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Senior Project Manager : 20-01458
Ref No.: 20-01458
Category: Project / Program / Product Management & Architecture
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Primary Skills: Project Management, Software Development, Cross Functional, Testing, Design, Implementation, Agile Methodology, Engineering, Product Strategy, Business Management
Duration: 6+ Months (Possible Extension/Conversion)
Contract: W2 only

  • Comfortable with all phases of the product or software development lifecycle including idea generation, concept development and testing, design, implementation, validation and transfer.
  • Willing to go the extra mile with a strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful with the ability to deal with conflict and drive to solution.
  • Proven ability to lead, influence and work well at all levels of an organization and in a cross functional team environment.
  • Ability to handle ambiguity effectively and oversee multiple projects at once.
  • Requires knowledge of engineering, product strategy and business management.
  • Experience in analyzing tradeoffs between product features, customer needs/requirements, produce-ability and cost.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize data, set actionable goals and drive metrics and execution.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience involved in the development and commercialization of products.
  • Minimum 6 years of experience involved in software development life cycle.
  • Medical device experience preferred.
  • In depth understanding of Agile methodology, its values and principles, including backlog grooming, release and sprint planning, burn-up/down charts, etc.
  • High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously; must work well under pressure, be flexible, and meet deadlines.
  • Energetic and balanced person with a drive for results, who feels accountable, has a great attitude, and is a team-player; self-starter with high degree of initiative, urgency, and follow through.
  • Desired project tools experience includes Clarity, JIRA, Confluence.
  • BS or equivalent work experience in a scientific field preferred; business, finance or related field will be considered in conjunction with experience.
        To follow up with any questions, please contact Vaibhav at 408-512-2355.
Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
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