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MIPI Alliance

MIPI Alliance is a global organization working with more than 350 tech companies to develop the world’s most comprehensive set of interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced products. As a leader in technology standards for over 20 years, MIPI is focused on advancing member ecosystems through the collaborative design and promotion of innovative hardware and software interfaces that simplify the integration of device components, from the camera and display to peripherals and the application processor.

Today, the impact of MIPI Alliance on the smartphone industry is well established: Every smartphone on the market has at least one MIPI Alliance specification. This widespread adoption places MIPI specifications in hundreds of millions of phones, contributing to the voice, data and hardware services that people use worldwide every day. 

By joining our positive, collaborative and global team, you will play a pivotal role in MIPI Alliance’s future as we address increasing technology convergence in automotive, imaging and vision, software and IoT to continue enabling the growth of mobile and mobile-influenced markets.

Technical Program Manager

Location: Virtual / Remote Position
Status: Independent Contractor
Hours: 20-30 hours/week



As an Independent Contractor serving as a Technical Program Manager, you’ll be at the heart of our mission. You’ll collaborate closely with our talented technical groups, providing essential project management support to ensure our members meet their goals and milestones efficiently. With your exceptional interpersonal skills and knack for program management, you’ll guide our chairs and members through complex technical development paths, tackle challenges head-on, and maintain the warm and welcoming spirit of our organization.

MIPI is proud of its culture and dedication to working hard, traveling to new places, and having fun while we shape the future of technology. Join us on this exciting journey!



  • Collaborate and work with assigned technical group chairs to support and manage key project management tracking documents and systems related to developing group deliverables and milestones. Responsibilities may include action/open/consensus item tracking, project scheduling and scoping, change request management, roadmap development, and supporting weekly group agendas and virtual meetings.
  • Work with assigned group chairs and contributing engineers to support and monitor a technical development path. Ensure progress toward each deliverable is maintained to facilitate efficient development of technical output.
  • Work closely with assigned group chairs and contributing engineers to guide, support and monitor the development of technical specifications and supporting documents.
  • Identify and mitigate risks and issues that may impact project success and implement solutions to address them, taking a proactive and agile approach to problem solving.
  • Serve as secretariat for assigned groups if a member volunteer does not serve in the role. Responsibilities may include managing calendars and scheduling conference calls, recording meeting minutes, organizing files and proposal submissions, managing meeting attendance, and tracking voting eligibility.
  • Ensure equitable and consistent application of organizational policies, procedures and bylaws across all assigned groups. Educate and guide group chairs and contributors on policy and procedures.
  • Coordinate the execution of votes, polls and review periods within assigned technical groups.
  • Maintain virtual collaboration tools, web pages and associated collateral for assigned technical groups.
  • Provide support for special technical projects aligned with MIPI’s goals and focus areas.
  • Support assigned in-person MIPI group meetings, held three times per year. (MIPI rotates face-to-face meetings in Asia, Europe, and North America each year)


  • Experience in association management, standards management, service organizations, or related technology consulting firms, with some experience in overall team management and facilitation. While mobile industry experience is a plus, it is not mandatory.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience/history, ideally with a focus on technical or engineering project planning.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, coupled with strong time management and organizational abilities. The candidate must demonstrate self-motivation, patience, and the capacity to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively.
  • Proficient program management skills and a self-starter approach, with a proven track record of concurrently managing multiple projects and technical teams.
  • Experience operating efficiently in an environment with an emphasis on virtual project collaboration. Familiarity with (or the ability to learn quickly) tools such as MS Office applications, Google Workspace, Causeway, Aha! Roadmap, and various web-based communication tools are essential.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and cohesively with engineers, team members, consultants, and industry representatives from globally diverse companies.
  • While not mandatory, experience in test or compliance programs is desirable.
  • Effective communication skills, capable of engaging technical and non-technical individuals in face-to-face, virtual, and conference call settings.
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and independently in a dynamic work environment. Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive and friendly approach to implementing improvements and solutions is essential.


To apply for this role, please provide a copy of your resume and a cover letter to:


Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.