Program Manager

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $50 per hour

job description

Program Manager

job summary:
Program Manager needed for contract opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA.

  • Our client is looking for an execution-oriented program manager who thrives on a challenge. Desirable candidates will have technical and collaboration skills and experience coordinating many different projects and teams.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead Agile projects and manage the backlog in Azure DevOps.
  • Track project progress against schedule and cost, including all risks, issues, and mitigation plans.
  • Improve development processes by identifying process inefficiencies and proposing solutions.
  • Create and reinforce feedback iteration loops between testers and developers.
  • Collaborate with key partners both within client Quality and across the larger Studios organization.
  • Create, update, and assist in presenting status and information to quality teams and leadership.
Qualifications:

Required

  • 3+ years of professional program management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and project management leadership skills.
  • Ability to coordinate, set, and meet deadlines across many different projects and teams.
  • Experience with a variety of project management methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.).
  • Experience with project management of multiple tool deployments.
  • Experience managing engineering projects from concept through sustainment.
Preferred

  • Experience with Azure DevOps, SharePoint, PowerBI, and other development and reporting tools.
  • Experience authoring technical specifications.
  • cross group collaboration and team player.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and complex problems.
  • Self-managing leader who takes initiative
Top 3 must-have hard skills

  • Experience with TFS/Azure Dev Ops (ADO), Power BI, and Scrum Master/Kanban 3-5+ years
  • Being able to know how to balance workload across multiple projects - working on multiple backlogs that a single team was working on. 1-3+ years
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, and project management leadership skills. 1-3+ years
 
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 50 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Lead Agile projects and manage the backlog in Azure DevOps.
  • Track project progress against schedule and cost, including all risks, issues, and mitigation plans.
  • Improve development processes by identifying process inefficiencies and proposing solutions.
  • Create and reinforce feedback iteration loops between testers and developers.
  • Collaborate with key partners both within client Quality and across the larger Studios organization.
  • Create, update, and assist in presenting status and information to quality teams and leadership.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Program Manager
  • Azure Dev Ops or TFS
  • TFS
  • ADO
  • Azure DevOps
  • powerBI
  • Scrum Master/Kanban
  • multiple backlogs

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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