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Senior Technical Specialist/Project Manager

Location US-NY-Melville
Company Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Requisition ID
Information Technology
Position Type

About the Role

Canon USA in Melville, NY is seeking a Senior Technical Specialist/Project Manager (Sr Specialist, Project). The Senior Technical Specialist/Project Manager possesses specialized knowledge or skills in a particular functional area. A fully qualified, seasoned profession with a full understanding of the job role who works on more complicated issues facing the department. Receives general instruction from manager on new assignments but little to no direction in day-to-day work.  Typically reports to a Manager or Senior Manager, and may mentor or supervise one or two less experienced professional staff.
This position is full time and offers a hybrid work schedule requiring you to be in the office Monday and Wednesday and an option to work from home the remainder of the week (unless a specific business need arises requiring in office attendance on other days).  Note that work schedules and office reporting requirements may change from time to time based on business needs.

Your Impact

- Lead multiple cross-functional programs, in collaboration with product, software engineering, design, and analyst teams
- Provide coordination support to solution product owners, business analysts, engineers; tracking activities for internal teams and help eliminate blockers
- Able to identify gaps in solution features versus requirements and weigh in on product vs. technology tradeoffs
- Provide deep software/product domain expertise to form technical strategies with engineering partners
- Drive engagement with internal partners, work to decompose requirements into technical execution plans with measurable milestones, effectively optimize scope and schedule, manage cross-functional dependencies, and proactively manage risks
- Craft clear communication of progress toward project/product goals, reporting status to stakeholders and leadership
- Track and manage multiple projects and scrum teams using Agile methodologies
- Oversee project onboarding and offboarding processes, develop and maintain project plans including scope, tasks, assignments, timeline, dependencies, and risks
- Manage deliverables, track due dates, formulate release plans and conduct quality assurance before the release of deliverables to the customer
- Use tools to monitor and approve timesheets & plans including SmartSheet, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Excel
- Actively take meeting minutes, organize action items, distribute meeting minutes to product/project teams and customers
- Possesses specialized knowledge or skills in a particular functional area
- A fully qualified, seasoned professional with a full understanding of the job role who works on more complicated issues facing the product/project
- Receives general instruction from manager on new assignments but little to no direction in day-to-day work
- Typically reports to a Manager or Senior Manager, and may mentor or supervise one or two less experienced professional staff

About You: The Skills & Expertise You Bring

- Bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience required, plus 5 years of related experience
- Bachelor’s degree with a 5+ years of relevant experience with project management for medium and large teams
- Deep understanding and point of view on software/product growth and discovery solutions with proven experience creating partnerships with cross-functional teams, driving large-scale technical strategies, debating technical approaches, and building long-term scalable solutions
- Software development and/or software/product project management experience is required
- Fluent in Project Management tools – MS Office, JIRA, Confluence, SmartSheet, SharePoint and Teams
- Ability to effectively interface with customers, handle customer issues, manage meetings, etc.
- Ability to organize information and present project status and issues to leadership and diverse stakeholders
- Self-motivated; able to operate with minimal guidance. Interpersonal, leadership, problem-solving, multi-tasking, organization skills and flexibility required
- Excellent collaboration and communication (verbal and writing) skills
- Agile process and product management background required
The company will not pursue or support visa sponsorship for this position.
In accordance with applicable law, we are providing the anticipated base salary range for this role: $92,210 - $138,080

Company Overview

About our Company - Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $29.4 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. as of 2023 has ranked in the top-five overall in U.S. patents granted for 38 consecutive years†. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To learn more about Canon, visit us at and connect with us on LinkedIn at

Who We Are

Where Talent Fosters Innovation.

Do you want your next professional experience to be filled with purpose and opportunity, world-class team members, and impactful work? Driven by our mission of exceeding customer expectations with our technologies and enriching the lives of our local communities and staff, we are a phenomenal team working collaboratively toward common goals. Our employees have a strong work ethic, creativity, and a cooperative spirit. We believe in integrity, respect, empowerment, and making a difference in the communities we serve. There is a strong sense of pride in what we do individually and together as a team. Join us and discover what it means to work for a global digital imaging leader with an unparalleled reputation for quality and innovation.

What We Offer

You’ll be joining a leader in digital imaging and innovation with an immense opportunity to make an impact and create your own rewarding career. We demonstrate commitment to our employees by offering a full range of rewards, including competitive compensation and benefits.

And Even More Perks!

-Employee referral bonus
-Employee discounts
-Free morning coffee
-“Dress for Your Day” attire program
-Casual dress (including jeans!) is welcome
-Volunteer opportunities to give back to our local community
-Swag! A Canon welcome kit and official merch you can’t get anywhere else

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their respective owners.

Canon U.S.A., Inc. offers a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) Savings Plan, discretionary profit sharing, discretionary success sharing, educational assistance, recognition programs, vacation, and much more. A more comprehensive list of what we have to offer is available at

We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws, regulations, orders and mandates, including those we may be required to follow as a federal government contractor/subcontractor.

All applicants must reside in the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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