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Job Title: Sr. ASIC Technical Program Manager, Compute.

Location: Full Remote

Job-Type: Contract

Referral Fee: $250 +/- $155/mo

Employment Eligibility: Gravity will consider US Citizens, Green Card Holders and those with full-time US Employment Authorization (H-1B Candidates). We are also open to contract or “corp to corp” agreements for highly qualified candidates.

Position Overview:

Gravity is looking for a Sr. ASIC Program Manager responsible for design, development, commercialization, and on-time delivery of custom ASIC’s required by our next generation spatial computing device.

The successful candidate will possess strong experience designing, developing, and launching to mass production custom ASIC’s for consumer electronic devices.

Our client is a ground-breaking augmented reality company that has raised >$2.6B of private equity investment. Their proprietary wearable technology that enables users to interact with digital devices in a completely visually cinematic way. This client’s mission is to harmonize people and technology to create a better, more unified world and they are looking for bright and eclectic people to achieve this mission.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Define program scope, goals and deliverables; incorporate input from cross-functional team members and communicate to senior stakeholders.
  • Create, maintain, and drive schedule by monitoring progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.  Implement, manage, and communicate program changes.
  • Actively assess program health, utilize technical, managerial, and leadership skills to keep program velocity on track.  Understand and exercise escalation process both internally and externally to ensure high quality, on-time delivery.
  • Lead complex technology partnerships with external vendors, integrate external teams and results into critical path and manage deliverables against SOW’s.
  • Work closely with product owners and dependent product teams in defining the vision and ensuring team is doing the right thing for the end user.
  • Prioritize team activities, lead decision-making process, and make appropriate commitments to dependent teams and stakeholders.
  • Lead team through cycles of learning during the development process, advocate continuous improvement in product and process performance.
  • Proactively identify and manage program risk; apply sound engineering problem-solving techniques and innovative mitigation plans to deliver excellence.
  •  Lead design control activity, including but not limited to requirements, risk analysis, verification and validation protocols and reports, design transfer.
  • Implement metrics as required bringing visibility to product and program health.
  • Lead process improvement as required to deliver scope of work assigned.
  • Facilitate design reviews according to quality requirements, ensure appropriate technical authorities are represented and design feedback is incorporated.
  • Support Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs during relevant Corrective & Preventive Actions (CAPA) and Nonconforming Product Report (NPR) investigations.
  • Assist in management of headcount, budget, and purchasing activities.

Required Experience & Skills:

  • Drive, drive, and drive.  Appropriate balance of gracious and tenacious.
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in a technical program management, program management, or product development role.
  • Experience designing, developing, and launching to mass production custom ASICs for consumer electronic devices.
  • Deep understanding of hardware and software development processes and procedures as well as knowledge of the product development life cycle.
  • Track record of understanding of how and when to use popular project management methodologies (Agile, Waterfall, Critical Path, etc.).
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft and Google productivity suites and working knowledge of Jira, Kanban, Tableau, etc.
  • Education:
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Physics, Master’s degree preferred
  • PMP certification, CSM, 6 Sigma certification preferred
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