Tech Project Manager

Glendale, CA | Freelance | Job ID #56202 |
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Our client, an Entertainment Company, is seeking a freelance Technical Project Manager to join the Technology Design team.

  • Manages software projects within the Technology delivering high-complexity/high-performance software that powers experiences across company
  • Manage local and geographically-distributed virtual teams.
  • Create and manage software development schedules and staffing plans with stakeholder input.
  • Manage budgets and deliver regular project updates.
  • Interact with key Business Stakeholders, Engineering/ Product Leaders, and Executive Sponsors.
  • Provide project updates using transparent metrics/KPIs, outline risks analysis and mitigation plans
  • Manage development dependencies with other teams.
  • Lead the selection, evaluation, and contracting of external vendors; manage vendor relationships, project quality, and delivery.
  • Proactively remove obstacles to drive momentum and progress. Identify communication gaps, manage issue escalations and provide support to teams balancing competing priorities.
  • Understand and champion the overall project goals.
  • Implement continuous improvements to the Tech Studio organization by sharing project process frameworks, tools, and best practices that can be adopted throughout the organization.
  • Create and manage product/project roadmaps, scopes of work, technical design documents.
  • Gather requirements from multiple stakeholders and efficiently handle competing priorities.
  • Oversee and assist in collaboration between diverse internal/external technical teams from creative ideation teams to mechanical design/engineering teams.

Musts:

  • 5+ years of experience in software project management
  • BA or BS degree Computer Science or similar
  • Previous experience in software implementation and development
  • Experience using JIRA, Confluence, PowerPoint, and MS Project (or similar)

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.