Wireless Program Manager

    • San Diego, CA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce is currently seeking a Wireless Program Manager (Carrier Certification) to join our rapidly growing technology client in San Diego, California (CA). Responsibilities:

  • Manages risk plans, resource plans, budget, schedules, communication between key company groups, and other associated PM processes
  • Ensures that all features are properly prioritized, adequately staffed, and executed to meet the schedule, quality and business goals
  • Identifies and mitigates project risks
  • Provide engineering guidance and support to designers and OEM partners for new products
  • Oversees project budgeting, resource utilizations, material planning, and project planning
  • Constructs and administers the project management plan and insures change control processes are used effectively to communicate scope, schedule, or resource variations to stakeholders
  • Provides regular program performance updates/reviews to management


REQUIREMENTS:
  • BSEE required
  • Carrier Certification required
  • 10+ years of wireless work experience
  • 5 years minimum project management experience and previous wireless experience managing projects involving modems or smartphones which involved software and hardware development
  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex projects, preferably those projects dealing with new HW and FW design
  • Experience with engineering processes for HW, FW, mechanical design, and factory introduction
  • Familiarity with LTE, CDMA-1xRTT/EVDO, and GPRS/UMTS standards desirable
  • Knowledge of 802.xx standards desirable
  • Experience working with 3rd party suppliers/ODM's a plus
  • Experienced in using MS Project
  • Must have the ability to lead/influence a global team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to direct and coordinate the work activities of the project team
  • Ability to communicate directly to senior management
  • Willingness to travel as needed, overseas experience is preferred
Qualified candidates must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. This company does not sponsor or transfer H1-visa individuals. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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