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Bose Software Engineering Program Manager in Framingham, Massachusetts

You know the moment. It’s the first notes of that song you love, the intro to your favorite movie, or simply the sound of someone you love saying “hello.” It’s in these moments that sound matters most.

At Bose, we believe sound is the most powerful force on earth. We’ve dedicated ourselves to improving it for nearly 60 years. And we’re passionate down to our bones about making whatever you’re listening to a little more magical.

The engineering team at Bose is a thriving, passionate, deeply skilled team of professionals from a broad range of disciplines and experiences, who share a common goal—to create products that provide transformative sound experiences.

Job Description

At Bose Automotive, we are obsessed with transforming the driving experience, where our customers experience something special in every car we’ve touched. We are looking for an enthusiastic, technically strong Software/Embedded focused Program Manager to join our rapidly growing global team. You will have the opportunity to work on exciting next generation experiences in some of the world’s leading automobiles.

The successful candidate will enjoy working with high caliber, cross functional teams to deliver high quality software projects and programs. They will have the chance to make an impact and shape the development process going forward with key leadership in a highly visible role. They will also have a proven record of delivering new and challenging software features, ideally in an embedded environment. This individual will enjoy collaborating with a diverse team, establishing strong relationships with other leaders, while learning and sharing knowledge.


  • Coordinate and synchronize across software development teams and other internal groups to design, build, test, and release software on time and with high quality.

  • Drive and lead delivery of enabling technologies and experiences.

  • Handle interdependencies between teams and identify and manage requirements and architectural convergence as well as software delivery risks.

  • Build valued working relationships with technical subject matter experts, stakeholders, and senior management.

  • Manage requirements, scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks for each project.

  • Demonstrate strong organizational and leadership skills and outstanding written and verbal communication talent.

Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of project management experience in a related industry.

  • Excellent leadership, negotiation, and critical thinking skills.

  • Ability to establish and maintain key partnership engagements.

  • Experience in managing firmware suppliers and third-party development partners.

  • Prior software development and test experience with embedded applications, C, C++, MATLAB, or Python is a plus.

  • Familiar with Agile methodologies and the challenges of hybrid agile/waterfall approaches.

  • Automotive and ASPICE experience is a plus.


Bachelor’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline is required. Master’s degree is preferred.


Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf); and (2) its Supplements (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm). Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf. Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to Wellbeing@bose.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Our goal is to create an atmosphere where every candidate feels supported and empowered in the interviewing process. Diversity and inclusion are integral to our success, and we believe that providing reasonable accommodation is not only a legal obligation but also a fundamental aspect of our commitment to being an employer of choice. We recognize that individuals may have different needs and requirements based on their abilities, and we provide reasonable accommodations to ensure ideal conditions are met during the application process.

If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation, please send a note to wellbeing@bose.com

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