Technical Project Manager II

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 08/27/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Program- Project Manager Job Number: 25041

Job Title: Technical Project Manager II

Duties:

In this role, you will be responsible for driving operations & logistics for large scale internal beta testing of our products. The right candidate is a self-motivated leader who possesses strong product sense, has demonstrated experience working closely with cross-functional teams, and has exceptional communication and collaboration skills.

 
  • Lead cross-functionally to define schedule, requirements, resource plans, integration plans, prioritize initiatives, and proactively identify/address potential setbacks.
  • Work with software engineering to deliver SW solutions/features in a fast-paced environment.
  • Balance the business needs with technical constraints by building deep subject matter expertise for your area.
  • Maintain the team' s focus on strategy and goal-oriented results when tackling complex problems.
  • Communicate program status, risks and mitigation plans to executives.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current and available for review by all parts of the organization.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for operations-focused projects and tasks
  • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution is required or a process correction using techniques like use cases, data diagrams and process flow diagrams
  • Collaborate closely with a project coordinator to maintain a clearly documented project that can be followed internally throughout the lifecycle of a project
  • Prepare project correspondence and presentations, as needed, for status reports, stakeholder updates, meetings, annual planning, etc
  • Proactively communicate project and timeline risks to stakeholders along with trade-offs to maintain trajectory
  • Effectively manage global inventory with audit processes for asset management
  • Instill a vision and culture of prototype security throughout the relevant organizations
  • Coordinate with key partners (Legal, Security, Logistics, Facilities, etc.) to support new and ongoing projects
  • Effectively influence leaders and key partners to gain alignment

 

Skills:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in a technical field.
  • 5+ years of tech industry experience, including 5+ years of program management experience.
  • Knowledge of software design – starting with a systems level comprehension from the hardware and operating systems to frameworks.
  • Software/Hardware integration experience in a consumer electronics environment.
  • B2B or B2C experience in commercial hardware or software and launched a B2B/B2C product in the market.
  • Experience building and managing relationships with vendors and other external partners in conjunction with Legal and Business Development.
  • Experience understanding and communicating technical information to non-experts.

 

Education:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in a technical field.

Krista Stillmunkes

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