Technical Program Manager

You will help Engineering teams deliver on complex projects and engage with various teams (embedded, HW, FW) to manage short and long-term needs for products. You will work closely with other TPMs, PMs in various locations to coordinate and facilitate the execution of complex business needs.

Responsibilities and Duties

— Manage project schedules for multiple product lines and drive key deliverables with cross-functional teams to make sure teams are communicating clearly and key calendar dates are being met
— Collaborate with business, product management, engineering, and other teams to define and own projects and features (note: TPM doesn’t perform direct engineering and development management and has no direct reports)
— Proactively solve day-to-day challenges and exercises sound judgments
— Define, document and present projects and features from the high-level perspective
— Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
— Effectively communicate relevant project information to management
— Work with product management to agree on production schedules
— Route work between all responsible people in all stages of development
— Convey project changes and updates to appropriate team members
— Prepare regular status reports and distributes internally and externally if necessary
— Hold regular status meetings within TPM organization
— Ensure documents and digital assets are completed, updated, and stored appropriately
— Resolve and/or escalate issues promptly
— Manage both internal and external approvals
— Monitor scope creep and re-scopes projects if necessary

Qualifications and Skills

— Teamwork — knowing how to listen, share, cooperate and learn together as a team
— Positive attitude — important for difficult times incurred throughout the process
— Ability to articulate expectations — define deliverables and expectations to the team and management
— Manage by example — TPMs must be straightforward and knowledgeable in all dealings
— Be direct, do not overpromise and under deliver
— Practical experience (may be outdated) with embedded development
— Understanding of technologies and trends in embedded (depending on expertise area)
— Advanced skills in using project support/monitoring tools such as JIRA and Confluence

Management skills

— 5+ years of Project Management experience
— BS in Computer Science or related Engineering field
— Manage complex cross-functional teams deliverables
— Proven ability to deliver in a changing environment
— Experience building and maintaining Scrum process
— Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills with an ability to motivate teams and deliver results
— Ability to grow, scale, and sustain high performing groups and leaders
— Excellent presentation skills
— Advanced level of written and spoken English

We offer multiple benefits that include

— Competitive salary and perks
— PE accounting and support
— WFH and remote working mode possibility. Partial furniture compensation
— Social package, including medical insurance available from day one and a wellbeing benefit for sport and art activities, mental and physical health, available after trial period
— 21 paid vacation days per year, paid public holidays according to the Ukrainian legislation
— Educational possibilities like corporate courses, knowledge hubs, and free English classes. Semiannual performance review
— Free meals, fruits, and snacks when working in the office.


SQUAD is a research and delivery team working on impactful products.

We are gathering top notch minds in domains such as Research, Embedded, Hardware, Mobile, QA, Infrastructure, Delivery, Product and Design, and Analytics to collaborate on the latest smart home security/IoT.

Our modern labs feature test devices and leading optical equipment, creating a unique opportunity to work and innovate on real R&D in Ukraine. We are a growing team that operates with a startup spirit to generate solutions for products and raise the bar with every detail.

We pull together strong performers and foster an environment for creativity and discovery. We believe that the synergy of outstanding people and this environment can tackle any global challenge.

Forget good. Do great in SQUAD.

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Job posted on 16 September 2022
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  • Embedded, Technical Leadership, IT Project Management, project management
  • English: Upper-Intermediate
  • 3 years of experience
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  • explore Ukraine (Kyiv, Lviv, Uzhhorod)
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