This is a great opportunity to work for an Enterprise Client in the Redmond area!
Using PMO best practices and standards, partner with the Microsoft product/program managers to facilitate a project management process to fit their needs, and oversee and execute on that process/plan. Create, maintain and control the project schedule and dashboard, facilitate meetings, and proactively identify risks to the project. Shepherd the Project Team through the Release process, being mindful of all requirements. Facilitate program communications, identify and implement continuous improvement practices, and provide regular status reports as required.
This is a Technical Software PM role, requiring experience with the software development lifecycle, working with agile development teams. This role will define and track requirements across device programs and coordinate the day-to-day activities of a growing team of 7+ software developers. This is an opportunity to be part of a new team, helping shape direction with immediate impact on ongoing device programs. Experience shipping consumer electronic devices is a plus.
Key Deliverables –
Help define a new process for how the team will engage with new device teams, including roles and responsibilities (helping adopt the right amount of process) –
Gather and consolidate program requirements and dependencies, distilling them into key dates, deliverables, and aligned schedules.
Ensure SW developers are focused on the right tasks, helping communicate and set expectations with partner teams.
Create block-level architecture diagrams, highlighting SW architectures and key dependencies
Help manage team scrum meetings, status updates
Experience using Agile and SDLC methodologies
Excellent Communication skills
Experience managing medium to complex programs spanning organizations
Process Improvement and Strategy Skills and experience
Hardware and Device Knowledge
Technical expertise in Microsoft products
Vacation, Holiday and Sick Time off
401k + Match