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Release Manager

Redmond, Washington | Contract

Post Date: 03/03/2017 Job ID: 16442 Industry: Software

Position Title: Release Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Redmond, WA

Responsibilities:
  • Using PMO best practices and standards, partner with the product/program managers to facilitate a project management process to fit their needs, and oversee and execute on that process/plan.
  • Create, maintain and control the project schedule and dashboard, facilitate meetings, and proactively identify risks to the project.
  • Shepherd the Project Team through the Release process, being mindful of all requirements.
  • Facilitate program communications, identify and implement continuous improvement practices, and provide regular status reports as required.

Minimum Requirements:
  • 5-8 years of project management experience, MBA a plus
  • Regulatory and certification planning, SKU BOM localization and release, ROI assessments
  • PMP Certification required.
  • Knowledge/background in software industry products/services/applications, with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft products/services/applications preferred.
  • Must possess strong cross team/group/org collaboration skills; ability to foresee and analyze project risks, develop risk management plan and mitigate subsequent issues.
  • The ideal candidate will have high-powered analytical skills and the ability to understand concepts and situations that pass by many others.
  • Must have excellent communication skills, experience working with Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and/or Marketing, strong project management skills, and demonstrated success in adult learning and training principles/skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

David Ki

I have a passion and strong interest with all things around electronics. This is why I specialize in Technical recruiting. I have been a recruiter in technical staffing for over 8 years and half that time with Protingent. I love to play sports. Recently have had a passion for golf, but basketball is my number 1 love. I love all Seattle sports teams. Go Hawks!

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