We are a high-tech engineering firm who needs a project manager to help drive our business forward. 50% Software Engineering / 50% Project Management is preferred. Educational requirements are MS or PhD in Physics, Software Engineering or other technical discipline. Strong technical aptitude is required along with the motivation to learn and help drive success in others. LabVIEW, MatLAB or other Programming languages required.
This is a position with a small and growing company presenting that rare opportunity for the right person to make a great career and lifestyle choice. If you have the desire to formally manage projects while helping build very challenging client solutions, you will definitely want to consider this position as your next step.
For us, finding the right combination of talent and personality to integrate with a small but extremely talented engineering team is critical.
You will manage client projects on a daily basis developing budget, estimation, milestone development and keep projects on track. Work with engineering on requirements analysis and SOW development to help understand all technical requirements of the project developing stakeholder consensus and regularly communicate with stakeholders; and work to get products and projects completed on time and under budget. You will often participate in the assembly, building or coding on complex project work as well. So this is not a pure project management position to start, but a hybrid PM/Engineering position to start that will wear multiple hats.
Responsibilities and Duties
Guide the customer / project process while partnering with our top engineering talent to design and develop solutions to complex challenges.
Work on a wide range of engineering projects and software development.
Formally estimate budget and manage project milestone achievement often as the first line of communication to the client.
Host regular team and client review meetings on project status consistently driving estimating, customer projects with a strong dedication to customer satisfaction.
Drive project cost capture from hours to components helping with purchasing where needed.
Qualifications and Skills
Must have an advaced degree in computer science, engineering or physics. MS or PhD. PhD in Physics, Mathematics or other technical discipline strongly preferred.
2-4 years of formal project management experience.
2-4 years of advanced software development experience.
Candidates must be either a U.S. citizen or already legally working in the U.S. No visa sponsorship nor relocation assistance is available for this position. We are not accepting applications from offshore or remote candidates at this time.
Job Type: Full-time; Part-time