NPI Technical Program Manager - Operations



IT, Operations
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, February 3, 2024

We are seeking an NPI Technical Program Manager (Operations)! NVIDIA is growing in several areas, and we need our team to be instrumental in facilitating further growth and expansion. We need someone passionate about working on products that enable deep learning, artificial intelligence, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), high-performance computing, enterprise graphics and gaming to join the Silicon Operations Group. In this role, as an individual contributor, you will be responsible for the Operations NPI schedule and related milestones of taking a product from tape-out to production release.

We require someone who has a strong engineering background with a keen interest in program management and can work in a dynamic environment. You are someone who thrives working on groundbreaking technology and enjoy working with people to take on problems. A Program Manager supporting Operations NPI needs to be able to see both the high-level view and be proficient in tracking and following up on detail. We desire someone who is independent and can excel in their role as the person-in-charge for their product representing all aspects of silicon bring-up in Operations. We want you to help us improve processes and efficiency to foster growth for the team and the company.

What you'll be doing:

  • Track and communicate key results, constraints, risks, dependencies and clearly identify critical paths while working with ASIC, product, test, system, software engineering and planning teams and other program managers towards a common goal.

  • Handle cross-functional communications independently while working within a matrixed GM team and publish progress/roadblocks to upper management.

  • Bring diverse teams together to tackle complex problems and work towards closure.

  • Understand and collaborate in developing the Plan of Record (POR), ensuring qualification plans, checklists and specifications are in place to support production release.

  • Develop engineering wafer and hardware risk plans and own internal and external sample supply.

  • Lead and attend cross-functional NPI meetings related to your product and highlight key Ops issues and ensure that the product is ready for production.

  • Drive process improvement initiatives for NPI across Operations and cross functional teams. We will look to you to bring new and creative ways to improve overall efficiency and speed at which products are brought to market.

  • Own metrics for NPI supply commits, production ramp and release turning points and manage bring-up budgets/OPEX for NPI.

What we need to see:

  • 5+ years of proven experience in an engineering or technical/engineering program management role.

  • Bachelor's in EE or equivalent experience, Master's preferred.

  • PMP or other Project/Program Management Certification is a plus.

  • Excellent leadership, problem-solving, decision-making and cross-functional influencing skills.

  • Proficiency in Program Management and planning tools. Ability to analyze and solution supply chain processes.

  • Excellent knowledge of semiconductor manufacturing flow and processes.

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.

  • Have the ability to work independently and navigate ambiguous situations.

Does this excite you? If so, you might be the one we're looking for!

The base salary range is 124,000 USD - 235,750 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.