Technical Vendor Manager
El Segundo , CA 90245
Posted 5 months ago
Job Title: Technical Vendor Manager
El Segundo, CA
Seeking technically savvy Technical Vendor Manager to support multiple ongoing and future projects in a fast paced environment. This position requires strong communication skills and organization skills.
The primary focus will be helping the Systems Engineering and Architecture Vendor Management team track vendor lifecycle, coordinate and improve the overall process of vendor management with multiple teams to partner with EPMO, product owners, domain architects, procurement, finance, operations, etc.
Set and monitor vendor lifecycle milestones, define technical requirements, track dependencies and report on progress.
Facilitate sourcing managers in gathering technical requirements, define NFRs & SLAs, reviewing agreements and statement of work with engineering teams.
Maintain vendor roadmaps and budget forecast
Promote awareness and enforce supplier compliance process
Maintain the Systems Engineering and Architecture Vendor Management teams knowledge base
3+ years relevant experience in software integration engineering or technical vendor management in the Entertainment & Media industry
Software development experience preferred
Strong advocate of software engineering best practices
Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and analytical skills, with strong interpersonal skills with a proven ability to collaborate without guidance
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to tailor communication to the target audience to achieve desired results
Ability to facilitate technical discussions with diverse and cross-functional groups and good negotiation skills a plus
Excellent organization skills to manage multiple projects and vendors at a time
technical vendor management,software engineering