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Technical Program Manager

United States Remote
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Who we are...

Verra Mobility is a global leader in smart mobility. We develop technology-enabled solutions that help the world move safely and easily. We are fostering the development of safe cities, working with police departments and municipalities to install over 4,000 red-light, speed, and school bus stop arm safety cameras across North America. We are also creating smart roadways, serving the world's largest commercial fleets and rental car companies to manage tolling transactions and violations for over 8.5 million vehicles. And we are a leading provider of connected systems, processing nearly 165 million transactions each year across 50+ individual tolling authorities. 

 

Culture 

Verra Mobility Corporation is a rapidly-growing, entrepreneurial company that operates with a people-first philosophy and approach. The company lives by its core values—Do What’s Right, Lead with Grace, Win Together, and Own It—in everything it does for its customers and team members. The company seeks to grow aggressively, both organically and through acquisition, to continue to be the undisputed market leader with these five core competencies: bias for action, customer focus, teamwork, drive for results, and commitment to excellence.

Position Overview: 

Verra Mobility is actively seeking a visionary Lead Hardware Engineer to join our team, championing innovation in hardware development. The ideal candidate will spearhead innovative hardware solutions, lead collaborations with 3rd party design firms, ensure seamless product and manufacturing integration, and provide strong leadership to engineering teams.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Program Management: Oversee the end-to-end delivery of technical programs, ensuring alignment with business goals and timelines. TPMs are responsible for engineering program/project execution (plan, schedule, quality, budget, risk management, communication, etc.).
  • Technical Expertise: Utilize knowledge of embedded systems and hardware to guide technical discussions and decisions.
  • Visual Management: Create and maintain dashboards using Miro and other visualization tools to track program progress, milestones, and KPIs.
  • Agile Methodology: Implement Agile practices, manage Jira workflows, and facilitate scrum meetings.
  • Risk Management: Identify potential risks, develop risk mitigation plans, and implement strategies to minimize project impacts.
  • Third-Party Collaboration: Coordinate and manage interactions with third-party vendors and partners to ensure seamless integration and delivery of solutions.
  • Budget Planning: Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring financial objectives are met and resources are allocated effectively.
  • Consistent Practices: Work with engineering leadership to establish consistent program/project management practices across engineering.
  • Continuous Improvement: Be familiar with Gemba, Kaizen, Problem Solving Report (PSR), Value Stream Mapping (VSM), and other continuous improvement methodologies.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in technical program management, with a focus on embedded systems and hardware.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in using Miro for visual management, Jira for Agile project management, and creating interactive dashboards.
  • Project Management: Strong understanding of Agile methodologies, risk management, and budget planning.
  • Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Problem-Solving: Demonstrated ability to identify issues, analyze problems, and develop actionable solutions.
  • Collaboration: Proven experience working with cross-functional teams and third-party vendors.
  • Continuous Improvement: Familiarity with Gemba, Kaizen, Problem Solving Report (PSR), Value Stream Mapping (VSM), and other continuous improvement methodologies.

Aligned with Verra Mobility Values: 

  • Do What’s Right – We’re committed to doing the right thing for each other and for our customers – integrity is our DNA.
  • Lead With Grace – We embrace the importance of our colleagues and customers and always treat them with kindness and grace.
  • Own It – We foster a culture of accountability and excellence, where going the extra mile is standard practice.
  • Win Together – We are ambitious and like to win, but we know we win more when we include others and work together.

Verra Mobility Values

An ideal candidate for this role naturally works in alignment with the Verra Mobility Core Values:

  • Own It. We focus on high performance and drive toward breakthrough outcomes. Our employees ensure accountability, optimize and align work, focus on the customer, and cultivate innovation.
  • Do What’s Right. We champion integrity and good character. Our team members model ethical behavior, demonstrate good judgment and are courageous.
  • Lead with Grace. We express humility and compassion, and we are authentic and candid. Our employees demonstrate self-awareness, care for others, instill trust, and communicate effectively.
  • Win Together. We believe in growing and inspiring people together. We seek people who collaborate, value differences, think and act globally, foster an engaging work environment, and recognize and develop others.

With your explicit consent which you provided as part of the application process, we will retain candidate personal data solely for the business purpose for which it was collected. In no event will we retain such data more than two (2) years following the closure of the recruitment process relating to the role for which you applied or in the event other related job opportunities arise within the company. Verra Mobility Applicant Privacy Notice

Verra Mobility is an Equal Opportunity Employer, qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 

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