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Senior Program Manager

Company: Seek Thermal
Location: Santa Barbara
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Hi, We're Seek Thermal.Join us on our mission to make thermal imaging a part of everyday life!At Seek, you'll get to work with the world-class engineers that pioneered the technology, and now they're building an organization that's built on that same pioneering spirit...but we can't do it alone. We want your ideas, your enthusiasm, and your passion to help us make thermal imaging a part of everyday life, for everyone.Our StoryThe company was founded in 2012 by two industry pioneering scientists, Bill Parrish, PhD and Tim Fitzgibbons PhD, who spent 40 years advancing the state of military and professional-grade thermal imaging technology. Following their previous two companies, Amber Engineering and Indigo Systems, each with successful acquisitions, Seek Thermal is their third venture with the mission to make thermal imaging a part of everyday life.An unseen world of energy surrounds us. We only see some of it with our eyes, light from a source of energy reflected on objects around us. But even though we can't see it, all objects produce or retain heat. When viewed through a Seek Thermal camera, this world of heat can be converted to images, providing important information useful in solving everyday problems that are otherwise invisible to the naked eye. Seek thermal imaging lets you see the world of heat instead of the world of light.Seek Thermal is partnered with Raytheon and NXP to design and deliver high-quality, affordable thermal imaging sensors and products across the globe at scale. As one of the few companies in the world capable of building sensors, Seek Thermal has shipped hundreds of thousands of thermal imaging products around the world as it continues to make thermal imaging an accessible, everyday tool, so people can do their jobs safer, faster and smarter.What We're Looking ForWe are seeking a Sr. Program Manager to lead our development teams to create new commercial thermal imaging products. The Sr. Program Manager is responsible for leading the design and development of products that fulfill customer, manufacturing, and market requirements. You will work closely with sales, marketing product management, engineering development, and production teams throughout the product life cycle process. Additionally, the Sr. Engineering Program Manager is responsible for maintaining program logistics (requirements, schedules, deliverables, documentation, status dashboards, etc.) for projects assigned. Qualified candidates must have outstanding organizational skills and attention to details, with an ability to multi-task in a dynamic team environment. Previous experience working in a technical field is required. This position will report directly into the VP of Product Management and Marketing.Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent ResidentPosition may work a hybrid of in office and work from home. Must be geographically located in Santa Barbara CountyWe love where we work, and so can you.What You'll Do-- - - The Sr. Program Manager will lead all development activities with overall organizational responsibility for project success-- - - Create and maintain detailed requirements, schedules, and deliverables, decomposed into hardware,software, compliance, reliability, and manufacturability sub-requirements-- - - Work with cross-functional teams daily to resolve issues and advance projects forward-- - - Track and manage issues/risks by working with internal and outside team members and stakeholders-- - - Document project decisions and provide cross-functional communication-- - - Update project status dashboards for management review-- - - Create, collect, and organize documentation from project initiation through closure-- - - Capture lessons learned and provide feedback into the product development process-- - - Ensure project execution follows the New Product Development process-- - - Serve as primary engineering project interface with customers and 3rd party development partnersMust-Haves-- - Bachelors of Science degree (BS) in Engineering, Physics, Math, or related field with at least 5 years professional engineering experience. In unique cases, extensive work experience can substitute for BS degree requirements-- - Knowledge of electrical/mechanical/optical/software product development and associated manufacturing-- - Knowledge of standard project management software and tools (scope, schedule, work management, etc.)-- - Knowledge in infrared systems, analysis, measurements, and testing desired-- - Ability to make decisions, and effectively lead tasks and meet challenging deadlines-- - Ability to build strong relationships and effectively partner with others-- - Ability to train, mentor, and influence the work of others in a positive way-- - Ability to multi-task in a rapid paced environment-- - Strong sense for self-direction with the ability to work under limited supervision-- - Strong communication abilities, both verbally and written-- - Strong presentation skills with experience conveying key points to drive productivity effectively.Statement of Equal Opportunity At Seek Thermal, we value diversity in backgrounds and perspectives and depend on it to drive our innovative culture. That's why we're a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe that our products, our teams, and our business are stronger because of it. This means that no matter what race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status, you're always welcome at Seek Thermal.PM18Requirements:PI185408276SDL2017

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