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Project Manager

  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

  • Expiry Date: 03 December 2022
  • Referral: 219324@accuick.com

Job Description:

  • Leads people who perform project management duties involving cross-functional teams focused on delivery of internal products or administrative systems.

  • Oversees plans and directs schedules as well as project budgets.

  • Monitors programs/projects from initiation through delivery and interfacing with internal customers or department personnel.

  • Organizes project activities and interdepartmental meetings; ensures communication facilitates completion of the program/project on schedule and within budget constraints.

  • May assign and monitor work of technical personnel providing support and interpretation of instructions/objectives.

  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.  

KNOWLEDGE:  

  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified, career-oriented, journey-level position.  

COMPLEXITY:  

  • Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.  

  • SUPERVISION:  

  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.  

EXPERIENCE:  

  • Typically requires 4-6 years of related experience. 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Engineering team and Product Management to deliver features  

  • Convert Features into stories, creates mockups and identify technical dependencies.  

  • Manage team backlog, dependencies and risks based on priority driven by Product Management and Engineering leadership.  

  • Create, manage, and track project schedules, including tracking dependencies, deadlines, and other information that may impact delivery or quality of project.  

  • Revise and adjust project plans as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.  

  • Minimize, manage, and avoid risks to milestones, schedules, and objectives of project.  

  • Identify areas for improvement in internal processes within the department and cross-organizationally along with possible solutions.  

  • Collaborate with multiple teams to negotiate and streamline requirements to build scalable solutions.  

  • Participate in SAFe ceremonies including planning and collaborate with cross-functional teams.  

  • Act as the primary liaison between engineering and product management.  

  • Take ownership of features during each stage to enable successful delivery.  

  • Demos work completes to large audiences.  

  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise in various production and non-production environments.  

Qualifications:  

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related software engineering discipline.  

  • 4 years’ experience as a Technical Program Manager/Business Analyst/Product Owner.  

  • Proven ability to transform features into well-articulated business requirements as user stories.  

  • Outstanding problem-solving skills, attention to detail and ability to find the correct solution for complex business problems.  

  • An understanding of databases and can write basics SQL queries to determine the relationship of data within systems.  

  • Self-motivated and able to handle requests from multiple team members with competing priorities.  

  • Must have strong organization and communication skills.  

  • Understand agile software development process.  

  • Proficiency in collaboration and agile tools (Rally, JIRA, Confluence) is a plus. 

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.