Pelican Imaging is building the next leapfrog technology in computational imaging – with the potential to change every camera in the world.
The Senior Software Program Manager/Chief of Staff will work on our next generation embedded software running on multiple hardware families and OSs (Android, IOS, Windows, etc.) .
This senior program manager position requires the ability to work across multiple software, hardware, technology teams (and OEM/customers) for end-to-end delivery of our key camera products. Working across the Pelican team as well as the many software/hardware vendors in the ecosystem.
You are a Program manager and Leader who loves solving impossible problems and have lead multiple cutting edge technology development efforts.
Technical: Solid technical knowledge in embedded software space and the ability to quickly learn both the depth and the overall system view.
Program Management: Detailed planning with engineers and then be able to translate and create excellent program plans, synthesize information for different audiences. Execute flawlessly. Push the envelope, mitigate risk, deliver with excellence.
This is a proactive leadership position – not a “note-taker” program manager. You will lead and be involved in all aspects to deliver the product.
Deep practical experience in both Waterfall and Scrum/Agile methodologies.
Management: All the influence, authority, and delivery skills of an experienced technical program manager with the explicit authority to deliver across the company. You will be working at the detailed level with engineers, as well as operating as the Chief of Staff for the VP SW Engineering.
This team delivers high-quality production software to Smartphone OEMs. You will work closely with a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team of engineers.
This position reports to the Vice President of SW Engineering.
Love delivering excellent products- SW+HW - real leadership running cross-functional teams and projects – hands on program management at all levels
10+ years developing and/or leading complex software projects with outstanding leadership – drive for success
Exceptional project planning and execution track record. Experience with project planning tools such as Merlin, Microsoft Project, Jira, Grasshopper, Rally and other techniques
Experienced in implementing best in class software methodologies, best practices across teams
Mobile and Embedded project experience, along with ecosystem+partners management
Executive level analysis, presentations, ability to synthesize multiple view points and summarize effectively
Scrum Master experience
Tracking and management of detailed datasets, dependency management, and proactively solving problems
Passion for solving problems and identifying new ones
Management and leadership experience
Led or worked in a team developing imaging software
Expertise with digital cameras, camera processing pipelines and image quality fundamentals and metrics
Experience shipping a Smartphone or Smartphone component through qualification and mass production
Imaging, 3D, machine vision, AI, and related experience a plus