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Project Manager - New Product & Lab

Company: WorldLink
Location: Plano
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description
TITLE: Project Manager - New Product & Lab

POSITION TYPE: Full Time (W2)

LOCATION: Plano, TX

ABOUT WorldLink:

WorldLink is a rapidly growing information technology company at the forefront of the tech transformation. From custom software development to cloud hosting, from big data to cognitive computing, we help companies harness and leverage today's most cutting-edge digital technologies to create value and grow.

Collaborative. Respectful. Work hard Play hard. A place to dream and do. These are just a few words that describe what life is like at WorldLink. We embrace a culture of experimentation and constantly strive for improvement and learning.

We take pride in our employees and their future with continued growth and career advancement. We put TEAM first. We are a competitive group that like to win. We're grounded by humility and driven by ambition. We're passionate, and we love tough problems and new challenges. You don't hear a lot of "I don't know how" or "I can't" at WorldLink. If you are passionate about what you do and having fun while doing it; tired of rigid and strict work environments and would like to work in a non-bureaucratic startup cultural environment, WorldLink may be the place for you.

For more information about our craft, visit https://worldlink-us.com .

WHO we're looking for:

We are looking for a Project Manager - New Product & Lab to join our team.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Customer lab test bed configuration management in internal labs.
  • Customer lab test bed prioritization and scheduling in internal labs.
  • Customer lab planning and management for new technologies and key feature validation
  • Internal lab license management.
  • New product roadmap support and planning for US customers (both internal and external).
  • New product planning for HW delivery to labs.
  • New product regulatory certification scheduling and management.
  • Manages customer deliverables from the internal labs to meet customer expectations.
    Required Experience and Education:
    • Engineering or Management Undergrad Degree from an accredited university (advanced degree is a plus).
    • Minimum 5 years in Project/Product Management related activities.
      • Minimum 3 years of experience in Networks and/or Telecommunications Projects.
        • Previously management of a lab environment.
        • Experience with planning, implementing and maintaining multiple activities in parallel with successful results.
        • Strong background in 4G and 5G networks in wireless technologies.
        • Background in managing multiple projects and/or activities simultaneously.
        • Experience in developing and managing outside vendors.
        • Experience working and coordinating activities from multiple groups.
        • In-direct Personnel Management experience.
          Necessary Skills and Attributes:
          • Self-motivated individual with the ability to thrive in a team-based or independent environment.
          • Detail-oriented with strong organization skills.
          • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
          • Limited supervision and the exercise of discretion.
          • Technical knowledge in 4G and 5G wireless networks.
          • Ability to organize and plan efficient and effective use of the customer labs.
          • Ability to plan, implement and maintain critical validation test beds.
          • Ability to work, manage and prioritize expectations from external and internal customers.
          • Plan, organize, and prioritize activities to meet customer requirements and expectations.
          • Comfortable with making quick/key decisions and then taking responsibility to push forward.
          • Capability to clearly communicate with peers, team members, management and customers on status, plans, risks, and critical issues.
          • Capability to work with minimum supervision required - highly motivated and self-driven.
          • Ability to think and move quickly with limited information.
          • Able to critically evaluate and question data.
          • Positive attitude and persistence are key to success in this role.
          • Excellent skills in Microsoft and other Project Management Tools.
          • Comfortable with a highly dynamic and changing work environment.
          • Competitive, strong desire to "win."
            Physical Demands:

            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by contract employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            While performing the duties of this job, the contract employee is occasionally required to stand, clean, crawl, kneel, sit, sort, hold, squat, stoop, stand, twist the body, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs or ladders and scaffolding, talk or hear, and lift up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include ability to distinguish the nature of objects by using the eye. Operate a computer keyboard and view a video display terminal between 50% - 95% of work time, including prolonged periods of time. Requires considerable (90%+) work utilizing high visual acuity/detail, numeric/character distinction, and moderate hand/finger dexterity.

            Performs work under time schedules and stress which are normally periodic or cyclical, including time sensitive deadlines, intellectual challenge, some language barriers, and project management deadlines. May require working additional time beyond normal schedule and periodic travel.

            WHAT we'll bring:

            During your interview process, our team can fill you in on all the details of our industry-competitive benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include:
            • Medical Plans
            • Dental Plans
            • Vision Plan
            • Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment
            • Short-Term Disability
            • Long-Term Disability
            • Critical Illness/ Accident/ Hospital Indemnity/ Identity Theft Protection
            • 401(k)
              WHAT you should know:

              Our success begins and ends with our people. We embrace diverse perspectives and value unique human experiences. WorldLink is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All employment at WorldLink is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We endeavor to continue our footprint as a diverse organization by highlighting opportunities for all people. WorldLink considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, (including pregnancy and gender identity), age, national origin, political affiliation, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. People with disabilities who need assistance with any part of the application process should contact us.

              This job description is designed to cover the main responsibilities and duties of the role but is not designed to be a comprehensive list of all.

Keywords: WorldLink, Plano , Project Manager - New Product & Lab, Executive , Plano, Texas

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