Staff Technical Program Manager, Mechanical

Team: ZT - Platform Engineering

Location: Austin, Texas

Why ZT Systems

AT ZT Systems, you’ll get to do work your proud of alongside smart, passionate people. Every day, there are opportunities to collaborate with the best in the industry to design, build, and deliver impactful solutions to world-class customers. Along with way, you will gain hands-on experience in a face-paced environment that’s challenging, rewarding, and career-defining.

A culture built around our values, we work hard and think fast. We view challenges as opportunities—to do better, push harder, and be faster than we were the day before. When we fail, we learn from it and move on together. And when we succeed we use the momentum to go even further. We create value with everything we do, building the foundation of today—and transforming the future of tomorrow.

Join ZT Systems and help us build technology infrastructure that connects the world.


Job Description

In this position, the Technical Program Manager will be responsible for leading the management and execution of server platform programs throughout the product lifecycle, driving design and development activities from product definition and planning through production, release, and end of life.


Responsibilities and Essential Functions

  • Work closely with Marketing and Architecture teams to successfully translate product specifications into program deliverables.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to develop and introduce products on schedule while meeting sales volume targets and financial objectives.
  • Lead requirement definition planning, development, and launch.
  • Manage feature enhancements, quality, and continuity of supply.
  • Interact with sales organizations to communicate organizational information, strategies, and capabilities.
  • Manage the execution of engineering solutions, which can include: Printed Circuit Boards, Mechanical, Power, OS, FW, BIOS, Solution SW, Test, Diagnostics, and management of associated vendors.
  • Ensure the manufacturability, reliability and serviceability of designs.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Extensive experience with firmware in a server environment
  • Hands-on expertise in BIOS, and BMC
  • Balance of Hardware and Software development, debugging, and troubleshooting
  • Python expertise highly desired
  • Good understanding of x-86 server system architecture.
  • Excellent understanding of business goals and objectives as they relate to customer use cases and solutions.
  • Strong Cross-functional team management, strong interpersonal skills and adaptive communication style.
  • Understanding of System level server platforms and how each component interacts with the system.
  • Strong Project Management skills in developing schedules and tracking to milestones and deliverables



  • Good understanding of hardware and system software interactions, and ability to apply this knowledge to resolve technical issues.
  • Ability to view situations objectively from different perspectives.
  • Ability to frame situations and make/drive decisions.
  • Ability to resolve Complex problems, drive for results, innovate, think and lead strategically.



  • BS in Electrical, Mechanical or Computer Engineering.



  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Server Platform development.


ZT Systems offers a highly competitive salary commensurate with work experience and/or education, an excellent benefits program that includes a 401(k) plan, health and dental insurance, and paid time off. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and do not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status. ZT Systems is a Drug-Free Workplace.

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