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Project Manager

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description


Title: Program Manager
Location:  San Jose, CA
Duration: 6+ months with potential to extend
 
Project Manager is to assist the Project's Engineering Leads in executing a work package for a project with a focus on speed, quality, and cost. You will need to be comfortable using supplied data to make informed decisions regarding project timeline, budget, and procurement and be comfortable working in an agile work environment, where quick delivery and constant iteration are the norm.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Monitor progress and provide project schedule visibility to key stakeholders
  • Create and distribute project KPIs, detailing project performance.
  • Track and monitor project budget, as well as regularly post actual vs planned expenditures
  • Issue meeting minutes and memorandums to relevant parties.
  • Conduct financial reviews, ensuring the overall budget reflects current plans from the workstreams
  • Conduct contract reviews and assist with creation of contracts between company and outside vendors.
  • Aggressively pursue program-specific tasks and issues identified by the Engineering Leads, Project Executive, and Senior Technologist to conclusion
Skills / qualifications:
  • An undergraduate business degree and at least five years of work experience and demonstrated track-record in project coordination activities
  • Proficient working with Excel and creating Pivot table
  • Experience with working with diverse teams (overseas exposure is ideal);
  • Experience with managing agile software development teams, using agile methods, tools, and applying best practices
  • Familiarity with project management tools such as JIRA
  • Excellent communication skills (strong coordination and relational skills to deal with customers, authorities, internal and external partners)
 
 

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Job Requirements

? An undergraduate business degree and at least five years of work experience and demonstrated track-record in project coordination activities - Proficient in using Excel and creating Pivot table. ? Experience with working with diverse teams (overseas exposure is ideal) ? Passion for increasing productivity of engineering teams ? Experience with managing agile software development teams, using agile methods, tools, and applying best practices; and ? Familiarity with project management tools such as JIRA ? Excellent communication skills (strong coordination and relational skills to deal with customers, authorities, internal and external partners)
Posted By: kinguyen@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:San Jose, CA
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:10/2/2018
  • Contact: Kim Nguyen (408) 418-1867
  • Pay Range: $45.00 - $48.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-1809-38808