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Electronics Project Manager

Updated: Aug 9

About Metawave: Metawave is pioneering disruptive millimeter wave technologies that accelerate the transition to highly automated and fully autonomous ground and aerial vehicle operation meeting safety and emerging services goals. With its patented, high-resolution all-weather imaging SPEKTRA radar modules, and associated software stacks, Metawave is delivering the missing sensor with unmatched long-range sensing and perception based on novel machine learning and AI to automotive, tracking, trains, aerial and drone customers. Its SPEKTRA™ radar is the first automotive analog beamsteering radar with resolution capable of distinguishing objects close to each other, in difficult driving scenarios and in all-weather conditions, making cars safer and smarter. Metawave TURBO™ active repeaters and KLONE™ passive reflectors enable faster, more efficient, and lower cost 5G deployments, bringing connectivity to billions of users both indoors and out. Metawave’s AWARE™AI object classification platform is the first demonstration of real-time radar object classification. Founded in 2017, Metawave is headquartered in Carlsbad, CA. Visit us at www.metawave.com, email us at info@metawave.com, and follow us on Twitter @metawavecorp, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Your Role: We are currently looking for a strong project management leader for Metawave product applications. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated excellence in understanding product cycle and managing schedules, deliverables and resources. ​ Responsibilities:

  • Drive product & project execution and innovation

  • Engage with our engineering & product teams to understand gaps with existing products and services

  • Reach out to users and clients regularly to understand gaps in existing products and understand future product needs

  • Own and create comprehensive product specifications

  • Lead and collaborate on all business readiness activities including product testing, end user education, rollout, iteration and support

  • Develop product metrics to foster a culture of data driven decision making

Minimum Qualifications: Experience

  • 5 years’ experience in product & project management

  • Technical experience with analytical tools, methodologies, and design

  • Experience working with senior leaders to drive business decisions

  • Define the project requirements and manage project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with stakeholders.

  • Update the project schedule and communicate changes to all involved parties using appropriate tools and templates.

  • Manage and leads key resources in the delivery of project in partnership with the customer to ensure acceptance, project closeout and transition.

  • Successfully plot and manages critical path.

  • Work with leads to prepare schedule and plan for development, test, production.

  • Maintain Project Documentation.

  • Coordinate and confirm deliverables.

  • Assess and manage project variances (e.g. schedule variance); evaluate impacts to overall project commitment.

  • Proactively identify and manage risks to produce an effective plan and risk assessment to keep with timelines and budgets.

  • Ensure formal review and approval procedures.

  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders (customer, subcontractors and Metawave team).

  • Manage expectations.

  • Create project budget and gain approval.

  • Track the project costs and support team in meeting milestones.

  • Accurately plan and update resource utilization for projects.

  • Escalate any conflicting resource requirements that may affect the delivery outcome.

  • Request additional resources when required in a timely manner.

  • Learn and understand the contract terms of vendor and customer relationships.

  • Accurately produce project highlight reports.

  • Provide tactical leadership regarding project priorities, timeline, resources, and issues.

  • Provide performance feedback for team members as appropriate. Chairs lessons learned meetings.

Education

  • BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:​

  • MBA in business processes for technology

  • Project Management certification, preferred

  • Experience in the Automotive Industry

  • Previous experience with startups transitioning to growth stage and beyond

Perks + Benefits:

  • Competitive salary package

  • Stock options for every employee

  • Hybrid in office and work from home plan

  • Healthcare + dental + vision + life & disability insurance

  • 401k plan

  • Flexible time off & paid holidays

  • Relocation assistance + reimbursement

  • Fitness Reimbursement


​​Metawave is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, service in the military, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. We will make a reasonable accommodation for any qualified applicant with a disability, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation and that the accommodation would not impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please let us know if you believe you require reasonable accommodation, or if you would like assistance to complete an application or to participate in an interview.




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