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R-10033444 Senior Technical Project Manager

Company: NXP Semiconductors
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Technical Project Manager

Business Line Description
Be an integral member of a global, highly-experienced team in R&D that drives the planning and execution of advanced microcontroller and microprocessor related projects. These projects are featured in a product portfolio with over four billion USD in annual revenue. Chances are that the car you drive, the intelligent devices that pervade your living space and the factories that produce the goods you use will contain one or more of the chips that you contribute to.
We are part of MCU/MPU Engineering, a central design organization within NXP, developing products for multiple business lines in Automotive, Internet of Things (IoT), Networking, and Radio Frequency products, with expertise in hardware engineering, including architecture, IP, and full SoC Design.

Job Summary:
Lead all phases of various SoC projects from architectural definition to validation
Create project plans with milestones, timelines, and ownership, and drive delivery
Facilitate related project calls with global cross-functional teams, drive progress and resolve issues
Facilitate project health check awareness and support executive/senior management reporting.
Work with internal and external partners to drive connectivity software and hardware integration and collaboration activities
Act as the first line of contact for issue escalation
Provide balance in technical support for architectural approvals, development, documentation closure and source control management (quality control).
Ensure that the team is effectively delivering on their objectives and all the plans are on track. Perform risk analysis, identify and execute on mitigation steps.
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Key Challenges
Leading effective meetings with diverse technical leaders, helping them prioritize and communicate clearly.
Influencing peers and managers and holding everyone accountable.
Drive strict project pace by accurately identifying technical risks for appropriate and timely closure.

Cross Functional Aspects
The team interfaces with R&D Senior Management, Business line Product Management and Business Line Program Management. Within R&D, this team interacts with functional leaders in every discipline related to chip development.
Within this role, you should expect to interact across functions, teams and regions on a daily basis.

Job Qualifications/Experience:
BS or MS in Electrical or Computer Engineering
10+ years of experience in embedded hardware design methodologies.
Deep knowledge in project management
Business fluency in English is a prerequisite
Experienced Manager with proactive and solution-oriented approach
Ability to drive business and innovation
Strong analytical skills and familiarity with complex environments
Good training and presentation skills
Good communication and leadership skills
Experience with Project Management tools such as MS Project or similar
General understanding in system design and architectural definition
Experience in working with engineering experts in a multi geography, multi-cultural environment
Proven strong leadership skills, team player, able to challenge the status quo and capable to switch between detail and helicopter view
Flexible, calm under pressure, and comfortable taking ownership in ambiguous environments

Job location:
Austin, TX

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