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Project Mgr
Ref No.: 17-06428
Location: San Diego, California
Start Date / End Date: 11/13/2017 to 11/30/2018

Software Engineering Project Management is responsible for managing the execution of programs and/or projects consisting of single, multiple or system-level projects. Works within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope while managing and communicating risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies.

Seeking a highly motivated, self-directed, and experienced person to lead and adopt our defined TS Agile/SCRUM Software Development practices. The ideal candidate is a professional who is a program or project manager for a company that develops enterprise-class software applications, has led multiple teams of 10+ software engineers indirectly reporting to the candidate, with experience in managing geographically dispersed teams.

Strong management skills with a proven record of providing direction and leadership to others are essential. The candidate must be a highly effective communicator and problem-solver. The candidate must also possess demonstrated skills in leading and managing change; should possess the ability to pull together ideas and suggestions, shape them into a vision, and then implement this in the project plans.

•Demonstrates advanced knowledge of project and program management principles.
•Uses project management tools to manage large and complex projects or programs.
•Defines and manages scope, time and resources of large scale, complex projects or programs.
•Facilitates identification of project or program risks/issues, develops and assigns responsibility for mitigation/resolution actions; manages mitigation plan.
•Refines project management methodologies for quality and project or program risk management.
•Synthesizes critical information and communicates business implications to stakeholders.
•Consults with the senior management team and non-technology organization personnel.
•Has depth and breadth of experience in project management; integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities.
•Applies in-depth skills and broad knowledge of the business to address complex problems and non-standard situations.
•Provides leadership in the form of coaching, mentoring, and/or training.
•Acts as a key contributor in a complex environment. Measures project performance for schedule and resource effort variance.
•Bachelor's degree in related field required.
•6+ years related work experience required.
•Experience in highly government-regulated, healthcare/medical device environment.
•Ability to lead cross-functional teams toward operational objectives.
•Ability to manage multiple project deployments and integrations.
•Aptitude to contribute to strategic goal-setting for department/business unit.
•Ability to manage conflict.
•Effective writing, speaking, and presentation skills required.
•Ability to manage others and set priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
•Experience working with matrixed resources within assigned programs and/or projects.
•Solid understanding of software development work, practices and culture.
•Experience in delivering products within an end-to-end software development life cycle (SDLC).
•Practical knowledge and application of Agile software development principles.
•Drives the consistency of departmental Agile/SCRUM practices.
•Aptitude to contribute to strategic goal-setting for department/business unit.
•Understanding of and experience in stage-gate or similar innovation management process.
•Skilled in meeting facilitation, action item traction and follow up.
•Ability to use Microsoft Visual Studio – Team Foundation Server desired.
•PlanView Portfolio Management knowledge desired.
•Project Management Professional (PMP) desired