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Engineering Program Manager

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking US - Engineering Program Manager


  • This position reports into the development organization, managing and tracking all aspects of the area’s software release execution.
  • This position creates, manages, and executes development release plans, establishes release scope, cost and price budgeting, deadlines and leads assigning responsibilities.
  • He/she will track the progress of releases and publish status information for development teams, implementation project teams, area management, and senior management.
  • The position coordinates release change management while building working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved with the hardware platforms. 
  • Is the focal point to develop and execute against release plans, including communicating status reports to key product stakeholders and executives. 
  • Proactively identifies risks and implements mitigation strategies for software releases to all levels within the organization. 
  • Works with teams to overcome roadblocks and impediments. 
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership skills and can motivate and direct teams of indirect resources with minimal supervision. 
  • Holds teams accountable for delivery of committed product release work against established release milestones, confronting issues head-on.
  • Serves as a liaison between product owners, developers, management and other stakeholders, educating as necessary and fostering quality communications across the organization. 
  • Removes obstacles to enable group efficiency and effectiveness while encouraging teams to have a continuous improvement mindset. 
  • Identifies and implements opportunities for new procedures or process enhancements both within development and across organizations. 
  • Works closely with the company’s overall Project Management Office to maintain consistency and drive best practices. 
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned. 

  • The Program Manager has seven or more years of similar work experience in the creation, management, and execution of project plans.
  • Outstanding knowledge and skills in Program/Project management theory, principles, and practices required.
  • Practical understanding of and experience in an agile/scrum environment required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in engineering. 

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Ability to manage the development of technical requirements from business requirements. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills working with all levels of the organization, both internally and externally. 
  • Leverage tracking tools such as Microsoft Project or JIRA to drive and track development progress. 
  • Comfortable with building sufficient product knowledge and understanding details along with associated impacts. 
  • Ability to balance and effectively prioritize numerous responsibilities. 
  • Strong use of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software. 
  • (MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage. 
  • Up to 10% domestic and/or international travel may be required.

Job Number: 1910099459
Job Location: Mason, OH
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 05/15/2019
Attention: Marjorie Santiago-Marquez
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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