Qualcomm Senior Automotive SW Program Manager in San Diego, California

Job Description:

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Job Title

Senior Automotive SW Program Manager

Post Date




Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

CDMA Technology at http://www.qualcomm.com/about/businesses/qct

Job Area

Project/Product Management


California - San Diego

Job Overview


Hiring Automotive SW PM position to develop, define, and to execute plans of record, that includes: schedules, budgets, resources, deliverables, and risks. Monitors and drives the program from inception through commercialization by tracking to key milestones, managing dependencies and deliverables, interfacing and coordinating with cross functional teams as well as 3rd party suppliers for development, Integration and test. Represents the program and drives alignment across stakeholders and establish and exercise escalation path when necessary. Understanding of Automotive SW product cycle and key SW OS technology are a key plus when engaging in strategic planning and solving issues that require reconciling multiple approaches with different parties.


?Collaborates with key stakeholders and program sponsors to develop program goals, set the prioritization of deliverables, discuss involvement of business processes (e.g., program change management, communication) and drives decisions necessary for on time delivery.

?Manages and takes responsibility for multiple medium sized programs/technology with moderate complexity by applying up-to-date program management knowledge to meet deadlines.

?Develops and manages the execution of the program Plan of Record (e.g., on time, on budget, within scope) for multiple medium sized programs which include schedule and resource forecasting, stakeholders? identification, method and frequency of communication, scope, and prioritization.

?Establishes key program metrics and manages team to take action to ensure program success when metrics deviate from Plan of Record.

?Identifies and secures resources to ensure alignment of team with program/technology demand for multiple medium sized programs with moderate complexity.

?Drives teams to identify program issues/risks, and create a risk mitigation plan for multiple medium sized or a single complex program(s). Maintains and updates the risk tracker.

?Promotes program vision and objectives within the team, ensures program objectives are met or exceeded, presents program vision to management, and gains buy-in from stakeholders.

?Promotes adoption of processes by applying best practices and identifying and executing process improvement initiatives across the Program Management team.

?Knowledge of program management methodology (e.g., planning, scheduling, tracking, execution). This includes the ability to effectively use program management tools to carry out the program management function.

All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

  • 4+ years Program Management experience or related work experience.

  • 3+ years working with operating budgets, resources, and/or project financials.

Preferred Qualifications

?Experience and familiarity with automotive SW OS platforms, especially in QNX is plus

?3 to 5 years working with PPM tool for resource for project resource management, budget management and tracking project financial actuals vs. estimation.

?Experience with program management tools such as dashboards, Gantt charts, Salesforce etc.

?PMP Certification preferred(optional)

?Experience with 3rd party Management would be a plus

Education Requirements

See Above


EEO Employer: Qualcomm is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or any other protected classification.