Project Manager

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Project Manager

February 26, 2020

In a wireless and connected world, radio frequency (RF) communications are all around us influencing everything about our life. At Epiq Solutions, we’re developing novel RF sensing products for demanding customers that help improve safety and security. A dynamic community of builders, doers and problem solvers, we each play a unique role - shaping new technologies, bringing solutions to market, and partnering with customers using our technology.

Bring your passion for technology and getting things done to Epiq Solutions and help influence the RF world for the better.

Job Description

At Epiq Solutions, the project manager owns project launch, planning, control, and delivery against timeline and budget. The project manager works across functions and with customers to ensure we delight customers and deliver for the business.

Epiq Solutions is seeking a full time project manager to lead projects in product development from concept to commercialization. Projects will be a mix of simple and complex and internally and externally funded. Many projects will be for delivery to Federal Government customers.

Responsibilities

  • Aligns the activities of the project teams and subcontractors from concept to release with a strong sense of urgency
  • Collaborates with engineering, product management, operations, supply chain, finance and all other stakeholders to identify and prioritize critical project milestones and deliverables
  • Works closely with the engineering organization, and understands the technical tradeoffs between quality, timeline, and cost
  • Develops project plans identifying schedules, specifications, risks, and contingency plans
  • Participates in the creation of statements of work to bid for new projects
  • Identifies and schedule project deliverables, milestones and activities
  • Leads weekly cross-functional project meetings
  • Continuously gathers feedback project team, subcontractors, and customers to ensure progress and mitigate risk
  • Maintains awareness of technical progress and risks for assigned projects
  • Prepares status reports and documentation for internal communication and in accordance with customer specifications
  • Validates initial project scope and estimates
  • Understands and articulates the impact of project changes on the project
  • Influences and makes project recommendations at executive stakeholder level
  • Sets strategy for minimizing impact and risk to the client due to project changes
  • Proactively conducts resource planning and optimizing schedules, monitoring and adjusting assignments as necessary
  • Establishes and owns the project communication plan
  • This position is located at Epiq Solutions’ headquarters in Rolling Meadows, IL

Skills & Experience

Required

  • Five or more years of project management experience in technology product development with a track record of strong performance
  • Experiencing leading product development using a formal process
  • Bachelor's degree in computer engineering, computer science, or related technical field
  • Highly flexible and adaptable to continuous change and growth
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional organizational and multitasking skills
  • Ability to work well with a great deal of autonomy
  • Ability to solve problems with innovative thinking
  • Demonstrate integrity, dependability, responsibility, accountability, self-awareness, work ethic, and empathy
  • Financial literacy and business operations experience a plus
  • Willing and able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship

Desired

  • PMP certification a plus
  • Experience as a project manager of federal contracts preferred

Benefits of working at Epiq

Founded in 2009, we have 44 employees and are growing. Here are some of the benefits we offer

  • benefit bright future
    Join a successful small company with a bright future
  • benefit competitive salary
    Fun, laid-back culture and rewarding work!
  • benefit competitive salary
    Competitive base pay plus regular bonuses, commensurate with experience and performance
  • benefit vacation
    Paid five week sabbatical every five years
  • benefit competitive salary
    401(k) with company match and profit sharing
  • benefit generous pto
    Generous vacation policy
  • benefit flexible hours
    Flexible work hours and telecommuting options
  • benefit competitive salary
    Health and Dental insurance plans (and voluntary Vision)
  • benefit competitive salary
    Life and long term disability insurance

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