Senior Project Manager, IoT

Software Engineering Boston, Massachusetts


Description

We are Silicon Labs.  We are the leading provider of silicon, software and solutions for a smarter, more connected world.

We hire the most innovative talent in the world through professional and university channels and then solve the industry’s toughest problems, providing our customers with significant advantages in performance, energy savings, connectivity and design simplicity.  Silicon Labs’ software and mixed signal engineering teams create solutions for customers in diverse markets including Internet of Things, internet infrastructure, industrial automation, consumer and automotive. We take pride in our products and in our people, and that’s one of the many reasons we continue to be awarded Most Respected Public Semiconductor Company. Learn more at www.silabs.com/careers


The Opportunity

Project Management at Silicon Labs is recognized as a core function to enable the Company to excel in quality and delivery in the IoT space. This role will drive software project management processes and executions models for our IoT business as we work to make software project management a core competency.  The scope of responsibility includes all communication protocols and products in our IoT portfolio, with a primary focus on wireless software.

Operationally, the role involves working with key stakeholders throughout the org to drive definition planning and execution on company roadmap objectives. The role encompasses wearing many hats to drive progress across multiple disciplines in SW product development, orchestrating successful product delivery by working with sales & support, product management, engineering (IC hardware, software, applications), SQA, quality & security compliance, product marketing and end customers.

The position is critical to achieving our goal to be the leader in IoT end node technology. Learn more about our portfolio here: https://www.silabs.com/solutions/iot

 

Essential Functions

  • Provide product leadership by working with cross-functional teams to create and manage schedules for our IoT software and embedded firmware products
  • Manage projects from concept through delivery to include generating schedules and resource plans, monitoring progress, managing change control, managing risk and issues
  • Record detailed requirements, constraints and assumptions with team members in order to establish the project deliverables and schedule
  • Ensure common understanding and collaboration across the org by setting expectations in accordance with the project plan
  • Formalize final acceptance for the projects by ensuring that the delivered products and services company with the agreed deliverables list, scope and organizational procedures
  • Prepare and present bi-weekly project summaries to key stakeholders

Requirements

  • BSEE, BsC, or other technology-related degree with 10+ years of industry experience
  • 5+ years of proven experience in a Project or Program Management role
  • Certifications in Project Management desired

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong understanding of the relationship between embedded firmware development and IC Design
  • Detailed understanding and hands-on experience in software development lifecycle and methodologies, including traditional agile and waterfall methods
  • Ability to influence, communicate effective plans, and build trust among cross-functional engineering teams and leaders
  • Mastery using modern project management tools (Confluence, Jira, Portfolio Manager, MS Project, etc)
  • Familiarity and understanding of continuous integration, DevOps, build environments, and SW release processes


Benefits & Perks

  • Great medical (Choice of PPO or Consumer Driven Health Plan with HSA), dental & vision plans
  • Highly competitive salary
  • 401k plan with match and Roth plan option
  • Equity rewards (RSUs)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)
  • Life/AD&D and disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Adoption assistance
  • Back-Up childcare
  • Additional benefit options (Commuter benefits, Legal benefits, Pet insurance)
  • Up to 25 days off per full year (2 weeks of vacation, 1 week floating holidays, & 10 company holidays)
  • 3 paid volunteer days per year
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Tuition reimbursement & in-house employee development
  • Quarterly hack-a-thon for fun and learning
  • Onsite gym with instructor led fitness classes
  • Fun team building & philanthropy events quarterly
  • Free food – snacks, drinks, coffee, weekly Friday lunches

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.