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Technical PM 1

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 12/03/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Software Job Number: 19188

Position Title:  Technical PM 1

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond, Washington.

Job Requirements:
  • 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.

Job Qualifications:
  • 1-2 years of project management experience, Bachelor' s degree preferred.
  • Knowledge/background in software industry products/services/applications, with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft' s 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.
  • Specialized knowledge as defined by project required.
  • 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 external vendors, strong project management skills, and demonstrated success in adult learning and training principles/skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.

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.

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.

Drew McMillan

In my 3 years of recruiting, I have found that honesty and transparency build lasting business relationships. I work tirelessly to find exciting projects for talented engineers, and will help you achieve your career goals by listening to you and understanding the market. Prior to joining Protingent, I served as a teacher in the Peace Corps in Bulgaria. I love to travel, especially to Europe, and I love my fiancee, my dog and UW Football.

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