Principal Technical Program Manager
Are you inspired by invention? Is problem solving through teamwork in your DNA? Do you like the idea of seeing how your work impacts the bigger picture? Answer yes to any of these and you’ll fit right in here at Robotics. We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting edge advances in robotics and to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers’ experiences in ways we can’t even yet. We invent every day. We are Robotics and we will give you the and support you need to invent with us in ways that are rewarding, fulfilling and fun.
is seeking a Technical Program Manager. In this role you will be responsible for scoping and delivering large projects end-to-end. Responsibilities include collection of business and requirements from internal and external customers, writing specifications, driving project schedules from design to release, and managing the production launch. You will lead and coordinate design/implementation efforts between internal teams and outside merchants and vendors to develop optimal solutions. You will be expected to make appropriate tradeoffs to optimize time-to-market, clearly communicate goals, roles, responsibilities, and desired outcomes to internal cross-functional and remote project teams.
The right candidate will enjoy finding solutions to hard problems, possess a strong program management background, will have demonstrated experience leading medium to large projects and will have a well-rounded technical background in at least one of these areas: enterprise / distributed , machine learning, robotics or web . You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and get the job done. As a TPM, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected. Maturity, high judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence, analytical talent and leadership are essential to success in this role.
* 5+ years experience working in an enterprise product environment
* 5+ years experience with planning delivery in an agile or service-oriented environment
* Experience with business applications such as Word, Excel or MS Project
* Experience managing efforts in Unix/Linux environments, distributed and/or developing large scale applications
* Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
* Experience with Web services a plus
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