Engineering Project Manager


Onset is a leader in environmental monitoring solutions, from simple USB and Bluetooth products to research-grade cloud-connected stations, long-range mesh network systems, cloud and mobile software, and third-party integration tools. We prototype, design, manufacture, and ship our products from our Bourne, MA facility. Onset’s long-term success relies on its ability to develop innovative new products and enhance its existing product lines. We are seeking a high-energy, detail-oriented, organized technical project manager who can facilitate the planning and execution of complex development programs. This position will report to the VP of Engineering, and is a critical part of the overall Engineering organization. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage project teams in planning, executing, monitoring, and delivering on new products and product enhancements
  • Work across multidisciplinary hardware and software development projects, including outside contractors
  • Take responsibility for project plans, risk mitigation activities, and release deliverables - covering multiple projects at any given time
  • Drive team members for key team milestones, pulling in Engineering management for review and arbitration
  • Perform sprint planning and grooming activities
  • Provide project reporting and updates to executive management team
  • Act as a working member of Onset’s Product Development Group, which is chartered with managing the execution of the yearly product roadmap
  • Work with the VP of Engineering to ensure proper resourcing of projects and programs, and to help resolve priority conflicts between projects
  • Improve upon Onset’s product development process


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in product development,
  • Demonstrated project management experience, including Agile/scrum development methods, and preferably across multiple engineering disciplines
  • Experience using product development tools such as Jira and Confluence
  • Expertise in schedule and program tracking tools such as and Microsoft Project
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills
  • Strong technical acumen, particularly with multifunctional systems
  • Experience in vendor and contract management

Workplace Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Office employees must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Light-assembly employees, engineers, and warehouse employees must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs

No calls please. EEO/AA.

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