Program Manager

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking Program Manager for an opportunity with a client located in Los Altos, CA. Our client is seeking someone to work on a project. The candidate will be responsible for the technical management and support of engineering development projects.


  • Responsible for managing and lead a cross functional team of skilled EE, SW, RF, and ME engineers

  • You will manage and track schedules and communicates risks and priorities

  • Following up on day to day activities with the engineering team

  • Design, manage and track the development schedules for hardware devices by creating and maintaining a streamlined process

  • Capturing parallel designs and clear paths to closure with owners for each action item

  • Responsible for evaluating and prioritize tasks and risks of hardware products

  • Root cause/ mitigate risks and failures to minimize development costs and development cycle time

  • Responsible for driving suppliers to integrate their deliverables and schedules into the project

  • Collaborating with silicon teams on off-the-shelf and custom silicon solutions

  • Interaction with cross-functional team including PCB layout

  • Responsible for development and implementation of rigid/flex board designs in devices and special one-shot board

  • To assist in development and testing cellular and and wireless technology devices

  • Track and drive hardware validation progress for devices including validation of wireless/radio technology including WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and cellular, as well as overall system electrical characterization

  • Provides timely issue resolution and critical path management as top priorities shift

  • Offer multiple levels of status across a wide spectrum of individual contributors

Key Qualifications:

  • BS EE/CE degree required, MS desired

  • 2-4+ years of project management experience

  • Detailed knowledge of product development cycles

  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes including PCB and flexes

  • Experienced in setting up project schedules and work breakdown structures

  • Excellent communication skills verbally and written

  • Strong interpersonal skills, oriented toward teamwork

  • Ability to filter and distill relevant information for the right audience

  • Self motivated and proactive

  • Demonstrates creative and critical thinking capabilities

  • Understands and deals well with rapid development cycles

  • Experience in consumer electronics

  • Ability to travel internationally

  • Strong background to understand technical design details for radio and wireless performance of iOS devices in order to identify cross-functional issues and risks


  • Chinese language skills

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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