrum, SOC, BSP and ASIC development. Experience in Unix/Linux environments and development tools. Experience managing execution and high-quality product delivery. Ability to exercise technical judgment in solving software engineering challenges. Ability to be an influential member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members. Knowledge of technical architectures, computer science, and software development lifecycle. Proven track-record of taking ownership and driving results across organizations and business unit. Experience in developing Telematics and Over the Air (OTA) Update systems is a plus. Expert knowledge of Atlassian Jira, Confluence and project management tools

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