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ALTERA IT Program Manager

San José, Provincia de San José, Costa Rica Job ID JR0263914 Job Category Project and Program Management Work Mode Hybrid Experience Level Experienced Full/Part Time Full Time

Job Description

In Q4 2023, Intel announced PSG will be reported as a separate business unit beginning on January 1, 2024 with ongoing support from Intel. This position is associated to that standalone business strategy and is expected to fully transition to a standalone company at some time in the future with an anticipated target of Jan 1, 2025.

We are a leading global semiconductor company at the forefront of innovation, delivering cutting-edge solutions for a diverse range of industries. As we continue to expand our global team, we are seeking a highly skilled and strategic leader to join our Information Technology team as the IT Program Manager. As a member of the global IT team, you will play a pivotal role in transforming PSG to operate as a standalone business. As an IT Program Manager, you will play a crucial role in leading and overseeing multiple IT projects and initiatives related to information systems within the company. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ensure successful planning, execution, and delivery of IT programs that align with business objectives and support the company's growth and innovation.

The primary responsibilities for this role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Program Management: Lead and manage IT programs and projects related to information systems, including software development, implementation, upgrades, and integration.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Engage with stakeholders at all levels to understand business requirements, priorities, and expectations, and ensure alignment with IT programs and initiatives.
  • Planning and Execution: Develop comprehensive program plans, timelines, budgets, and resource allocations, and oversee the execution of IT programs to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Risk Management: Identify, assess, and mitigate risks and issues that may impact program delivery, and implement strategies to minimize potential disruptions.
  • Vendor Management: Manage relationships with external vendors, contractors, and service providers involved in IT programs, and ensure adherence to contracts, SLAs, and quality standards.
  • Quality Assurance: Implement and maintain quality assurance processes to ensure the delivery of high-quality solutions and services that meet or exceed stakeholder expectations.

The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:

  • Strong understanding of information systems, software development lifecycle, IT infrastructure, and emerging technologies.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams and stakeholders, and influence decision-making.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on driving solutions and delivering results in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Highly organized, skilled interpersonal at communication and strong team player
  • Clearly synthesize complex information, lead in-depth discussions and deliver results.
  • Proven leadership capabilities in a multi-cultural and cross-functional team environment
  • Customer orientation and service mindset is essential.


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum qualifications are required to be initially considered for this position.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering or related field and 10+ years of experience OR a Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Computer Engineering or related field and 8+ years of experience in IT project or program management, with a proven track record of successfully delivering complex IT programs and initiatives.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.

  • Master's degree or relevant certifications (e.g., PMP, ITIL) are a plus.
  • Experience with enterprise-level systems (e.g., either ERP(SAP), HR(Workday), CRM is desirable.

Inside this Business Group

The Programmable Solutions Group (PSG) was formed from the acquisition of Altera. As part of Intel, PSG will create market-leading programmable logic devices that deliver a wider range of capabilities than customers experience today. Combining Altera's industry-leading FPGA technology and customer support with Intel's world-class semiconductor manufacturing capabilities will enable customers to create the next generation of electronic systems with unmatched performance and power efficiency. PSG takes pride in creating an energetic and dynamic work environment that is driven by ingenuity and innovation. We believe the growth and success of our group is directly linked to the growth and satisfaction of our employees. That is why PSG is committed to a work environment that is flexible and collaborative, and allows our employees to reach their full potential.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.


We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive pay, stock, bonuses, as well as, benefit programs which include health, retirement, and vacation. Find more information about all of our Amazing Benefits here.

Working Model

This role will be eligible for our hybrid work model which allows employees to split their time between working on-site at their assigned Intel site and off-site. In certain circumstances the work model may change to accommodate business needs.
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