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Senior R&D Program Manager (SW)

Research & Development
Product Development
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Interested in making the world more resourceful, in a newly established R&D centre and in cloud based IoT energy management solutions? 

Itron is committed to make the world more resourceful by providing solutions that help manage energy, gas and water more efficiently while fostering the development of smart cities. In Hungary we are present with a manufacturing plant in Gödöllő and an R&D centre in Budapest at Deák Palota that was established in 2017 June and was awarded with the prestigious investor of the year in the R&D investment category. 
We are developing the next generation products of Itron portfolio, such as Temetra, Openway Riva, a massive scale IoT platform and a street light vision management solution, whilst providing complex managed services oriented around business outcomes, respectively 2nd and 3rd level technical support across multiple Itron products to customers in every geographical area around the globe. We are working in a casual dress-code, flexibly with a start between 8-10 and from home on an ad-hoc basis.  

 Senior R&D Program Manager (SW)

We are building local PMO team of five which will be  a part of the global PMO organization, consisting of 20 experts around the globe focusing on different business units within the firm (hardware, networks, software). 

You will be reporting to the Director of PMO of software in USA, working with globally distributed virtual teams. You will be responsible for end to end program management of R&D products, focusing on mainly software but may also be required to provide some support hardware/network units too  in either cross-functional or individual projects/programs.  For software, programs could include Itron's new cloud platform, openway riva and 3rd party integration with customers. Additionally, you will also have the chance to bring your expertise to improve our PM practices.

Skills Required

  • Comfortable in a multinational matrix environment with globally distributed teams 
  • Experience as a program manager with a proven track record in managing a number of concurrent SW development projects 
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Comfortable with C level executives
  • At least basic vocabulary in network and/or hardware projects
    • Network: general network, IoT
    • HW: servers/chips/hard drives

Skills preferred

  • Experience in new R&D product development 
  • Tech-savvy, comfortable in high level technical discussion with engineers, SW/HW engineer experience 
  • Experience working in a DevOps or Scaled Agile environment 
  • Scrum Master and/or PMP certification 
  • Service delivery background in a technical environment 
  • People management experience
  • Exposure, experience in hardware/networks project/programs

We offer you

  • Purpose: opportunity to create a more resourceful world by working on 21st's century's biggest challenges: water, energy and gas 

  • Career: a newly established R&D center with immense growth in multinational environment

  • Personal development: English, soft skill and technical trainings 

  • Community: Pizza parties, Yoga, Chill room, Xbox, foosball and other events

Compensation package 

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Selection process

  1. an initial 30-60 minutes long discussion with a recruiter giving you more background on the firm, the position whilst discussing your background and expectations
  2. a 60 minutes long professional interview on skype focusing on your professional skills with your potential manager
  3. a final 60 minutes long interpersonal interview with local management and HR to get to know you in person and to show you around the office
  4. a final 30-60 minutes long interview with global PMO leader and PMO peers

If you have any further questions, please contact our recruitment team

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