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Research Program Manager I

Company: Rose International
Location: Redmond
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

  • **Only U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. may be considered as W2 candidates.**
    • **Please note that all Position start dates and duration are estimates and may be reduced or lengthened based upon a client's business needs and requirements.**
      Title: Research Program Manager I
      Location: Redmond(Onsite)
      Duration: 12 Months

      Summary:
      Reality Labs Research (RL-R) is dedicated to research and development required to deliver Client vision of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experiences that ship in five to ten years. As a Program Manager (PM) for Human Subjects Research, you''ll be a critical member of a multi-disciplinary team contributing to our efforts to gain a scientific understanding of the next generation of virtual humans, biomechanics, neuroscience, motion analysis, simulations, computer vision, and whatever else we dream up to create the ultimate AR/VR experiences.
      As a Program Manager for Human Subjects Research and for the Research labs, your role will be to work with technical program managers, research scientists, research assistants, facilities managers, network engineers, information technology and lab safety teams to drive, plan, and coordinate data collection in RL-R labs. To be successful, you will be eliminating barriers to your team''s success and ensuring the big picture stays in focus while delving into the details on specific issues. Ideal team members are adaptable and resilient, eager to attack unfamiliar problems, tenacious and clear in cross-team communication, and able to use a light touch to find ways to help research teams be more efficient.

      PROGRAM MANAGER - User Studies RESPONSIBILITIES
      Collaborate with Program Managers and Technical Program Managers to maintain and augment end-to-end support services for human subjects research, from inception, data collection, to final data analysis and publication; including maintaining training materials and administering training for new researchers and research assistants.
      Collaborate with other PMs in the assessment and implementation of new technologies to gain efficiencies for study set up and administration, ensuring that new technologies maintain strict compliance with Client data privacy and security standards.
      Assist research teams with user study safety, legal and ethics compliance, including informed consent workflows, hardware and lab safety, and Institutional Review Board (IRB) oversight compliance.
      Coordinate logistics for study room bookings and research assistant (RA) assignments.
      Coordinate IT and networking infrastructure set up, troubleshooting, and network security compliance for research/UX labs.
      Assist research teams with research participant recruiting and screening, including the maintenance and administration of screening surveys, participant database upkeep, and the implementation of new data handling procedures in response to policy changes.

      Top 3 must-have HARD skills:
      1 program management expertise
      2 Expertise in Microsoft and Google Office/Productivity Software

      Good to have skills:
      1 program management expertise in a research or technology development environment
      2 Expertise with program management software (e.g. Jira) and experience with CRM software (e.g. Constant Contact, Salesforce) or similar contact database software.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
      Bachelor''s degree Engineering or non-engineering field
      2+ years of program management experience
      Experience defining and driving project progress and schedules.
      Communication, cross-functional collaboration, relationship building, and leadership skills, with experience motivating people and resolving conflicts.
      Organizational, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills, with attention to detail.
      Resourceful, proactive, autonomous, and adaptable.

      PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
      Bachelor's Degree in a scientific discipline, user research, or administration.
      2+ years' experience in a research environment.
      Experience with program management software (e.g. Jira) and experience with CRM software (e.g. Constant Contact, Salesforce) or similar contact database software.
      Experience in program management for neuroscience or UX (user experience) teams.
      Experience working with multidisciplinary teams, e.g., research, software, and hardware.
      Experience managing budgets.
      Experience working with and reporting to an Institutional Review Board

      Be a part of groundbreaking research and development to deliver client's vision of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) experiences that ship in five to ten years. As a Program Manager (PM) for Human Subjects Research, you'll be a critical member of a multi-disciplinary team contributing to our efforts to gain a scientific understanding of the next generation of virtual humans, biomechanics, neuroscience, motion analysis, simulations, computer vision, and whatever else we dream up to create the ultimate AR/VR experiences.

      As a Program Manager for Human Subjects Research and for the Research labs, your role will be to work with technical program managers, research scientists, research assistants, facilities managers, network engineers, information technology and lab safety teams to drive, plan, and coordinate data collection in RL-R labs. To be successful, you will be eliminating barriers to your team's success and ensuring the big picture stays in focus while delving into the details on specific issues. Ideal team members are adaptable and resilient, eager to attack unfamiliar problems, tenacious and clear in cross-team communication, and able to use a light touch to find ways to help research teams be more efficient.

      Role will support all RL-R research pillars

      Rose International is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender (expression or identity), national origin, arrest and conviction records, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Positions located in San Francisco and Los Angeles, California will be administered in accordance with their respective Fair Chance Ordinances.

      If you need assistance in completing this application, or during any phase of the application, interview, hiring, or employment process, whether due to a disability or otherwise, please contact our HR Department .

      Rose International has an official agreement (ID #132522), effective June 30, 2008, with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Employment Verification Program (E-Verify). (Posting required by OCGA 13/10-91.)

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