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Program Manager I

Date: Jun 4, 2021

Location: Denver, CO, US, 80206

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

About the Team:

VIZIO is looking for a proactive and forward-thinking program manager to enhance existing operations and internal projects. In this hands-on role, you will help manage implementation efforts of our server-side and embedded client projects, as well as monitoring progress and providing guidance and direction for project teams to ensure milestones and deadlines are met.


About You:

• Knowledge of and existing work experience with structured software development life cycles.

• 3-5 years relevant project manager experience.

• Ability to prioritize/reprioritize based on business needs; ability to manage emergency events and customer issues.

• Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.

• Effective communication skills in working with a variety of technical and business personnel.

• Demonstrated attention to detail.

• Work experience with project management tools.

• Prior structured software development experience is preferred.

• Prior experience with embedded/firmware software development a plus.


What You Will Do:

• Direct and manage full life cycle project development activities of moderate to high complexity.

• Define project scope, goals and deliverables to support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

• Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documentation. Estimate resources needed to achieve project goals. Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.

• Identify and manage project dependencies and critical paths. Define project success criteria and communicate to involved parties throughout project life cycle.

• Anticipate and proactively manage changes in project scope. Identify potential crises and devise contingency plans.

• Identify and resolve design/delivery issues and conflicts within project team.

• Track and report on project milestones and deliverables. Provide ongoing liaison with project stakeholders.

• Manage project expectations and communicate expectations with team members and other stakeholders. Distribute tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.

• Conduct project postmortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

• Develop and recommend best practices/tools for project execution and management.


For Colorado-based employment: The minimum salary for this position is $95,000/year. compensation package includes quarterly bonus in addition to a range of medical, dental, vision, financial and other benefits.

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Job Segment: Program Manager, Firmware, Embedded, Manager, Project Manager, Management, Technology