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Senior Project Manager

ID:  2785
Function:  Engineering

Agoura Hills, CA, US

Why Teradyne?  


•    We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions.  We are the #1 Automated Test Equipment (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, AutoGuide Mobile Robots, 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 along with highly skilled and experienced Management team have been a catalyst for delivering outstanding business results and growth.

•    The long tenures of our workforce at Teradyne are a direct result of our company’s intellectually challenging, emotionally intelligent, and flexible environment.  

•    Teradyne’s culture provides our seasoned professionals freedom to innovate as well as the opportunity to exercise time management skills.  Work life balance is a priority.  



How will you make a difference?
•    You will be leading multi-site, multi-discipline, cross-functional teams in an innovative and collaborative environment.  Under your leadership, the project teams will define and deliver committed prototypes, demonstrations, and / or product.

•    You will be 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.


What will you do?

•    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.

•    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, using clear and concise communication to all stakeholders including Senior Management.  

•    You may get an opportunity to mentor Junior PM(s).

Basic Qualifications & Skills


How will you get here?
•    10+ years of Technical Project Management and Product Development experience is required.
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification preferred.
•    Experience managing team in multiple geographic locations. 
•    Experience influencing and leading without direct authority. 
•    Proficiency in communicating to a broad range of audiences.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
•    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.
•    Association with PMI and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.





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