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Audio Hardware Program Manager - Agile/Scrum

Company: Ursus, Inc.
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Audio Hardware Program Manager - Agile/Scrum
RATE RANGE: 45.60 - 57.00


Our organization is seeking an on-site Technical Project Manager with Agile Scrum experience to manage scientific research projects. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading all phases of the project life cycle, from conception to completion. This is a full-time contract position that requires a highly motivated individual who can work collaboratively as well as independently. 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


Manage the entire project life cycle of scientific research projects and ensure that they are delivered on-time, within scope, and within budget
Facilitate Agile Scrum processes and ceremonies, such as sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and retrospectives under guidance of internal Scrum leaders, and work within the team's Scrum@Scale framework to coordinate cross-team planning
Coach team members on our approach to Agile Scrum methodology and track team progress against project milestones
Work collaboratively with technical leaders and research team members to define project objectives, schedule, scope, and resource allocation, in alignment with organizational roadmaps
Coordinate project approvals, including legal, privacy, and research ethics reviews
Manage project communication and report progress to stakeholders
Conduct risk management and mitigation planning to ensure project success; proactively identify and address potential project issues or roadblocks
Ensure all project documentation is created, maintained and archived throughout the project life cycle
Willingness to "roll up your sleeves" and take on operational tasks in support of the team's goals
Typically requires field work in overseeing projects


Minimum of 5 years' experience as a Technical Project Manager working in a fast-paced research and/or product development environment, preferably in scientific research, applied research, or similar field
Experience working on cross-functional project teams utilizing Agile Scrum framework
Familiarity with project management software, such as Jira
Strong communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization
Must be proactive with ability to execute on multiple tasks simultaneously
Ability to manage and prioritize competing deadlines, with strong organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills

Top 3 must have skills:

Experience with Agile project management (Scrum)
5 YOE with research/technology and product development and successfully managing team projects
Strong communication skills and can work independently (self-starter)


Bachelor's degree in computer science, electrical/systems engineering, business, or a related field
PMP and/or Agile Scrum certification preferred


Keywords: Ursus, Inc., Redmond , Audio Hardware Program Manager - Agile/Scrum, Executive , Redmond, Washington

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