Altran North America

Senior Technical Project Manager - Electro/Mechanical Systems


Company Overview

Today’s complex interconnected world demands companies to conceptualize and deliver cutting-edge products and solutions to market faster than ever before. Altran, a global product development partner, collaborates with companies to address the business and technical challenges inherent in developing and supporting complex connected systems.

For over three decades, leading companies and emerging startups in some of the most highly regulated and rapidly evolving industries have relied on Altran to inspire innovation, accelerate time to market, improve predictability, and maximize return on product investment. Altran provides a full complement of technology consulting, software and product development expertise, and engineering services to our client partners in the Aerospace, Automotive, Electronics, and Medical and Life Sciences industries.

In North America, Altran is based in Burlington, Massachusetts, with additional offices in Detroit and Silicon Valley. For more information, visit

Job Description

As a Technical Project Manager at Altran, you have direct responsibility for managing complex software, hardware and cross-disciplinary product development projects for clients in a broad range of industries including aerospace, medical, and industrial applications. Our clients include startups, mid-size, and large multinational corporations that value our experienced, flexible, and innovative staff. Opportunities available in Burlington, MA and Fremont, CA


We are looking for an experienced Technical Project Manager with a passion for managing and building complex and cutting edge products. You will drive planning, coordination and technical delivery across all aspects of the project life-cycle. This role involves regular collaboration with Software, Mechanical, Electrical, Systems Engineering, as well as Corporate and Business Development teams. You should have experience in working across these disciplines, with proven success in managing timelines. If you like to empower strong engineering teams to build state-of-the-art products on time and on budget, this is the position for you. 


  • Provide project leadership and hands-on management for complex projects. These projects vary in size depending on the scope
  • Lead the technical direction and approach for projects while defining the timelines and scope in collaboration with stakeholders
  • Create and manage the project plan, deliverables, dependencies, and outcome
  • Ensure that the project goals and objectives are achieved within the established project timeframe, guidelines/scope, and budget
  • Manage the change controls of the project and ensure proper documentation and communication.
  • Anticipate, communicate and pro-actively manage/mitigate project risks
  • Manage the day-to-day aspects of the project and scope, including possible conflicting priorities
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and distributed appropriately. Must use the established standard project document templates
  • Collaborate with team leads to guide resource planning and future staffing needs
  • Facilitate regularly scheduled project meetings to cover project updates, deliverables, and risks
  • Prepare meeting agendas, and update and distribute meeting minutes



  • Superb project management skills
  • B.S. or above in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, or a related technical field
  • 15+ years of engineering experience, including 5+ years of device / system PM experience in aerospace or regulated industry, FDA Regulated (Class II and Class III) medical devices experience highly desired
  • Proven ability in managing a multi-discipline teams comprised of EE, ME, SW and QE, including remote teams
  • Ability to comprehend a broad range of technical specifications, including ability to evaluate for key trade-offs
  • Ability to work with limited information and help to guide others through ambiguity
  • Expert knowledge of scope and change management, financial tracking, scheduling and resource management and conflict resolution 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to facilitate working within a team and build relationships with the customer
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and convey recommended solutions to clients to resolve issues
  • Outstanding communication skills – both written and in person
  • Strong understanding of Agile process, including pragmatic use
  • Ability to travel - approximately 25% travel is to be expected

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; M/F/D/V


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