Senior Program Manager

Cadence San Jose , CA 95111

Posted 2 months ago

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

We are looking for a Senior Program Manager who will be responsible for the overall release management of Front End Products in the Digital and Sign-off Group at Cadence.

The candidate must have the following experience


  • Proficient in Program Management and Project Management

  • Background in Software Development and Validation Process.

  • Experience in Cross-Group coordination to achieve target timelines.

  • 5 years+ program management experience.

  • BS Degree in Engineering or Science. MS preferred.


  • EDA domain knowledge including familiarity with tool development, support and deployment

  • Programming skills (Perl, Python, C++, Visual Basic)

  • Experience in process development and deployment for Software products.

  • Experience in software quality monitoring and improvement.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead the planning and track the delivery of product releases through various stages.

  • Facilitate the definition of release scope, goals and deliverables

  • Work across several functional groups: R&D developers, Product Validation, Configuration Management, Product Engineering to achieve target milestones in very fast moving environment.

  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of product releases to all stakeholders

  • Develop and streamline processes to improve productivity, efficiency and ability to meet targets. Identify and remove bottlenecks.

  • Monitor product quality metrics and track key quality indicators.

Education and Experience

  • knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
  • knowledge of project management techniques and tools
  • direct work experience in project management capacity
  • proven experience in people management
  • proven experience in strategic planning, risk/change management
  • proficient in project management software

Key competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Planning and organizing

  • Decision-making

  • Communication Skills

  • Influencing and Leading

  • Team Work

  • Conflict Management

  • Adaptability

  • Function in a very fast moving environment.

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