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Job Description

Position: Product Validation Technical Project Manager 

Location: Sunnyvale, CA – 100% Onsite 



Roles & Responsibilities: 

·                Manage and drive system level validation of hi-tech wearable products following normal New Product Introduction (NPI) development schedules.  

·                Program manages product validation efforts and report status to the using agreed forums and tools. 

·                Drive and execute validation to meet key deadlines and priority goals 

·                Leading teams, delegating work, monitoring work progress, and Status Reporting to customer 

·                Drive key performance indicators (KPIs) for quantifying system performance of NPI prototype hardware for comprehensive product validation.  

·                Develop program schedules based on complex dependencies. Identify critical path items. 

·                Drive continuous improvement with the functional domains.  Improve and develop processes in how status, data, and issues are reported and tracked. 

·                Working with cross-functional teams leads to defining test plans, test procedures, drive test execution, and data collection. 

·                Proficient in understanding when/how to escalate issues/risks/blockers and know when to ask for help.  

·                Utilize various project management tools to help manage deliverables (action tracking, gantt charts and schedule visuals, critical path).  

·                Work with the team leads to priorities project deliverables.   

·                Work with the functional domain leads to estimate resource needs (people and equipment) based on validation scope.  

·                Convert large data sets into clear summaries for stakeholders at all levels.  


Minimum Qualifications: 

·                Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent industry experience.  

·                5+ years' work experience in consumer electronics industry and end to end hardware development processes.  

·                Excellent technical program management skills.  Proficient in developing complex schedules, estimating resource needs, driving actions, publishing meeting minutes, driving weekly customer status meetings. 

·                Experience in one or more relevant areas: EE testing (SoC, Memory, high speed interfaces) Firmware/Embedded Software, Audio, Connectivity (WiFi/BT), cameras, displays, sensors electro-mechanical fixtures,  

·                Experience in developing test strategies, encompassing the creating of test plans, design of test cases, development of custom tools, and formation of testing architectures. 

·                Excellent communication skills.



·                Experience in debugging and analysis using metrology, system logs, software traces, and customer field feedback 

·                Experience in working with embedded systems and software, using SoCs, MCUs, memory, 

·                Experience with Python or Matlab and capable of doing shell/ batch scripting as required.  C, Java. 

·                Knowledge of test automation frameworks and work experience in Android and iOS apps automation with Appium 

·                Capable to work on both MAC and Windows operating systems.