• Program Manager - Software Applications

    Job Location(s) US-TX-Richardson
    Job ID
    2018-2314
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Based in beautiful Richardson, Texas, we are CalAmp, the pure-play pioneering leader of the Connected Car, Connected Truck and broader Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Currently, we are seeking a Program Manager with at least 3 years of technical program management experience. This is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to work for a stable, well-established company that builds transformational technologies within the revolutionary domain of IoT.

     

    We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

    In particular, we offer:

    • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
    • Visionary leadership
    • Excellent compensation packages
    • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
    • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
    • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
    • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
    • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates

    Responsibilities

    The primary responsibility of this role would be to provide industry standard program/project management rigor and capability to a set of key projects for the SaaS Operations team.

    • Frequent and clear communications via email and meetings to keep clear alignment at all levels of the program
    • Manage the overall telematics program for a global CalAmp customer
    • Manage 6-8 concurrent projects of varying size and active phase
    • Assume overall accountability for the success or failure of managed projects
    • Accountable for the development/approval of scope and requirements
    • Accountable document and track the key milestones, finances & resources for a project
    • Develop a set of detailed tasks, dependencies, resources, task duration estimates, owners and delivery dates to successfully complete a project
    • Actively track status and facilitate the completion of the milestones and individual project tasks
    • Proactively report on risks to the project team and stakeholders
    • Aggressively coordinate/document the creation of mitigation plans for risks/issues
    • Provide standard status reports on completion date, revised estimates, new task requirements, risks, issues and mitigation plans
    • Manage the scope change control process
    • Drive day-to-day completion of activities with the project team
    • Report status/escalate & resolve issues with the executive stakeholders

    Qualifications

    Must Haves

    • 3-5 years of project management experience in software development and/or operations role
    • Successful completion of multiple Enterprise-level programs for a Fortune 500 company
    • MS Project expertise
    • Bachelors Degree
    • PMP Certification

    Stong Pluses

    • Telematics industry experience
    • Logistics expertise
    • Wireless /Cellular project experience
    • Masters Degree

     

    If you are a talented Program Manager with at least 3 years of experience and an interest in the Internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so apply now if interested.

     

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