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Technical Program Manager
Ref No.: 20-00721
Location: Seattle, Washington

Tailored Management is seeking a Technical Program Manager to work onsite at our client's Seattle campus' on a contract basis. This is an excellent opportunity to join the world's largest social media network who enables over a billion users to openly connect with friends and family, share content, and explore the world.

Title:
Technical Program Manager
Location: Seattle, WA
Contract: 6 Months with possible extension following

Responsibilities:

  • Track technical issues and implement solutions in a prompt manner.
  • Communicate project status to leadership and between cross functional teams and suggest changes to use company resources more efficiently.
  • Propose solutions to technical constraints using their technical expertise and experience.
  • Provide expertise for escalated quality problems and anticipate bottlenecks in the development cycle.
  • Identify technical impacts on the organization as they relate to business requirements.
  • Define strategies, regularly participate in executive meetings to present their progress, and share project information with other professionals in their organization.
  • Drive new products and features through the development process.
  • Gather and create product requirements and specifications.
  • Develop project scheules, ensure dependencies are clearly mapped out and drive tasks to succcessful on-time completion.
  • Make sure project meets deadlines and is completed within budget.
  • Develop project schedules based on product requirements, technical challenges, and business needs.
  • Work with teams to set milestones, communicate project statuses, and identify/address potential setbacks.
  • Work cross-functionally to develop best practices and product development processes in a quickly-changing and dynamic environment.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current and available for staff and leadership review.
  • Engage with cross-functional teams to identify constraints, dependencies, risks/issues, and to deliver software features.
  • Identify resources needed and work closely with the team leads to maintain full visibility of multiple projects, ensuring resource gaps are addressed efficiently.

Skills:
Must Haves:
  • 5+ years experience as a Technical Program Manager managing software programs from inception to production.
  • Software experience in a development and deployment of mobile applications and app development
  • An understanding of software development processes and best practices.
  • Has experience with Jira and MS Project (program management tools)
  • Communication experience and experience working with technical teams.
  • Problem-solving and organizational experience.
  • Knowledge of program and issue tracking.
  • Experience building relationships and collaborating with cross-functional teams

Nice to Have:
  • Familiarity with C++, Java, C.
  • May require 15% travel
BS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.