About Cana:

Creating magic, one drink at a time. Cana Technology's Engineering Program Management Team is looking for a world class Program Manager to join our growing team, to lead and drive the engineering teams to create intuitive, fast, and robust systems. You will plan requirements, identify risks, manage schedules, and communicate clearly with project stakeholders. 

This role requires a solid technical background combined with an understanding of how the different pieces of firmware, software, algorithms and quality engineering come together to make a feature possible; someone who has exceptional communication skills and the ability to handle complex cross functional team coordination. In this role, you will be required to:

  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to drive appropriate research and prototyping opportunities in a dynamic environment
  • Identify and highlight technical risk areas and mitigation strategies
  • Drive internal process improvements across multiple teams and functions
  • Provide engineering assessments and risk analysis for firmware solutions and software teams
  • Create schedule, identify critical paths, and track program plan throughout execution
  • Cross-functionally track and communicate the key developments and updates on projects to all stakeholders

Key Qualifications:

  • Understanding of and ability to deal with rapid development cycles; ability to remain flexible and calm in the face of uncertainty
  • Experience with Program Management in taking a product through all the stages of development - from architecture, proof-of-concept prototyping to mass production
  • Technical knowledge of firmware and embedded systems, especially focused on consumer products
  • Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience working with hardware and software teams, identifying cross functional dependencies and driving cross functional deliverables
  • Self-motivated and proactive, with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
  • Deep knowledge of software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, Waterfall, etc.)
  • Experience with any of the following: JIRA, Confluence, Smartsheets, Asana,, Github, Figma
  • Experience managing software projects that include at least one of the following: AWS Cloud, iOS mobile applications, embedded Linux and/or RTOS
  • Familiarity with full-stack software architecture, from copper to cloud is ideal

Education & Experience:

  • B.S. in Computer Science,  Electrical Engineering or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience preferred
  • 2+ years of firmware engineering, systems engineering, hardware engineering, or technical product/program management experience
  • 2+ years of experience supporting Firmware Engineering and/or  Software teams

Ideal Requirements:

  • 2-5 years leading projects in a consumer electronics, medical device, biomedical or high technology industry
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to set goals and provide constructive feedback respectfully to build positive relationships and improve business results
  • Ability to work effectively within a team, in a fast-paced rapidly-changing environment
  • Ability to run multiple projects at once
  • Ability to influence outcomes and drive initiatives in complex environments
  • Possess strong presentation skills and can communicate clearly and professionally at various levels, both inside and outside the company

Diversity at Cana:

Cana is committed to building an inclusive workplace and diverse teams. We welcome interest from individuals of all backgrounds and levels of experience who share our mission.

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