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Program and Product Manager

Bellevue, Washington | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 08/23/2017 Job ID: 17402 Industry: Hardware

Position Title:  Program and Product Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client is seeking talented Program and Product Managers to join their team in Bellevue, WA.  

The ideal candidate will have a strong technology background, experience in technical product development, and with specialties in the Semiconductor/Electronics, mobile, wireless, and security industries. The candidate will have a successful history of leading complex program and product development efforts in a fast paced environment from concept to product delivery.

Job Requirements:
  • Manages programs of a large global scope, impact and complexity through all phases of the life-cycle.
  • Manages inter-dependencies and integration among multiple projects, teams, and stakeholders.
  • Handles cross organizational programs of broad scope and high complexity or of broad scope and moderate complexity usually managing a core team that manages functionally specific teams.
  • Sets direction for programs directly related to corporate policies or important business operations to meet strategic goals of significance.
  • Leads the core team and guides performance of functional teams.
  • This employee is the key interface with stakeholders and leadership internally and externally.
  • Assigns overall tasks to others managing general areas of responsibility in support of program goals.
  • Exercises judgment and discretion to develops solutions, remove obstacles and redefine approaches.
  • Oversees identification of tasks and research, dependencies, costs assign resources, and communicates expectations to core team members.
  • Creates/tracks/adjusts the program schedule.
  • Assesses risks and identifies solutions to timely, efficient achievement of program goals.
  • Ensures that quality standards and budget constraints are met.
  • Ensures appropriate progress against schedule and takes remedial action as appropriate.
  • Prioritizes utilization of resources with other functions.
  • Has advanced understanding of the technical concepts, architecture, systems, development methods, and disciplines associated with the defined program, and utilizes knowledge to accelerate project completion.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Biomedical Engineering required; MS in Engineering preferred.
  • Technical in-depth understanding of Biometrics (HWs, sensors, SW, algorithms) and their applications required. Experience in the smart cards industry preferred.
  • 7-10 yrs. of experience in people management, program/product management and platform portfolio management.
  • Proven technical capability / experience as a full-time program manager in the semiconductor or relevant industry.
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile methodology.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, presentation and communication skills required with high attention to detail.  
  • Strong team building skills and able to develop relationships with Engineering, Sales, Production, and Management.
  • Timely and decisive decision-making skills, outstanding time management skills, flexible and easily adapts to change and positive attitude and professional approach.
  • Desirable: Master degree or equivalent experience.
  • ASIC program management preferred.
  • PMP certified preferred. • This position will be traveling 10-15%, domestic and international.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

Laura Garcia

I am a recruiter who works with people over the span of their careers. I have worked in Technical staffing for 17 years in the Puget Sound area primarily as well as nationally. I specialize in working with Technical/Engineering professionals in any area of Hardware or Software product development. I listen to what you are looking for, I am honest, forthright in giving feedback, and responsive and communicative through the hiring process. I am passionate about putting Vets back to work and Minorities in Engineering roles.

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