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Sr. SW Program Manager


Role Description

SW Group at Nova is looking for a Sr. SW Program Manager.

  • Nova provides insights into process control in the world’s most technologically advanced industry. We employ physics, math, algorithms, software, and hardware expertise to redefine the limits of possible in semiconductors’ manufacturing.
  • We invite you to join our dreamers and winners! Brilliant high aimers who see impossible as the starting point to exciting challenges, and work together in multidisciplinary global teams to find answers. 
  • We dive deep, into the nanometric and atomic levels, to extract unique insights and provide our customers and partners with crucial decision-making data. Each and every one of us helps redefine what people can achieve through technology. 

We simply do things differently. What about you?


As a Sr. SW Program Manager, you will work closely with the various R&D teams with a tight partnership with the global PLMs, Marketing, Services/Support, and with other departments in order to lead the overall SW planning, oversee the global execution and adapt to the on-going changes of the Software project releases, under tight timelines & constraints and at high quality.

This senior role serves as the ‘right-hand’ of the VP Software and involves project management of new forward-development projects as well as the project management of maintenance releases.

The ideal candidate is a highly proactive leader that displays a natural ability to see the big picture, easily communicates with the various parties, and can plan & prioritize the right work items for an optimized outcome and reflect ‘crystalized’ executive status summaries of the projects to various types of stakeholders (executive level and technical level).


In addition, this role will involve initiating and promoting R&D process improvements throughout the entire organization and monitoring them via clear KPIs as-well-as thorough budget management. 


What will make you succeed in the role?

  • 7+ years of experience as an SW program manager.
  • 3+ years as a software developer
  • Experience from the Semiconductor or Manufacturing domain – a big plus
  • Very good technical skills and ability to manage issues in uncertain situations
  • Savvy with various R&D tools, such as bug-tracking and customer incident reporting and program life-cycle management tools (e.g., DevOps Azure / TFS and/or Jira)
  • Savvy with MSFT Project (Gantts)
  • 3+ years of practical experience working with Agile/Scrum, preferably as an R&D Agile /Scrum champion and promoter within the organization
  • Practical experience in budget management
  • Highly proactive and independent personality with the ability to drive multiple actions forward simultaneously
  • Experience in managing risks (including mitigations and contingency plans) 
  • Ability to generate crystal-clear top-bottom project status reports
  • Very high communication and presentation skills to various types of stakeholders, including the ability to generate executive management summaries
  • Experience in driving continuous improvement throughout the organization and working with various stakeholders within the company to promote improvement.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills to various teams and stakeholders


  • BA/BSc in Computer Science
  • MBA – Advantage
  • Agile CSM and CPO is a big plus
  • PMI-ACP certification is a plus
  • Fluent English – written and verbal

We’re committed to building a diverse organization with a unique sense of belonging.

We strive to expand our multidisciplinary platform with diverse talents and inspire the various segments of society.

Our organization fosters an inclusive, open-minded, and accepting environment.

We respect all individuals and ensure everyone is seen, heard, valued, and respected.

At Nova, we believe in diversity.

We are committed to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals.

Qualified applicants will be considered for open positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects society through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, accommodated facilities, and more.

Nova welcomes all dimensions of diversity!

If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at Talents@novami.com.

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