Senior Technical Architect - Program Management

Location:
Detroit, MI

Desired
skills and responsibilities:

5+
years senior in a leadership, customer, supplier relationships , account
management, 10+ years related experience
in program managementExperienced
with Sales , Marketing - ensuring gross margins , maintain budget, scope &
schedule Recent
significant systems/software experience with complex development cycles that
span multiple release versions.Expertise
in driving complex cost reduction projects and program deliverablesExperience
in evaluating project and quality processes and track project progress , Report
status internally to organization and to customer. Experienced
in end to end program management including readiness of manufacturing plants. Extensive
experience in client facing roles preferably with distributed teams. Proactive
Risk management , Status reporting both
internal to orginzation or to customerMust
have general knowledge of automotive infotainment systems and their
applicationsPMP
certification preferredWillingness
to travel upto 25% of time. Ability
to articulate vision and influence decision making outcomes with internal
stakeholders, external suppliers, and the customer.Must
have a "whatever-it-takes" attitude , Strong Business AcumenDiplomatic
leadership skills , Proven and effective
communication, analytical, judgment, initiative and execution skills.Manage
customer relationships , 10+ years of
related experience in program management, project leadership, and/or account
managementExperience
with distributed teams , end to end program managementMust
have general knowledge of automotive infotainment systems and their
applicationsBuild
and maintain customer interface team to support relationship and manage overall
program development. Must
ensure success and profitability of
product launch , work with Sales and
Marketing to hit gross margins, budget, scope and program scheduleProactive
Risk management, Evaluate
processes, track and measure project
success. , manage all program/product delivery elementsMust
provide program status updates, represent
program to Internally to Sr. Management duing program, quality and
operations reviews. Be
the primary escalation point for both internal and external program
communications for the dedicated customer base.Set
direction and influence cross-department engagement for program execution and
drive synchronization across multiple program teams.Proven
and effective communication, analytical, judgment, initiative and execution
skillsWillingness
to travel up to 25% of time. PMP
certification preferredBuild
and manage customer relationships at a release engineer and manger level , 10+ years of related experience in program
management, project leadership, and/or account managementExperience
with distributed teams , Involvement in multiple software development life
cycles , end to end program management
including readiness of manufacturing plants. Must
have general knowledge of automotive infotainment systems and their
applicationsBuild
and maintain a customer interface team to support relationship and manage
overall program development. Ensure
overall success and profitability of the product launch (i. e. work with Sales
and Marketing to hit gross margins, introduce new features, etc). Own and maintain budget, scope and program
schedule for infotainment programs. Proactive
Risk management - cordinate meetings with multi discipline functions to address
these.Evaluate
processes, track and measure project
success. (Manage all program/product delivery elements) by ensuring adherance
to client processes.Provide
weekly program status updates, represent
program to Internally to Sr. Management duing program, quality and
operations reviews. Report
progress of programs to customer and with in organization.Be
the primary escalation point for both internal and external program
communications for the dedicated customer base.Set
direction and influence cross-department engagement for program execution and
drive synchronization across multiple program teams.Responsible
for communicating the customer requiremetns with the teams and interface with multiple groups to ensure
cusomer’s requirement expectations are being met.Proven
and effective communication, analytical, judgment, initiative and execution
skillsPMP
certification preferredWillingness
to travel up to 25% of time.

Keywords:

Program
management , Account management, Maintain project budget, scope and schedule ,
Project status reporting , Distributed cross functional teams , Risk management
, leadership skills , stakeholder management, Automotive infotainment.