Updated: Apr 22, 2021
About Metawave: Metawave is solving today’s real-world problems in highly automated driving and in high-speed wireless communications by using advanced beam focusing and steering technologies. Our mission is to make driving safer and communications faster and more reliable. We develop our technology from ground up to highly scalable and modular platforms that cater to various radar sensing applications. Leveraging artificial intelligence and highly integrated analog front-end modules, Metawave is advancing automotive radar to the next-level to meet customers’ metrics and enabling mobile carriers to rollout high-capacity networks seamlessly , economically and more efficiently. Metawave demonstrated the first beamsteering radar system capable of distinguishing objects in all-weather and difficult driving conditions, SPEKTRA™ radar platform, making travel safer and smarter. Metawave technology will bring high-speed connectivity to billions of users though our high-speed state-of-the-art 5G platforms, TURBO™ active repeaters and KLONE™ passive relays, enabling connection in bustling cities, busy office buildings, crowded concerts and sporting events, and under-serviced pockets all around the world. Metawave is conquering the millimeter wave world of sensing and communication. 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).
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.
BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
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
Flexible time off & paid holidays
Relocation assistance + 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.