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US ART Program & Project Manager

Company: Advantest America Corporation
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 3, 2021

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Job Overview

Advantest America, a leading Semiconductor Test and Measurement Company, is seeking self-driven and creative individuals to be part of the US ART (Applied Research Team). The US ART is part of a global strategic effort to integrate our test and measurement solutions across the entire semiconductor value chain using cloud, AI, and data analytics technologies.

We are seeking a highly organized, goal-oriented program manager to join our growing organization. In this position, you will lead and supervise all major US ART programs and projects through completion, overseeing successful output. You will outline the program/project's goals and objectives, and act as a liaison between the US ART staff and other internal or external partners, as well as upper management.

This position will be located at one of our US R&D locations (San Jose, CA; Austin, TX; Irvine, CA; Somerset, NJ).

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Strategize and outline goals and objectives of multiple programs/projects
  • Work with rest of US ART management team to assign engineers to projects
  • Estimate and implement program budgets
  • Set program and project controls/governance/standards
  • Monitor multiple programs/projects through the entire development life cycle
  • Manage the day-to-day detailed aspects of multiple projects
  • Set milestones and checkpoint dates
  • Coordinate and utilize resources for multiple projects
  • Create and manage documentation plan
  • Interface with customers as required on project plans
  • Identify and properly address potential risks
  • Solve problems and issues
  • Track program/project progress
  • Communicate program objectives, goals, and progress to engineering team, partners, upper management, and other key stakeholders
  • Evaluate programs and projects for successful execution and institute process improvements
  • Manager collaborative workspace tools for team
  • Lead and mentor engineering staff on successful project execution
  • Prepare and present status updates and checkpoint reviews to US ART managements
  • Assist team members when needed to accomplish team goals



  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering or related field
  • 15+ years experience in semiconductor equipment engineering or related field
  • 10+ years specific experience in program management, project management, administration, or related field
  • Proficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite, web conferencing tools; working knowledge of program/project management software, collaboration tools (Teams, SharePoint, Confluence, JIRA, ...)
  • Knowledgeable in program management methodology and techniques
  • Knowledgeable in performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Experienced at compiling and following strict budgets
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively


  • 5+ years experience with Automated Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Experience with AWS or similar cloud computing environment
  • Some programming experience: Python, iOS, Linux, Android OS, c#, c, c++, or similar
  • Read and understand engineering documentation related to semiconductor industry and ART businesses

Keywords: Advantest America Corporation, San Jose , US ART Program & Project Manager, Other , San Jose, California

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