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Project Manager

Sunnyvale, CA

We are urgently looking for Project Manager for our Direct client requirement

TITLE: Project Manager 
LOCATION: Sunnyvale, CA
DURATION: 6+ months 
Rate: DOE

Job Description:
  • Manage Online Software Development project activities for multiple projects across all project phases, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure.
  • Work collaboratively with development team, lead architect and the management to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation, including both brand products and supporting systems.
  • Create, manage and track project vehicles, including, but not limited to: o Project schedules o Detailed project plans o Project scope statements o Cost estimates o Resource plans o Risk and issues logs o Status reports
  • Tailor project management, development and support processes to meet the needs of individual (new and/or ongoing) projects.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of projects and staff; communicate with project teams as necessary to ensure project deliverables are on schedule and within cost parameters.
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external customers as needed in regards to project deliverables including managing expectations, presenting and interfacing with sponsors.
  •  Make decisions and communicate trade-offs and risks; drive key decisions across projects.
  •  Make recommendations to management about schedules, prioritization and resource allocation with input from team members.
  •  Provide ongoing project plan/status reporting for use by account managers, clients and management.
  • Provide input into strategic planning and asset creation processes.
  • Manage resource planning and organizational capacity planning.
  • Coach and train project team members on Software Development processes and best practices.
  •  Contribute to the design and coding of products.
  • Manage up to 3 Scrum teams of 5 to 7 team members each to execute projects.  
  • Contribute to program level activities including M&A activities.
  • Demonstrable experience of engagement with Engineering Teams - Configuration Management, Deployment tools, and Continuous Integration to execute infrastructure projects.
  • Flexibility to engage with team in non-regular hours.
  •  Maturity to navigate and work with senior engineering folks and still get things done.
  • Be a role model servant-leader to bring value to the business with process and tools. � Demonstrable experience of process improvements in agile world.
  • Agile Lifecycle Expertise - preferably coaching/mentoring new Agile Teams. Minimum Qualifications: B.S. or B.A. degree in Business Administration, Management, Project Management, Computer Science or related field Preferred Qualifications:
  •  3+ years of hands-on Agile experience  eCommerce or Retail experience
  • Experience leading Software, eCommerce, or SaaS/Cloud based projects
  •  Five years of experience in a technology environment, including 2-3 years of practical professional experience in project management.  
  • Experience managing multiple dependencies in project and program delivery
  • Ability to guide multiple scrum teams concurrently
  • Fundamental understanding of web-based systems programming and development. 
  •  Proficient with MS Project or similar software and MS Office applications.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading cross-functional project teams.
  • Ability to adjust and set priorities to meet deadlines.
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