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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-13878
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Immediate need for a Project Manager with experience in the Internet Industry. This is an 08 months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Sunnyvale, CA. Please review the job description below:


Job ID: 17-13878
 
 
Key Responsibilities:
 
  • Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects.
  • Accountable for project scope commitments and definition of overall delivery plan.
  • Accountable for meeting project delivery milestones.
  • Prepare and communicate project status to stakeholders.
  • Interact with Product Architects and Technical Architects/Leads (US domestic and offshore).
  • Produce summary reports and dashboards for executive level communications.
  • Adhere to defined standard procedures and best practices when managing projects, ensuring a high-quality and consistent outcome.
  • Plan and co-ordinate joint sessions with relevant cross-functional work streams.
  • Build trusted professional relationships with various cross-functional team leads globally; manage cross-functional dependencies with other business and technology groups.
  • Tightly manage change requests and escalations.
  • Work closely with local leads to track resource allocation and utilization.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Report and escalate to management as needed.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

Qualification and Technology Experience:
 
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a similar field.
  • ​Masters preferred.
  • PMP Certification Preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of enterprise software experience as a Program or Project Manager in high technology.
  • Proven experience in managing/executing large-scale technology implementations, with onshore and offshore software engineering teams.
  • Strong program management skills, with global software project management experience.
  • Strong experience in Software Development Lifecycle.
  • Experience in Agile development/Scrum methodology; familiar with test driven development approaches.
  • Desire to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth and rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to track multiple, complex projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to effectively communicate across globally distributed teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Presentation skill using Microsoft PowerPoint a must.
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills.
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs with strong experience in MS Excel.
  • Expertise with project management software (Clarizen is a plus).
  • Able to quickly adapt to changes in priority.
  • Possess solid communication and presentation skills.
  • Results-oriented individual with a can-do attitude; highly collaborative, interpersonal and has solid problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities concurrently.

Our client is a leading Internet Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.