Hardware Project Manager

About You:

You are a driven and passionate person with experience in the consumer electronics industry. You have cross-functional experience with hardware, software and system engineering teams. You are comfortable working in a technical environment and enjoy working with technology.

You understand how technology works-your knowledge is grounded in a technical degree and was rounded out through experience working in engineering environments.

You love solving complex issues. You have a meticulous eye for detail and can hold teams accountable to ensure they hit deliverables. You are flexible and able to react quickly in dynamic environments. You get stuff done.

What You Will Do:

  • Within 15 days,
    • Learn how project management works here and become comfortable with the tools we use
    • Learn who the key people are and their main methods of communication
    • Learn how the current products under development work at a high level
    • Attend your future project meetings
  • Within 30 days,
    • Understand the technical aspects of the project in detail
    • Understand the project inputs, outputs, and key stakeholders
    • Learn the details of the product HW schedule and understand it
    • Get up to speed and help with the project management function for 2-3 projects: resources, deliverables, schedule, organization, communication
    • Shadow the current project manager responsible for these projects and start to take over ownership
  • Within 60 days,
    • Take over full project management ownership of 2-3 projects
    • Become a trusted contact for your projects
    • Fully understand all aspects of your projects
    • Take on 1-2 more projects with help from another project manager
    • Plan the next phase of your projects

What You’ll Need:

  • 5 years PM experience
  • Experience working at a tech company
  • Engineering degree

Bonus points for:

  • Consumer electronics experience
  • Previous work experience in a startup and/or wearables
  • Having launched a product
  • PMP

Feel like you can’t tick all the boxes above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

Why North:

Day-to-day, we challenge each other to constantly raise the bar, encourage unconventional thinking to achieve innovative breakthroughs, and are passionately committed to surpassing our goals. We advocate a healthy lifestyle and promote continuous learning in a flexible work environment. Most of all, we set visionary goals, and we’re passionate about building the best, most impactful products that people will love.

About us:

North, formerly Thalmic Labs, builds products that change the way we see and engage with our world. North’s latest product, Focals, are custom-built glasses with a display only the wearer can see. Focals let you see texts, get turn-by-turn directions, check the weather, request an Uber, ask Alexa, and more — seamlessly and immediately. Founded in 2012, North has grown to a world-leading team of engineers, researchers, designers, and creators committed to building a future where technology is there when you need it and gone when you don’t, hidden by design.