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Reference # : 17-04891 Title : Senior Project Manager
Location : Sunnyvale, CA
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 5 Years Start Date / End Date : 11/01/2017 / 01/31/2019  
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.