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Project Manager - Mid-Level
Ref No.: 18-00372
Location: Culver City, California
Position Type:Right to Hire
Title: Project Manager (Mid-Level)
Location: Culver City, CA
Duration: 3 Months CTH

Job Description
Seeking a Project Manager to join our rapidly growing Project Management team. The Project Manager will provide project leadership and manage multiple projects within the overall portfolio of the DPG team.

Responsibilities
  • Leadership – Accountable for the delivery and maintenance of multiple complex, technical projects in the DPG portfolio
  • Delivery – Accountable for the timely and effective delivery of ongoing projects within the DPG portfolio, ensuring adherence to agreed timelines, scope and budget and effective adaptation to and communication of mid-course changes to efforts whilst in flight
  • Project Management – Communicate and manage alignment of dependencies, timing, and priorities across multiple projects and Scrum teams in support of longer-term, fixed-scope programs
  • Release Management – Manage and communicate release plans and timing for multiple projects
  • Risk Management – Proactively identify, escalate and resolve issues, manage risks as well as develop mitigation and contingency plans for multiple projects
  • Planning – Partner with team leads to help groom backlog and plan sprints
  • Resource Management - Responsible for Scrum team resource capacity planning and allocation
  • Expertise – Become a subject-matter expert in relevant project areas, perpetually prepared to represent project status and details to stakeholders
  • Communication and Reporting – Create standard project documentation and proactively communicate to stakeholders.
  • Status reports
  • Risk reports
  • Bug reports
  • Sprint reports
  • Assists With:
  • Maintain Process – Contribute to process definition and evangelize/coach teams around established, agreed processes
  • Vendor Management – Work with external vendors and escalate when issues arise
  • Program Initiation – Work with Program Managers in managing cross-functional teams in defining scope, schedule, budget, and risks for new programs
  • Financial – Work with Program Managers in managing and reporting on project-level budgets

Qualifications
  • 5+ years of work experience at a Project Manager role, preferably in a fast-paced technical consulting or software development environment
  • Strong track record of successfully managing multiple concurrent complex projects delivering on schedule, on budget and with high quality
  • Able to drive alignment
  • Proactively manage and communicate project risks
  • Agile Project Management Coach
  • Solid understanding of project management including Agile (Scrum, KanBan, SAFe), Waterfall, and Agile Hybrid methodologies.
  • Solid understanding of SDLC best practices
  • Solid understanding of QA best practices (functional and automated)
  • Solid understanding of release management
  • Excellent organizational, written and communications skills
  • Proven team-building skills
  • Experience in strategic project-level planning and execution