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Hardware Systems Program Manager at Hewlett Packard Enterprise in Milpitas, California

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Hardware Systems Program Manager

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Member of Primera enterprise storage platform engineering staff reporting to senior manager.  This is an individual contributor program management position.

  • Located in Milpitas, CA

Responsible for:

  • Program management of hardware development projects for future generation Primera storage platforms. 

  • This will include providing program management across internal HW design with HPE engineers and development done via external partners.

  • Work with engineering management to identify and improve process and program efficiencies. Work can involve external parties such as partners, etc.

  • Project schedule estimating, refinement & tracking/updates.

  • Program budget estimating, committing, planning & tracking

  • Reporting of Primera platform development status & updates to peers & senior management.

  • Partnering closely with peers inside the HW platform organization such as technical leads & people management to lead & manage development of new platforms.

  • Managing integration of development activities with partner organizations such as supply chain, software development, and more.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business Management, Engineering, Computer Sciences, or equivalent.

  • PMP/PMI certification preferred.

  • Typically 6-10 years experience.

Skills required:

  • Collaboration across organizational boundaries.  Ability to work with & manage virtual teams including people inside and outside of platform engineering team.  Each team is built dependent on needs to solve specific challenges or technology development.

  • Planning: Demonstrated ability to plan out complex programs, track & update execution plans.

  • Teamwork: Develop & maintain close working relationships with peers within this organization and in other organizations such as Primera software, SQA & sustaining.

  • Organization.  Ability to work with project team, management and peers to prioritize and maintain project execution in a dynamic environment.

  • Strong communication skills; Ability to concisely and clearly communicate status, results and other topics to senior management level.

  • Strong engagement and partnership skills; Ability to partner closely with technical leads, engineers, people managers & other program managers is a strong requirement for this role.

  • Sufficient technical knowledge and skills related to computer & storage systems to be able to engage with technical leads on priorities, assess progress and completeness.

  • Extensive experience with using project and program planning tools and software packages to create, manage, and track project results.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated business acumen and successful experience managing all aspects of programs, including communicating with stakeholders and directing matrixed teams and resources.

  • PMP/PMI certification preferred.

Desired experience:

  • Greater than 5 years in project management experience

  • Experience with complex projects spanning multiple organizations & above 20 people development team

  • Demonstrated experience in both in-house development projects and partner based development where design & development are done primarily via external resources.

  • Familiarity of HW development processes both internal and JDM/ODM development

  • Familiarity of ROHS and product quality



Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities. HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.