About the Technical Program Manager Position

SUBPAC is looking for a strong HW and SW Engineering Program Manager with startup experience in consumer electronics. A love for music is a must.


  • Develop and manage the complete hardware and software project schedule with geographically diverse engineering teams. Team members included in programs may vary between SW, HW, Product, NPI, Test, DFX, Supply Chain, Compliance, Reliability
  • Ensure that deliverables and interdependencies are managed and reflected in schedules
  • Develop and maintain budgets with key stakeholders
  • Work closely with licensing partners, ODMs and vendors in manufacturing environments on product development schedules, dependencies and budgets
  • Identify risks, develop mitigation strategies, and facilitate conflict resolution among a cross-functional team of engineers
  • Synthesize large amounts of data into a clear story and communicate to stakeholders and organizations at all levels

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, with a preference for Electrical
  • 3 years of relevant program/project management experience managing cross-functional teams in a startup environment utilizing agile methodologies
  • Consumer electronics and embedded software experience
  • Experience using software tools to manage complex schedules and resource plans
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 30% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Development experience in managing functional engineering teams and working with international ODM partners
  • Experience with managing POC and related NRE projects for large scale partners
  • Experience with consumer product design and manufacturing including development, verification, certification and factory processes
  • Knowledge of product lifecycle, development and verification tools, processes and operations planning
  • Strong team player and creative thinker who is able to lead technical teams, cross functional groups and vendors against plans
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Experience with audio electronics products is a major plus
  • Familiarity with international quality management standards is a plus