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Program Manager - Engineering
Ref No.: 20-03761
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Austin
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date / End Date: 08/17/2020 to 08/17/2020
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Program Manager – Engineering for a direct hire position, in the Austin, TX area. 
 
At Genesis10, we recognize that our consultants are our most powerful resource. Selecting only the most talented and experienced consultants provides our clients with the best the industry has to offer. We take pride in attracting the world's finest business and technology consultants.
 
Genesis10 is a business and technology consulting company with offices nationwide and in Canada.  Founded in 1999, Genesis10 has more than 1,200 consultants specializing in project management, business analysis, business transformation and large-scale systems infrastructure and application integration for more than 100 companies, 85% of which are in the Fortune 500.  Genesis10 services a variety of industries including banking and financial services, insurance, energy, manufacturing, healthcare, telecommunications and more.  For more information, please visit www.genesis10.com.


Genesis10 is currently seeking a Program Manager – Engineering for a direct hire position, in the Austin, TX area. 
 
SUMMARY
The Program Manager will be responsible for leading and coordinating cross-functional development teams for introducing new products and solutions in in accordance with the New Product Development (NPD) stage-gate process. The successful candidate will need to coordinate cross-functional teams in the definition of the NPD scope and deliverables, as well as to plan and manage the organization readiness for the successful launches of the assigned NPD projects. This individual has a strong background as a successful project manager, with demonstrated successes in commercial product development of
software and systems solutions.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead NPD timeline development and tracking for the NPD process to achieve required introduction and launch targets
  • Facilitate software engineering project activities, including project and release planning, risk management, development milestones (sprint plans), deployment and maintenance activities using multi-disciplined SDLC practices (Waterfall, Agile, Kanban)
  • Oversees the development and maintenance of detailed project plans (functional requirements, project schedules, and risk mitigation plans).
  • Performs estimation efforts with functional managers on complex projects and tracks progress.
  • Coordinate project reviews; communicating project status and top engineering issues to project team and management
  • Drive suppliers / vendors, integrating their deliverables and schedules into project
  • Work with supply chain the manage end-of-life components/systems and integrate replacements into the product development and certification roadmap.
  • Directs the execution of multiple concurrent projects. Manages risks to ensure on time delivery of project deliverables. Works with functional managers to ensure all project activities are completed per plan.
  • Prepare for and chair monthly Program Review with executive team and functional leaders, including gate-review preparation and scheduling
  • Manage the stage-gate deliverables schedule to ensure that new products or solutions are launched successfully and on-time.
  • Work with functional leaders to ensure proper allocation of resources and technical expertise for the programs or projects.
  • Organize and facilitate regular cross functional team meetings and gate reviews.
  • Communicate effectively across all levels of the organization, including senior leadership on project status updates.
  • Create and maintain project documentation including status reports, meeting minutes, NPD schedules, changes, issues, gate reviews, and team presentations. Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Actively manage changes (scope, schedule and cost).
  QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering discipline (computer, electrical, industrial engineering)
  • Formal training in project management and/or project management certification (PMP) strongly preferred
  • Certified scrum master or other software development certification highly desired
Project Management Experience
  • 8+ combined experience in software project and program management, half of which   includes demonstrated experience in multi-discipline program management (hardware, software, regulatory, and vendor)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage software development projects in a commercial environment.
  • Expert knowledge of various SDLCs and project management methodologies, from Waterfall, Kanban to Scrum.
  • Agile Development and Scrum Master Certification preferred.
  • Implementation and demonstrated effective use of software development management frameworks and tools including Jira, Confluence, Rally and other project management and audit tools.
  • Experience with program management in a regulated industry, including secure coding practices, security audits and reviews, and formal phase-gate audits a strong desire.
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, project budgeting, and risk management techniques.
  • Able to make accurate work estimates and deliver project within schedule and budget constraints.
  • Experience in managing component and systems end-of-life, including alternative analysis and recommendation.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills balanced with results-oriented decision-making ability.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Ability to very quickly understand and relate project status and issues via clear verbal and written means.
 If you are a qualified candidate interested in this opportunity, please apply.

About Genesis10:
Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives. If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you. Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations. We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project. To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.
"Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”


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