Technical Program Manager

  • Anywhere

PIXO VR is seeking a Technical Program Manager to contribute to the development of new Extended Reality products for our company.  We build immersive and interactive Extended Reality Training experiences for enterprises that offer AAA-game quality visuals and in this role, your duties will include overseeing the various stages of product development and collaborating with the XR development team. You will also be responsible for the deployment and integration of new products.

The Technical Program Manager will be a critical part of the PIXO VR production team and will be integral in organizing processes from inception through project completion and beyond. The role will work closely with clients, subject matter experts, and the production team to craft deliverables and schedules of complex projects.  The Technical Program Manager should exhibit strong leadership skills and extensive experience in technical program management in a related industry.  The Technical Program Manager must be able to communicate openly and often and have the ability to manage and organize multiple concurrent projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and own the entire project process for internal and external stakeholders; from discovery, through production, testing/QA, client demos and reviews, launch and post launch roadmap

  • Manage production budget and timing to ensure project and program profitability

  • Coordinate all stakeholder responsibilities and triage issues quickly and effectively

  • Implement process and technology solutions to reduce costs and improve quality

  • Build and maintain project plans, schedules, and roadmaps considering dependencies across multiple development teams to ensure successful release

  • Communicate often and openly with all project/program stakeholders

  • Own knowledge transfer and change management initiatives through to successful completion and adoption

  • Manage customer implementation of product and document additional features and scope

  • Identify and implement metrics for tracking of success

  • Own documentation and communication of all new processes

  • Drive prioritization of production efforts with support of leadership

Key Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Software Engineering, Technology Management, Business Management or similar function or commensurate experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience in technical program management, preferably in a closely related industry

  • Strong budgetary management skills with strong metrics on profitable project or product delivery

  • Deep understanding of game development, software development process, and project management practices

  • Demonstrated technical aptitude. Preferred experience with development programming or game development

  • Ability to problem solve and see challenges as opportunities

  • Self-starter, approaching challenges creatively and methodically, seeing them through final resolution

  • Proven ability to communicate with varying levels of stakeholders, internal and external

  • Proven ability to quickly adapt and be effective in a new environment

  • Ability to document technical requirements strongly preferred

  • Experience with offshore production management preferred

  • Experience managing remote teams preferred

Attributes:

  • Collaborative, positive, motivating and empowering

  • Attentive to detail with a pride in the quality of workmanship

  • Scrappy, solution focused, and innovative

  • Passionate about personal and professional growth and seeking new challenges

  • Dependable, autonomous and organized with a strong client focus

Interested applicants should email their resume and a cover letter to careers@pixovr.com

To apply for this job email your details to careers@pixovr.com