Technical Project Manager

Burbank, California | Freelance | Job ID #68156 |
Posted Last Month

Our client, a major entertainment studio, is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join the team. We're looking for candidates with the following skillset and experience to fill the role. 


  • Drive Information Security programs and projects through the full life cycle from scoping, customer kick-off coordination, timelines, task management, communication and status reporting.
  • Manage project interdependencies in support of business strategies, roadmaps and segment customer commitments
  • Influence and collaborate with key partners and stakeholders to validate outreach methods
  • Work with project team, business and other stakeholders to align roadmaps and strategy, gain a deep understanding of the business needs, define requirements, guide work, schedule it for release, validate stakeholder responses and provide feedback
  • Manage business engagement and stakeholder management activities for large or complex projects
  • Ensure visibility into progress and status through dashboards, roadmaps, program review slides, other forms of communication
  • Drive focus on long term and near term prioritization in support of program leadership goals & objectives
  • Partner with stakeholders, clients and leaders to ensure efficient, accurate, and efficient processes.
  • Document and evaluate use cases, project scenarios, service request types, Jira project schemas, etc. in support of process optimization.
  • Identify product or process improvement opportunities by staying involved in project progress and customer feedback
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date tracking and maintenance of pending and open work items in Jira projects.
  • Lead complex analysis of open work items and backlog issues, providing guidance, oversight and mitigation
  • Escalate issues and recommends appropriate solutions
  • Provide visibility into work completion via dashboards and burndown charts
  • Perform analysis of data sets to identify areas of gaps in accuracy or misalignment of infosec processes.
  • Support PMO with changing priorities and field ad hoc requests for department support, architecture consultation and guidance
  • Lead elicitation of team requirements that support team processes and projects, including creation of functional requirements, data mappings and user stories to enable system modification or development
  • Manage scope and traceability of requirements throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring that they are understood by the project team and met by the delivered solution
  • Ensure requirements are aligned to the team goals for the project and refined to a sufficient level of detail to allow Engineers to design, develop and implement appropriate solutions
  • Combines business requirements into prioritized backlog grouped into project iterations in time to allow design/delivery to commence
  • Participates in functional design, construction and testing


  • 10 to 15+ years of product management experience, including portfolio management resulting in increased scope and responsibility
  • Understanding of application or infrastructure SDLC and secure development practices
  • Analytics experience with managing large data sets via excel or data tables
  • Understanding of Agile technical practices, DevOps and testing concepts (CI/CD, TDD)
  • Process Optimization experience resulting in streamlined and efficient processes across programs and teams
  • Ability to think strategically and drive ideas into action, with a positive outlook and willingness to take personal initiative
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, understand and drive resolution of complex critical issues
  • Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience with JIRA & Confluence or similar tools
  • Data extraction and manipulation using excel or similar tools

​Does this sound like you? Apply today!

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.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search 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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