About the Role:

Hound Labs seeks an experienced Engineering Project Manager to play a critical role on our team as we create leading edge diagnostic systems and applications.  The Engineering Project Manager will work with our external development partners while simultaneously building Hound Labs’ internal engineering capabilities.  The successful candidate will have extensive experience leading the development and qualification of instrumentation systems, including managing the elements of a structured development process. In addition, the Engineering Project Manager will be required to marry their deep project management skills with technical know-how to coordinate and manage design requirements, specifications, and risk analyses.

The Specific Duties and Responsibilities Include:

        Develop and manage milestone schedules and ensure deliverables are being executed according to the published timeline

        Manage project-related expense budget

        Develop and manage project resource plan (internal and external)

        Facilitate effective decision making and issue resolution

        Drive corrective action as necessary to keep the project on track and escalate as needed

        Provide effective project leadership and communication

        Represent project to relevant governance committees, both internal and external

        Facilitate seamless communication between multiple external development partners

        Identify, manage, and communicate program risks

        Manage process for system and subsystem requirements, including management of traceability

        Facilitate Risk Management process according to ISO 14971

        Manage design control process and documentation

        Contribute to development and support of FDA compliant development processes

Basic Qualifications:

        Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline

        7 Years professional experience developing instrumentation systems in a project or program management role

        Expert knowledge of project management systems, such as Microsoft Project or Smartsheets

        Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office tools for financial analysis, project summaries, and report generation

        Excellent communication skills, and comfort working with C-Suite stakeholders/executives

        Proficiency with relevant systems engineering methods (requirements management, design control, risk management according to ISO 14971)

        Project leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications:

        Advanced degree in a relevant engineering discipline

        Experience developing medical devices or IVD systems

        PMP Certification


Primary Work Location:  Newark, CA, with regular travel to Hound Labs HQ in Oakland, CA

About Hound Labs:

Hound Labs is a technology startup that has created an ultra-sensitive breath analysis technology platform. We are applying our technology to solve fundamental issues with disease and drug detection. The first application of our technology, the Hound Alcohol and Marijuana Breathalyzer, solves the public safety problem associated with marijuana legalization: how to objectively determine if someone has recently consumed marijuana. Founded in 2014, Hound Labs is backed by Benchmark Capital, Icon Ventures, and prominent individual investors.