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Posted: Wednesday, May 10, 2017 2:32 AM

Applied Minds is a small company that invents, designs and prototypes breakthrough products and services for both industry and government. We are an interdisciplinary group of artists, scientists and engineers, with skills in architecture, electronics, mechanics, physics, mathematics, software development, system engineering, and storytelling. Our projects range from toys to cancer treatments, from buildings to algorithms, and from off:road vehicles to high:resolution displays. Our team of world:class innovators enjoy building the next industry:changing technology ideas from concept to prototype. We are always looking for talented people with technical and/or creative design skills. If you are very good at what you do and like the idea of working in an interdisciplinary environment with other people who are as good or even better than you are, please upload your profile. We are seeking a Technical Project Manager to convert the FounderA?s vision into technical initiatives that deliver world:class innovative solutions. The selected individual will organize and coordinate the work of a variety of technical and creative contributors.Manage a variety of work which may include more than one concurrent project involving diverse and complex technical issues and substantial creative contentDemonstrated ability to navigate successfully in an ambiguous environment with light infrastructure and processBuild strong and productive relationships across the organization and with remote client personnelDemonstrated ability to collaboratively plan budgets, manage project spending, provide explanations for budget status as needed in real time, and anticipate budget issues in time to actCommunicate progress on projects and their related tasks regularly to ensure stakeholder awarenessAnticipate the need to solicit feedback from executive stakeholders to confirm consistency of project direction with AMI vision.Notify stakeholders of new input from clients and proactively assess impact of requested changesMonitor technical progress closely and make adjustments to technical initiatives, resource assignments and schedules as requiredEnsure on:time, high quality delivery of all projects Proactively identify areas where objectives may not be met, notify internal stakeholders and drive prompt resolution without impacting client satisfactionDemonstrated ability to learn new technical subjects quickly, converse effectively with client technical personnel, and appreciate technical subtletiesAssist in developing and orchestrating A?Demonstration EventsA? Anticipate all needs for meetings such as conference rooms, teleconferencing arrangements, travel details, catering, meeting notices, attendee confirmations, materials and presentations, and general communication Confer with customers and designers during all development phases and communicate input to executive stakeholders. Work to implement adjustments in technical vision for the projects as directed.Identify need for talent acquisition and work with appropriate company resources to drive the recruitment of suitable candidatesThe ideal candidate will thrive in a fast paced environment and be self directed while collaborating closely with a very diverse team. Key qualifications include:BS in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering (or related field) with 5+ years of project management experience in highly technical and creative environment involving fast paced delivery cyclesStrong technical background; practical experience in engineering preferred, including rapid prototyping/development and/or designing one of a kind/complex systemsUnderstanding of technical specificationsExperience in one or more of the following industries: Aerospace, Military and/or DOD, Instrumentation, High Technology ProductsAbility to demonstrate decisiveness and good judgmentEffective problem solving skillsAbility to drive effort under deadline pressure while maintaining a collaborative, calm, and pleasant demeanor at al

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• Location: San Fernando Valley

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