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Engineering Project Manager

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 09/25/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Software Job Number: 20499

Position Title:  Engineering Project Manager

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in Redmond Washington for an experienced  Engineering Project Manager:

Job Requirements:
  • Proven ability to successfully manage large scale projects and teams that deliver new products to market on schedule and within budget constraint.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to work with contract and offshore teams collaboratively with a local development team
  • Experience managing all phases of the product development life cycle (desired experience includes transitioning product development efforts to product manufacturing)
  • Ability to understand complex technical product from a software perspective that interacts with multiple engineering disciplines (including manufacturing, systems, mechanical, RF engineering)
  • Thrives in a dynamic, highly ambiguous entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to interface with product and business development teams, and coordinate with technical teams to structure technology development efforts to meet customer requirements
  • Capability to work with a variety of stakeholders to establish project plans including scope of work, schedules and budget
  • Ability to generate strategic program plans and then execute the plan to meet the business objectives
  • Proven success for developing rapport and managing expectations by effectively communicating project status to all levels of the organization.
  • Skills to create and maintain project schedules in Microsoft Project and / or Smartsheets preferred, monitor project team progress and adjust as required to assess risks and control scope
  • Ability to align waterfall external commitments with agile internal process.
  • Proven record of driving projects to completion by working to enable the team.
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’ s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in a job as a project lead, product owner, engineering project manager for software or software team manager, preference for embedded systems development
  • 1-3 years of experience as a software developer or similar hands on technical role’
  • 10 years of consumer electronics experience desired
  • Solid understanding of software development lifecycles
  • Strong working knowledge of Jira or similar project management software
  • Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team, preferably in the field of communications engineering, real-time embedded Linux applications, web technologies such as RESTful API design and HTML5 and computer security.

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.

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