Technical Program Manager II

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Posted: 09/06/2023 Job Number: 37981

Job Description

This position comes with full benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, 401k and more!


At Crystal Equation, we empower people and advance technology initiatives by building trust.  Your recruiter will prep you for the interview, obtain feedback, guide you through any necessary paperwork and provide everything you need for a successful start.  We will serve to empower you along the way and provide the path for your professional journey.


Technical Program Manager II


Our company's Virtual Reality Research is dedicated to the research and development required to bring virtual and augmented reality to billions of people around the world. To give people the power to build community, to share what matters most to them, and to bring people closer together. You will join a world-class team exploring cutting edge machine learning, computer vision, hardware, software, and state of the art Augmented and Virtual reality technology. This role is vital to the mission of accelerating codec avatars research iteration speed.

For this role, our company is looking for an exceptional Technical Program Manager to join our team. If your passion and experience lies in working with multidisciplinary teams, building modular platforms, data management and scaling for large data pipelines; if you thrive helping your team coordinate and collaborate in the face of ambitious and ambiguous challenges, taking on work that has never been done before; we might have a spot for you.

  • Setting and maintaining expectations. Ensuring the team has a unified clear vision, understood goals, and expectations of progress.
  • Keeping partners and stakeholders informed and involved. Being able to represent your program at a deep level throughout the org, to be able to build the appropriate communication channels both within and outside the team proactively.
  • Being responsible for the rules of reality. Ensuring work is adequately resourced and scoped. Effectively escalating or directly resolving resourcing issues to accomplish the team’s mission.
  • Keeping the team unblocked and effective. Ensuring the members of their team are able to work at their highest potential and able to play to their strengths. That conflicts (both technical and interpersonal) have paths toward resolution to allow the team to move forward.
  • Iterative process improvements. Leverage the least amount of process to accomplish the goal. Ask, "Is there a better way?“. Evaluate retrospectives to add, adjust, and remove processes based on learnings.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of experience as a project manager in software development.
  • Experience with either software integration and rapid development practices.
  • Project management, leadership, task tracking, dependency management and cross-group collaboration experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, program management, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience leading a team from concept to completion of a program.
  • Communication/presentation ability through all levels of the organization, technical and non-technical.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with machine learning and computer vision.
  • Experience working with a cross-disciplinary team of researchers, software engineers and hardware engineers.
  • Demonstrable experience in risk management, managing sensitive data, assessing study risks and mitigating study risks.
  • Experience working in a research environment
  • Experience with Agile software development

Meet Your Recruiter

Mischa Mohamed

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