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Full-Time

Technical Program Manager

Posted on 6/27/2024

Gecko Robotics

Gecko Robotics

201-500 employees

Robotics and AI for infrastructure inspections

Industrial & Manufacturing
Hardware
Energy

Senior, Expert

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Category
Product Engineering
Systems Engineering
Engineering Management
Required Skills
Sales
Communications
Management
Marketing
Requirements
  • B.S. degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Software Engineering or related field of study
  • 7+ years of Engineering Leadership in multidisciplinary teams
  • 5+ years experience leading business critical projects working across Sales, Marketing, Operations, Product Management and Engineering
  • Ability to work in matrixed environments and ability to work with functional leads to build clear team assignment/responsibilities
  • Strong problem solving and conceptual thinking abilities
  • Experience operating with PLM tools and handing off products to Operations
  • Experience establishing processes, standards and best practices in multiple different environments/companies
  • Strong habit of setting and tracking progress on goals and milestones
Responsibilities
  • Partner with Engineering Leads and Product Management to refine and build the strategic roadmap for Gecko’s Field solutions (Hardware and Software)
  • Build effective cross functional Engineering teams aligned to deliver high impact deliverables
  • Embed with Sales, Business Development, Product Management and Operations to understand the expectations, challenges and constraints around the problems we are solving and the environments in which we deploy
  • Align with leadership and ensure your teams are delivering on company priorities
  • Plan, track and manage objectives and risks across multiple projects/programs to optimize overall delivery
  • Remove roadblocks and facilitate rapid issue resolution working inside Engineering and across other teams across Gecko
  • Leverage your technical judgment and experience to effectively participate in tactical and strategic discussions to guide programs, enhance clarity, and drive long term success
  • Identify and bring together key stakeholders needed to provide feedback and approval/acceptance for key decisions
  • Ensure messaging and communication is consistent and accessible to all Gecko stakeholders
  • Build processes, tools and standards to reinforce and set best practices
  • Focus on delivering value quickly with a tight feedback loop and a deep understanding of the requirements, system integration and support/life cycle concepts and concerns
  • Lead planning sessions to refine program scope, define roles and responsibilities, specify acceptance criteria, align resources across teams, estimate timelines, build schedules, and set leadership expectations
  • Be the single point of contact for program activities freeing up team resources to do the work
  • As needed, get hands on with the Engineering work to help move the teams forward

Gecko Robotics is dedicated to enhancing the safety, efficiency, and reliability of critical infrastructure through advanced robotic technologies and AI-driven data analysis. Our cutting-edge wall-climbing robots equipped with industry-leading sensors are transforming inspection processes in the energy, manufacturing, government, and maritime sectors. By prioritizing technological advancement and real-time operational insights, we ensure the availability and sustainability of essential physical assets.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$222.1M

Headquarters

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Founded

2013

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

8%

1 year growth

12%

2 year growth

41%

Benefits

Unlimited PTO

Stock options & equity

401k with company match

Medical, dental, vision coverages

Parental Leave

INACTIVE