Job ID: 18873

Location: Nationwide Colorado

Technical Project Manager – Manufacturing Functional Test


Are you excited about leading transformative projects that harness data to drive innovation and insights? Do you thrive in managing complex technical initiatives from concept to completion? We’re seeking a dynamic Technical Project Manager – Manufacturing Functional Tests to join our team and spearhead the revolution in data systems!


Averna delivers industry-leading test solutions and services worldwide for communications and electronics device makers, accelerating product development, quality, and innovation. At Averna, no two days are the same. If you are seeking new opportunities in engineering, we invite you to see The Averna Experience:

  • Be global@work: Serve international customers and collaborate with colleagues in Canada, Europe, the U.S., Mexico, and Asia.
  • Drive innovation@work: Participate in developing market-leading high-tech products in the telecom, transportation, electronics, and medical devices.
  • Develop your talent@work: Contribute to thrilling projects that stretch your skills and talent to the maximum.
  • Enjoy success@work: Be part of a fast-growing company with award-winning products and a team.
  • Share your passion@work: Meet passionate people and enjoy our modern environment and dynamic atmosphere.


At Averna, we help our customers ensure product quality through our unique expertise and innovation. Our renowned customers’ systems and products continuously improve and adapt to technology, leaving our teams with many exciting challenges and projects.


We seek 2 talented Technical Project Managers (TPM) as the lead subject matter experts for our customers’ manufacturing test development projects, including test software, test hardware, and integration. The Test Card and Server Rack TPM will support test card and server rack engineering development projects, and the Functional Test TPM will support functional test network engineering projects. You can network with multiple customer teams, suppliers, engineers, and a dream team of experts to maximize support.  


To succeed, you should have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer or electrical engineering, industrial design, or manufacturing-related field 5+ years experience with project management in high-visibility, strategic areas with strong written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills 
  • 5+ years experience with manufacturing test industries
  • Experience with printed circuit board (PCB) assembly, component testing, and soldering techniques
  • Experience with specific firmware domains, such as Baseboard Management Controller (BMC), Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) switches, and logic design
  • Experience with managing suppliers and partners in implementing test requirements 
  • Strong understanding of software development lifecycle (SDLC) and testing frameworks
  • In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall) 


It would be great if you have: 

  • Knowledge of Python development
  • Manufacturing test design experience


Your contribution as the Technical Project Manager – Manufacturing Functional Test will include:        

  • Coordinate custom test fixture and server rack test development across internal teams and external partners.
  • Manage test development projects from planning to deployment, supporting NPI and volume manufacturing.
  • Oversee procurement, scheduling, logistics, and risk management for manufacturing test solutions, aligning with NPI program schedules.
  • Coordinate supplier proposals and selections for test fixture components and JDM partner solutions.
  • Drive communication with stakeholders, vendors, and contract manufacturers to review status, resolve issues, and implement improvements.
  • Maintain and contribute to technical documentation, including test plans, processes, and presentations.
  • Evaluate technological choices to balance cost/benefit and future implications.
  • Support sales by acting as the TPM for complex projects, demonstrating engineering capabilities and industry trends to customers.


Best-in-Class Benefits and Perks:

At Averna, we don’t believe in separating work from life but in making work a part of it. This is why it is so important to enjoy what you do. Being passionate about technology and having fun every day are what make Averna employees the drivers of the company’s success.


Our commitment to your success is enhanced by competitive compensation of $135K annually, depending on experience, and an extensive benefits package including:

  • Comprehensive health benefits: Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage provided.
  • Robust retirement planning: 401(k) plan available with employer matching
  • Financial security: Life and disability insurance included.
  • Flexible financial options: Flexible spending and health savings accounts are available.
  • Generous time-off benefits: Paid time off, holidays, and an extra day off for birthdays.
  • Work-life balance: Flexible schedules and employee assistance programs are offered.
  • Professional development: Opportunities for learning and growth through high-tech projects, experienced engineers, and travel opportunities.


Plus, we work to maintain the best environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where everyone feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.


We are an equal opportunity employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

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