Project Manager/Start Up Experience

Management Decisions, Inc. Irvine , CA 92606

Posted 2 weeks ago

This position is within the R&D Innovation team in a world leading medical aesthetics company. This position is in Irvine, California.

This team is working on a greenfield program for customer retention and aquisition and is looking for a Technical Project Manager with previous experience in launching software products from the ground up.

The ideal candidate has hands on technical project management experience in all phases of software development and deployments, doing tasks such as planning and scheduling project goals, managing backlogs milestones an, deliverables using JIRA, and has an excellent attitude and personality.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in Technical Project Management in startup teams/environments

  • Solid understanding of Agile, Scrum and Kanban development methodologies.

  • Proven experience with JIRA.

  • Experience building products by defining and aligning on clear requirements, working with a multi-dimensional technical R&D team, including non technical researchers.

  • Strong organizational and multi-tasking capabilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with many different personality types

  • Ability to identify risks to timelines, escalate as necessary and propose mitigation strategies

  • Strong focus on driving efficiency and team collaboration

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Good understanding of machine learning, data analytics, rule-based systems, and software architecture
  • PMP/Agile/Scrum Certifications are a nice to have

What You Will Be Doing

  • Collaborate with Lead Engineers, Senior Product Managers and other technical leaders to plan, maintain, and prioritize engineering work via the Engineering JIRA board

  • Execute the Scrum Master role, including running daily/weekly scrum ceremonies for both Engineering and Product teams

  • Facilitate technical discussions/decisions for the program

  • Liaison with internal teams and outside vendors for technical specification documentation

  • Create and maintain technical artifacts (roadmaps, project plans, capacity planning, technical workflows, etc)

  • Manage technical release planning in collaboration with engineering and product management

  • Develop a status and reporting structure that is consistent with agile principles that also gives insight into progress toward the business outcomes

  • Work with key stakeholders to define and gather requirements

  • Build trust based partnerships, communicate progress across organizational boundaries and levels from individual contributor to senior executive

The Offer

  • Contract Rate: $65/HR, W2 ONLY.

  • Contract Duration: 6 months + extension, possibility of conversion

  • This position does not offer sponsorship.

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • 401(k)

  • Paid Sick Time Leave

  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

  • Stock/Equity/Shareholder opportunities

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

Jobspring Partners, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) in major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today's highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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