Principal HW Program Manager, Microsoft Devices Group in Redmond, WA

TitlePrincipal HW Program Manager
CategoryHardware Engineering
LocationRedmond, WA
DivisionMicrosoft Devices Group
Date AddedJanuary 27, 2015
Open Positions1

MDG - Microsoft HoloLens Team is continuing to revolutionize consumer electronic devices. The team that incubated Kinect and profoundly redefined the way people interact with technology is forming a product development team to change the world again! We are growing team of experienced device product developers, working in a startup environment on redefining experiences with epic technology innovation.

We are developing ground-breaking hardware, software and experiences across computer vision, machine learning, human-computer interaction, and image and video processing, networking and graphics. We will transform our ideas into reality through shipping a first-to-market product.

We are looking for a Senior Technical Hardware Program Manager to join our team. The candidate will be responsible for scoping development programs, driving decisions for feature sets and capabilities, creating and driving schedules, tracking, facilitating and reporting on program progress.

As a Senior Program Manager you will be responsible for programs including (but not limited to) the following:
-Team leadership for cross function product development team.
-Interface across multiple cross teams outside of the immediate org (e.g. software and experiences) in driving programs
-Define/execute to product feature requirements and to author application specifications or feature requirements
-Program manage the schedule, deliverables, product costs, and budgets
-Manage vendor engagements, including initial vendor selection.
-Establish legal contracts and author SOW. Obtain quotes, write POs, etc.
-Organize, present, and document technical and program reviews/status to Senior Management.
-The candidate must be willing and able to travel (domestic and international) to support design and manufacturing activities.

Candidate qualifications:
-8+ years of experience in program management within an engineering development team
-Full responsibility for at least 3 significant delivered-to-market product development cycles in high performance, consumer electronics industries.
-Hardware development experience
-Demonstrated cross-functional experience
-Excellent written and verbal communication
-B.S./M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field

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