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Sr. Software Program Manager

Company: Bose Corporation
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSr. Software Program Manager Job Description: This is a high-impact role for an experienced Sr. Software Program Manager to be part of the team defining a new Bose product category that will improve people's lives in ways they didn't imagine possible. Hint: it's not a radio! You should love to build and understand beautiful products that delight and excite users, as well as deal with complex technical challenges. At Bose, we've spent more than 50 years finding new ways to bring quality audio products to people-in their homes, in automobiles, in airplanes, and just about anywhere else that there is a possibility to enjoy music. To create and deliver those products to our customers, Bose relies on exceptional people. We are stretching our vision and obsessive approach to providing customer benefit by focusing on improving people's lives in fundamentally new ways beyond audio entertainment. Our emerging businesses leverage new-to-the-world technologies, along with academic and corporate partnerships, and translate them into compelling consumer experiences that make a difference. This new group has the bold attitude and flexibility of a startup with the financial backing and market leadership of a world-class brand. If the prospect of making a positive, tangible impact on millions of people excites you, and you enjoy working on teams with other passionate, smart people, then we want to meet you! Responsibilities: We are looking for exceptional candidates who can:

  • As an Agile practitioner, lead and synchronize multiple software development teams and other internal groups to design, build, test, and release software on time and with high quality.
  • Manage SW PM team including hiring team members
  • Coordinate and drive requirement gathering and translation activities between Product Management and Engineering.
  • Drive development schedules and release planning, handle interdependencies between development teams, strive for architectural convergence, identify and manage critical software delivery risks.
  • Work closely with Quality Manager to ensure procedures are followed in accordance with the relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Engage appropriately to quickly make the right trade-offs, escalate issues if required, and build valued working relationships with technical subject matter experts, stakeholders, and senior management.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and leadership skills, outstanding written and verbal communication talent, and an appropriate aptitude for user experience design, software development and test methodologies, & hardware/software integration.
  • Routinely communicate project--status to team, organization, and stakeholders. Required skills & knowledge:
    • Experience managing medical device software projects including knowledge of design practices required by either FDA guidance and IEC 62304 Medical Software Life Cycle processes, is highly preferred.
    • Cross-functional program/project management involving embedded, cloud and mobile application software development environments.
    • Program/project management experience on new product development programs
    • Experience in managing 3rd party development partners.
    • Experience with SCRUM framework - environment, methodologies, ceremonies and tools
    • Prior software development or test experience using web technologies, mobile platforms (iOS/Android), C++, and/or Java is a plus.
    • Training and experience in building high performing teams is highly preferred
    • Familiarity with software development life cycle and ability to integrate software development plans into integrated project plans and schedules. Education and Experience:
      • BS in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or other appropriate field; advanced degrees welcome but not required.
      • Minimum of 5 years of Software Program Management experienceBose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (; and (2) its Supplements ( Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. We're a company built on disruptive innovation-having the courage to challenge the status quo, an unwavering commitment to our customers, and the fundamental belief that anything is possible.--We never settle; we have a passion for discovering better ways to help people enjoy the things they love. We need people like you, people with better solutions.--If you join us, you'll find the opportunity to do your best work and the freedom to enjoy it. Here, every employee has the opportunity to build their own success and contribute to ours.--It's an atmosphere of trust, collaboration, high expectations, and great reward.

Keywords: Bose Corporation, Boston , Sr. Software Program Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Boston, Massachusetts

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