[robotics-worldwide] Open Program Manager position at Meka Robotics

Aaron Edsinger edsinger at mekabot.com
Sun Sep 9 11:28:01 PDT 2012

San Francisco based Meka Robotics designs and builds world class robotic 
arms, hands, and humanoids. It also collaborates closely with leading 
research labs worldwide to innovate and commercialize the next 
generation of robotic technologies. Meka seeks a disciplined, creative, 
and motivated individual to ensure successful outcomes across a range of 
endeavors, including an underwater humanoid, a low cost manipulator, and 
the production of our research product line. An ideal candidate will 
have a strong engineering background as well as a demonstrated ability 
to manage complex programs under budget and milestone constraints.

Roles and Responsibilities:

    * Create and administer project schedules, budgets, deliverables, 
and reports across all company projects
    * Review and administer research proposals submitted to government 
    * Administer contracts with government and research partners
    * Lead an engineering team of talented software, electrical, and 
mechanical designers
    * Assist in the day to day company operations, including HR, sales, 
and marketing

Desired Experience:

    * BS or equivalent in ME, EE, CS, or other engineering discipline
    * Proven 3+ years of management experience leading engineering teams 
under demanding deadlines
    * Proven experience managing detailed budgets for engineering projects
    * Strong understanding of Agile and Scrum based development processes
    * Demonstrated understanding of robotic technologies
    * Strong technical writing experience
    * Word, Excel, QuickBooks, PowerPoint, and Google Docs

This is a full-time position with salary DOE.  Meka Robotics is located 
in the Mission district of San Francisco. Please submit a resume and any 
supporting material to jobs at mekabot.com.

No phone calls and no recruiters please.

Aaron Edsinger, Ph.D.
Meka Robotics

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