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Tech PM 2

Redmond, WA 98052

Posted: 04/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Software Job Number: 19711

Position Title:  Technical PM 2

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.
  • Liase with persons responsible for the Bug Feedback Service (BFS) and process
  • Learn bug process (HW & SW) from initiating bug to its closure and identify gaps/improvement opportunities
  • Track and drive actions from XVSE point of view in collaborative environment to BFS personnel
  • Propose changes to the bug process to avoid manual labor
  • Collaborate with respective parties including at least XVSE, Xbox Control Tower, BFS, Xlens and GXP
  • Experience hands-on the bug process by being part of program bug triages
  • Triage bugs on at least one of the programs prior to the bug triage
  • Identify and try tools related to the bug process and make proposal which tools to use for most automated solution
  • Communicate all identified findings, gaps and proposals with HWTH team

Job Qualifications
  • 2-4 years of project management experience, Bachelor' s degree required, PMI Certification desired.
  • 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.
  • The ideal candidate will have high-powered analytical skills and the ability to understand concepts and situations that pass by many others.
  • Specialized knowledge as defined by project required.
  • 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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