Technical Project Manager - Product Owner – IoT Field (Ticino)

Job Description

Our client is a technology company with outstanding competences in data collection systems, radio design and wireless sensor networks. Acknowledged innovator and leading player in the Internet of Things domain, the Company offers a compelling portfolio of platforms delivering consolidated technological excellence for any kinds of Smart City and IoT projects.

Headquartered in Switzerland, near Chiasso, our client is part of a leading global provider of Electro Solutions

To support its growth path, is looking for a:

Technical Project Manager / Product Owner – IoT Company (Ticino)

The candidate will be part of the Project Management team. Based on developments complexity, he/she’ll be asked to manage one or more development projects, with responsibility on the complete product life-cycle.

Main Responsibilities:

•Work with marketing/sales and R&D to generate and refine product requirements, features and improvement requests

•Personally own and manage the complete technical and organizational life cycle of new project/products development, from product requirements collection and validation, up to volume production (development break-down, EPICS and US definition, design, development, validation, field tests, certifications and product documentation included)

•Define and manage development backlogs, milestones and priorities

•Effectively interface both the assigned scrum master and development team members, and the Product Owners of the functional teams

•Ensure an excellent communication flow, with all the relevant internal and external stakeholders

•Monitoring and control of the typical most relevant development metrics (quality, cost, schedule)

•Follow up with the different parties involved in projects (such as internal/external teams and suppliers) to secure on time and in scope deliverables

•Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques, including proper Risk Management and Earned Value Analysis, and escalate to upper management if required 

•Actively support the product development methodology improvement

Qualifications and experiences

•University degree in computer science, electronics/telecommunications engineering, or equivalent discipline.

•3+ years relevant experience as Project Manager and/or Product Owner (as defined by Agile methodology)

•Proven experience on development of hardware/firmware/software integrated solutions

•Good knowledge on Agile product development methodology (with focus on Product Owner’s tasks and responsibilities)

•Technical understanding of domains like IoT, Smart City, Wireless Sensor networks, Medical devices

•Good knowledge of project life-cycles and communication plans

•Proficient in English

Nice to Have

•Previous experience as HW/RF or SW/FW developer or system engineer


Soft Skills required

•Ability to act as highly organised project team leader, able to work effectively and independently with all levels of the organization, customers and suppliers

•Good interpersonal communications skills with an understanding of cultural diversity

•Excellent problem-solving attitude

•Flexibility, ability to prioritize activities and to efficiently manage time, meeting challenging deadlines

•Ability to work cross-functionally in dynamic and international environments and to work effectively and independently with all levels of the organization

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Federica Vespa
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