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Project Manager with Telecom
Ref No.: 17-07840
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Position Type:Direct Placement
Role: Project Manager
Location: Waltham, MA
Duration: Contract/ FTE

Job Description:
· 7 + years total experience in Program/Project Management Area
· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering.
· Ability to resolve complex problems positively and professionally
· Ability to establish plans, monitor and report on program status, budgets, schedules, etc.
· Must be able to clearly and regularly communicate status, issues and risks to stakeholders
· Solid ability to identify, develop and quantify any required corrective action plans
· This position requires the ability to work accurately under time pressures; and ability to work independently with minimal supervision in an environment with frequently changing business needs
· Exercises considerable judgment in developing methods, techniques & evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
· Solid track record of achieving or exceeding targeted results
· Excellent written and verbal communications skills
· Advanced proficiency in creating presentation materials for executive review using Jira or Confluence
· Strong analytical and leadership skills
· Advanced proficiency with Atlassian tools (Scrum Boards, Dashboards, etc): Jira, Confluence, Stash, etc

Desired Skills:
· Previous experience working with new technology or launching new products in consumer and enterprise markets
· Experience working with the following technologies and specs: LTE-3GPP, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Low Energy, ZigBee/Zwave, React Native, NodeJS
· Knowledge of web services and APIs
· Experienced in agile product and code development methodologies
· Experienced in project management tools and applications
· Experience with Atlassian software tool suite, including Confluence, JIRA, JIRA/Agile
· Experience with Agile development

Job Responsibilities:
· Serve as scrum master for a smart home mobile app product of a Fortune 500 company
· Help build relationships with cross functional engineering team, help manage expectations and scope
· Manage the release plan and feature prioritization with the product team
· Conduct daily stand-ups for teams located in the US East Coast as well as off-shore (India)
· Communicate and document project status and strategic recommendations to team members and senior management on a regular basis; escalate issues accordingly via the appropriate channels
· Conduct project postmortems and proactively identify opportunities for improvement to all process and tools used in the execution of project activities
· Effectively and efficiently plan and prioritize all resources working across project(s) based on scope of work and project goals.
· Actively monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance