Apr 12, 2021

Technical Program Manager Pittsburgh, PA

  • Carnegie Robotics
  • Pittsburgh, PA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other Program Management Science

Job Description



As a Technical Program Manager, you will be collaborating with an energetic and motivated, multi-disciplinary team to develop reliable robotic and automation systems for a wide range of real-world commercial products and R&D applications. You will serve as interpreter of many languages: translating technical details to customers and expressing the customers’ needs to your technical team. You will provide the technical guidance needed to move a project from the concept phase, through prototype development, and into production.  This requires a unique skill set involving systems engineering, risk and requirements management, in coordination with customer facing program management skills. The Technical Program Manager has the responsibility to move from planning and management to hands-on technical development. You will oversee the entire program and uncover and mitigate the obstacles needed to achieve your project’s goal. You must proactively search for potential technical, logistical and communication issues before they arise and possess an arsenal of proven methodologies for mitigating each in a time-effective manner.


  • A technical curiosity to create solutions to difficult problems
  • Ability to effectively manage and inspire others
  • Strong desire and  intrinsic motivation to create
  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related discipline or equivalent technical experience
  • Exceptional written and presentation skills required to communicate to customers and team-mates


  • Master’s degree in Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a closely related discipline
  • 5+ years experience in technical project management roles
  • Experience managing complex contractual agreements with large public companies and small businesses alike.  Understanding different and overlapping regulations and legal requirements
  • Experience in defense-related government contracting
  • System level requirements development, decomposition and validation
  • Risk management including risk identification, analysis, and development of a risk response strategy
  • Knowledge of the procurement process for technical engineering efforts from R&D to production, this may encompass custom and COTS products
  • Experience with reliability testing and failure analysis: HALT, HASS, MTBF Analysis
  • System test plan and test report development and test execution including: FAT, FQT, ESS which may include Random Vibration, Sine Vibration, and EMI/EMC testing

Reporting to: CEO

Carnegie Robotics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes applications from all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable laws and Carnegie Robotics’ employment policies.



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