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Project Manager

Company: Aerotek
Location: Cary
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Duties and Responsibilities:Leads New Product Development (NPD) teams to deliver connected solutions consisting of firmware, software, hardware, mobile (iOS/Android) application, and web application solutions from concept to post-release with a strong sense of urgency, utilizing company product launch process (stage-gate).Projects may include embedded firmware, software, and hardware with the facilitation of development Blitz or brainstorming Kaizen events, chair project meetings, update task, budget, and resource progress on weekly schedule updates, and logs issues, risks, Lessons learned, and documents contingency plans for all projects.Responsible for managing large-scale and/or moderately complex departmental and cross-functional development projects and monitoring/controlling scope, schedule, and budget with Sponsors.Collaborates with engineering, product management, operations, supply chain, finance, and all other stakeholders to identify and prioritize critical project milestones and deliverables.Develops project plans identifying schedules, scope, product and project success criteria, Spelling: pointrequirements, collect 3-point estimates, logs issues, risks, Lessons learned, and documents Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and daily task activities.Leads weekly cross-functional project meetings and maintain minutes/notes/action itemsContinuously gathers feedback from all project team members to track progress and mitigate risk.Identifies project-related issues and risks, documents all risks in the risk database, and escalates to the project sponsors and Functional Management early before they affect the critical path.Maintains awareness of technical progress and risks for assigned projects, confers with technical personnel to identify and initiate corrective actions, resolve issues, and scheduleUnderstands the role of project sponsors and uses the project sponsor to support change control (scope, schedule, and cost), remove roadblocks, and negotiate with stakeholders as required.Coordinates project activities with cross-functional team members to ensure project goals and requirements are met on schedule and within budget.Prepares project status reports and facilitates both technical and non-technical meetings/design reviews in order to keep management and other stockholders informed of project status and other related project issues.Will provide input for performance appraisals for team members and participate in 360 Reviews.Develops and maintains technical and project documentation, including project/process deliverables.Learns and masters all requirements of Pentairs NPD process, 3D (Discover, Develop & Deploy). Works collaboratively with other Pentair global design centers, manufacturing plants, and strategic suppliers as needed.Lead teams through the defect resolution process and resolution system issuesCoordination of software releases to improve the release management processSkills:project management, software, device, hardwareTop Skills Details:project management,software, deviceAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Skills and Experience Requirements:B.S. degree in Engineering, Software, Electronics, IT, or related from an accredited institution (MBA or advanced technical degree is a plus).Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is desirable or can be achieved within 12-18 months of hire.5+ years of Project Management experience, leading cross-functional project teams without direct supervisory responsibilities following applied PMI practices in daily Project Management.2+ years of engineering experience (prefer high volume production, consumer electronics, and product development environment).2+ years of managing project teams related to embedded firmware, software, and hardware is desirable. Experience with the Agile software development processPrevious IoT experience is highly desirable (cloud/server services, Wi-Fi modules, C/C++ software bridges from product to the cloud).Experience working with, developing, or managing the development of consumer mobile Apps (iOS/Android) is highly desirable.Knowledge and experience in the software development lifecycle processesMust have excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with innate/natural relationship-building communication skills.Experience Level:Intermediate Level About Actalent:Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. Were supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, Cary , Project Manager, Executive , Cary, North Carolina

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