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Project Manager IV

Company: Aditi Consulting
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Project Manager IV
Job Location: Redmond, WA
Job Duration: 12 Months

Summary: Team Overview
The Client Research Team brings together a world-class team of researchers, developers, and engineers to create the future of virtual and augmented reality, which together will become as universal and essential as smartphones and personal computers are today. Just as personal computers have done over the past 45 years, AR and VR will ultimately change everything about how we work, play, and connect. We are developing all the technologies needed to enable breakthrough AR glasses and VR headsets, including optics and displays, computer vision, audio, graphics, brain-computer interfaces, haptic interaction, eye/hand/face/body tracking, and perception science, and true telepresence. In particular, the client's Research Audio team is focused on two goals; creating virtual sounds that are perceptually indistinguishable from reality, and redefining human hearing.

These two initiatives will allow us to connect people by allowing them to feel together despite being physically apart, and allow them to converse in even the most difficult listening environments. We are seeking a contract project manager to help us advance an ambitious research project aiming to develop technologies that will augment human capabilities and enable effortless communication in acoustically challenging environments. We are accepting applications from individuals with proven project management experience in scientific research or technology development.
An ideal candidate would have familiarity with some or all of the following areas of research:
Audio signal processing
Machine learning and computer vision
Hearing sciences
Product Development (Hardware & Software Integration)

Oversee designated projects and provide the team with direction and support, including:
Defining project goals and timeline
Creating documentation
Coordinating technology development
Assigning and tracking tasks
Managing budgets, timelines, and resources
Create and update Project plans
Monitor problems, facilitate resolution, and implement changes as necessary to keep the project on track
Regularly report on project progress, dependencies, and risks to stakeholders
Take meeting notes that capture decisions and action items
Manage procurement projects for equipment and vendor services
Develop request for proposal (RFP) and statement of work (SOW) documents
Typically requires fieldwork in overseeing projects
Willingness to "roll up your sleeves" and take on operational tasks in support of the team's goals
Will report to a Technical Program Manager
Work experience in project management with a demonstrated track record of successful project completion
Proven project management, interpersonal, and communication skills, with strong attention to detail
Must be proactive, with proven ability to execute multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to collaborate cross-functionally with team members and individuals throughout the broader organization
Strong organizational and time management skills
Experience working in a fast-paced research and/or product development environment
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in computer science, or Engineering
Must have skills:
Tech program manager
5-10 years of experience
must be an engineer
Nice to have:
Audio experience with production like telecom, Alexa, Google Home, and consumer electronics.
Product assembly in Asia.
The Big 3 (Apple, Google, Microsoft).
Manager Notes:
5-day workweek.
The goal is no weekends and 42-ish hours max per week, but there is a possibility for more depending on the project.

Keywords: Aditi Consulting, Redmond , Project Manager IV, Executive , Redmond, Washington

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