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Program Mgr, Sr Staff

Company: Synopsys
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Program Mgr, Sr Staff


USA - California - Pasadena, USA - Massachusetts - Marlboro, USA - USA

Job Description and Requirements

Senior Technical Program Manager
Job Description and Requirements

  • Drive optical systems and optical product development services sales
  • Interface with customers on optical systems and optical product development projects
  • Oversee, coordinate, and lead a dynamic team of engineers and subcontractors to deliver a multitude of optical systems and optical product development projects on-time and on-budget in a manner that exceeds our clients' expectations
  • Develop and foster authentic, long-lasting relationships with clients and further develop business opportunities
  • Prepare written proposals, statements of work, and budgets
  • Act as the main point of contact for your clients and be responsible for all project/program related items
  • Possess the technical abilities and skills to guide a multidisciplinary team of engineers in all aspects of multiple project
  • Analyze complex systems and architect solutions in collaboration with engineering teams.
  • Learn and adopt relevant new technologies, tools, methods, and processes
  • Establish infrastructure for muti-disciplinary program management, sub-contractor management and sales operations of optical systems engineering and optical product development services
  • Assist in defining and implementing program management standards, processes and methodologies
  • Develop operational metrics to track resource loading, project progress and performance
  • Manage technical specification development for external client projects in collaboration with internal engineering consultants
  • Develop and maintain resource planning for support of ongoing and new initiatives
  • Maintain effective communication with all partnering functions and management to ensure program success
  • Lead by example and have a deep commitment to the organizational goals
  • Drive resolution of cross-functional issues impacting all programs
  • Qualify new subcontractor engineering service and manufacturing partnersRequired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
    • Excellent program management skills
    • Detail oriented, highly organized, and decisive
    • Proven ability to plan, organize, lead, and monitor a wide variety of team efforts to successful completion
    • Excellent technical and operational problem-solving skills
    • Expert-level knowledge of regulatory, laboratory and manufacturing requirements related to the assigned project
    • Expert-level knowledge of best practices in program management, CRM, order management, and inventory infrastructure solutions and methodologies in the context of engineering services and contract manufacturing.
    • Management of complex systems engineering requirements in systems such as DOORS
    • Proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, internal and external; building trust, gaining consensus, and resolving conflicts
      * Proven ability to supervise and drive multiple projects / assignments simultaneously
      * Proven ability to resolve a wide range of operational issues
      * Excellent creative problem-solving abilities, coupled with a desire to take on responsibility
      • US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED: Current security clearance or ability to obtain one.
      • Minimum of 12 years of working experience in program management across multiple disciplines including optics
      • Experience in developing and nurturing effective high-level internal and/or external customer relationships
      • Experience in supervising and driving complex programs and initiatives
      • Experience in driving infrastructure processes and infrastructure development
      • Prior experience in managing multi-disciplinary product development teams involving system trade-off decisions, error budget allocation, hardware design (including optical systems) and software/firmware development
      • Prior Experience with engineering document control best practices for hardware engineering, hardware manufacturing, and software product development
      • Experience in optical systems product development, manufacturing, and QA/QC for government, commercial, medical and consumer markets
      • Familiarity with ISO 9001 certification and QA/QC best practices for both services and manufacturing.
      • Experience in meeting FDA, CE, UL, and aerospace application product requirements
      • Minimum Bachelor's (MS or PhD preferred) in engineering or science discipline.
        About Synopsys
        At Synopsys, we're at the heart of the innovations that change the way we work and play. Self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence. The cloud. 5G. The Internet of Things. These breakthroughs are ushering in the Era of Smart Everything. And we're powering it all with the world's most advanced technologies for chip design and software security. If you share our passion for innovation, we want to meet you.

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        Inclusion and Diversity are important to us. Synopsys considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, military veteran status, or disability.


        Job Category

        Program Management


        United States

        Job Subcategory

        Program Management (Technical)

        Hire Type


        Base Salary Range

        $133,000 - 232,000

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