Senior Program Manager

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Date: Mar 31, 2024

Location: Agoura Hills, CA, US

Company: Teradyne

Organization & Role

Teradyne is #1 ATE Company in the world.  Our semiconductor test portfolio is transforming the way companies test chipsets for automotive, industrial, communications, consumer, smartphones, and computer and electronic game applications. We have expanded our product portfolio through the acquisitions of industry-leading companies like Universal Robots, MiR, and LitePoint, who are experts in their fields. These companies allow Teradyne to meet the evolving needs of our customers and have transformed us into the global test and automation powerhouse that we are today.


 Our World class Engineering and Program Management Organizations, with highly skilled and experienced Management team, have been a catalyst for delivering great business results and growth. The longevity of the workforce at Teradyne is an artifact of our flexible yet challenging environment which provides our seasoned professionals the freedom to innovate, exercise time management skills and work life balance. 


 How will you make an impact / a difference?

  • By leading multi-site, multi-discipline, cross-functional teams in an innovative, collaborative environment to define and deliver committed prototypes, demonstrations, and / or product, all using our phase-gate or iterative processes.
  • By successfully delivering to the agreed scope, schedule, budget, and quality while managing execution, scope changes, risks, trade-offs, expectations, and communications.

What will be your growth path? 

  • This role has the potential to grow into a more encompassing position as a Program Manager leading very complex, large-scale programs with significant business opportunity and impact.


This is a hybrid role based out of our Agoura Hills, CA location


  • You will be responsible for successfully delivering to the project goals and business results associated with them.


  • You’ll lead complex projects negotiating trade-offs, determining, and committing to aggressive yet achievable scope, schedule, and budget to deliver winning business results by applying state-of-the-art project management tools and techniques.


  • You’ll aggressively drive and monitor all day-to-day project work, making sure that problems are surfaced early and resolved quickly.  Depending upon the scope of the project, you may have an opportunity to utilize Junior PM(s)’ bandwidth for day-to-day project work. 


  • You’ll escalate and drive issues, that are out of the project team’s control, through the management chain for rapid resolution.


  • You’ll lead project and phase gate approval reviews, providing clear and concise written and verbal communication to all levels of the project team and stakeholders including project Sponsors, and tailoring style to a broad range of audiences and situations.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
  • Must have experience managing complex technical projects with Electro-mechanical design and SW elements in a product development environment on aggressive TTM timelines.
  • Experience managing team in multiple geographic locations.
  • Experience influencing and leading without direct authority
  • Self-motivated, accountable individual with strong commitment to meeting personal and team goals as well as professional development.
  • Strong expertise in systematic approach to problem-solving.
  • Exceptional competency to lead and drive complex decisions.
  • Excellent organizational and written / verbal communication skills.


  • Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in an Engineering discipline, is required (or equivalent experience)
  • 10+ years of Technical Project Management and Product Development experience is required.


 Teradyne is not considering candidates who require sponsorship for this position.




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