Software Project Manager DriveCam
As a project manager in our BI/ SaaS team, you will work collaboratively with software architects, developers, directors, product management, and client services to deliver technical solutions to support the foundation for our flagship SaaS product. Projects are predominantly data-focused. This role will expand to include BI platform and Hadoop projects to support evolving business needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Interface with various departments as first point of contact for technical project initiation and continue to work with the business group(s) to define new technology projects/products, document the business need for projects, prioritize new features and prepare projects for evaluation in the project prioritization process.
Plan, coordinate and manage multiple, complex technology projects (ex. new client integration) Consider technical feasibility, timelines, and cost estimates.
Creates project approach and plans, develops status reporting approach and delivery.
Ensure technical team is tasked appropriately
Manage relationship with one or more business units/client partners.
Engage the infrastructure and development teams while managing technical priorities.
Write clear technical and business requirements.
Work closely across teams to define the contents and delivery of a project/product release.
Identify and remove/ mitigate obstacles and risks to projects.
Work as a relationship manager between multiple business groups to execute projects on time and on budget.
Effectively communicate relevant project information to key stakeholders. Understand how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
Required Skills and Experience:
4+ years of applicable Technical Project Management work experience, with some understanding of product management
Experience with formal project/product management and methodologies, Agile/SCRUM strongly preferred
Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment with rapidly shifting priorities
Hands-on technical background with a focus on software development and strong understanding of and ability to create plans for SDLC
Release management experience
Ability to independently draft initial planning of technical project activities
Strong analytical skills
Strong written and oral communication skills required along with the ability to tailor communication style to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Effective time management and prioritization skills
Ability to work in a matrix work environment required
Proven prior experience performing Software Project Manager responsibilities and functions
Understanding in areas of application programming, database and system design is desirable
Ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, cool under pressure and detail oriented
Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project and Visio. Rally experience a plus
Bachelor?s degree in technical or related field
PMP certified a plus
DriveCam, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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