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Technical Project Manager

Santa Clara, CA, USA | N/A

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
    Project Management
  • Experience:
    10-12 years
Job Description:
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Embrace our corporate culture by fostering collaboration without boundaries, encourage teamwork and communication that is clear, open, and honest.

Develop and gather business requirements from stakeholders (engineers, product managers, business leaders), document specifications, identify resources needed, and create project/sprint/resource plans to ensure timely and successful delivery of the project.

Track project milestones, resolve roadblocks, and communicate ongoing status to stakeholders and the Platform Engineering team

Facilitate industry-standard Agile practices and ceremonies, including the regular scrums, sprint planning, backlog grooming, and sprint retrospectives.

Facilitate backlog seeding and estimation exercises for Platform Engineering, help to identify risks, promote communication, and create accountability.

Empower team members to own effort and initiatives within their teams through self-organization.

Hold the team(s) accountable to their internal processes, like the team’s ‘definition of done’, as well as any relevant organizational standard.

Develop and maintain subject matter expertise within the Platform. Serve as a business expert for assigned services so that others across the organization can come to for answers.

Support the use of JIRA and Confluence by adhering to creating, developing, standardizing workflows, processes, and guidelines.

Research and adopt industry and best practices in project management and platform development

Mentor and coach the Agile Leads and Product Owner(s) on Agile processes and behaviors as needed.

Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or combination of comparable education and experience typically obtained by 5 or more years related work experience.​

10+ years demonstrated expertise in product, program and project management complex computing systems including 1-2 years experience as a product owner.

Comprehensive understanding of computer internal architecture and design to include working knowledge of specific details and design of some variants of the *NIX based operating systems.

Experience with business requirements and functional specifications regarding interface development, functional architecture, and distributed software design/implementation.

Demonstrated ability to develop large-scale functional system architectures and implementation designs, in collaboration with stakeholders in a distributed workforce environment.

Demonstrated ability and willingness to act as subject matter expert, tracking technology/industry trends, and to provide data-driven reasoning for recommending technology paths.​

Demonstrated ability to mentor or direct others in their technology evaluations.​

Ability to dive deep into data, existing processes, people and systems in order to invent, simplify, and improve inefficient or unnecessarily complex processes

Strong attention to detail, problem solving, analytical and organizational skills

Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines while managing multiple competing projects in a fast-paced environment

Demonstrated ability to influence over authority to drive project deliverables

Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals

Strong interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication skills necessary to build effective working relationships and positively influence decision making

Experience in adopting software development life cycle processes (waterfall, agile, SCRUM, etc.) and tools

Have one or more PMI certifications

Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree

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