Engineering Program Manager at Snap Inc.
Spectacles are Snap's hand-free camera that take in both photo and video content that is shareable on, and off, Snapchat. With hardware and augmented reality working in tandem, Spectacles make it easy to make memories from your perspective, and relive them later.
Snap Lab is home to Spectacles — a camera inspired by the human eye, powered by your imagination — and a world-class research & development team that is paving the way for the future of the camera. Snap Lab builds creative technology that helps overlay computing on the world around us.
We’re looking for an Engineering Program Manager to join Snap Inc! As a member of the Snap Lab team, you will drive complex, multidisciplinary projects from conception and design to manufacturing and production. Working from our Venice, CA office, you’ll plan requirements, manage schedules, identify risks, and limit expenses. You should be someone who leads, collaborates effectively, as well as delivers clear support for all business partners.
What you’ll do:
Create project schedules that align with product requirements, technical challenges, tooling lead-times, and business needs
Communicate with the Engineering, Operations, Sales, and Marketing teams
Plan milestones, anticipate setbacks, and support troubleshooting and/or contingency plans
Drive best practices and production processes in a fast-paced production setting
Document and execute on product specifications and test plans
Develop business relationships with external partners, contractors, and vendors
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Motivational leadership and multi-disciplinary collaboration track record
Expert in schedule creation and management
Risk identification and mitigation
Design of experiments and build management
Materials planning and lead times
Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in electrical engineering, computer science, or mechanical engineering — or equivalent experience
8+ years experience as a project manager across electrical, mechanical, and software engineering disciplines, preferably on consumer electronics
Proven track record of interdisciplinary system integration of electrical, mechanical, and software components
Someone who has accomplishments across engineering, operations, and manufacturing project management
Experience with project/issue tracking and version control software
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].