Job Description :
Role: Project Manager
Location: Redmond, WA
Duration: 12 Months


Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Program Manager who has a proven track record in excellence and can
partner effectively to drive impact. You will be responsible for understanding
customer requirements within the context of the overall business and transform
them into high value capabilities. You will work with internal/external partner
teams to align vision, objectives, manage risks, create functional solutions, define/implement
plans, and ultimately deliver impact. It is the expectation that the PM becomes
a SME in the space influencing the direction and strategy of the solutions. The
successful candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills,
cross-organizational and project management skills and thrive in a highly
innovative, fast paced, evolving and ambiguous environment.

Responsibilities

Manage portfolio of technologies and processes with associated partners/customers
Gather requirements and define proper solutions (process + tech)
with the mindset of extensibility, quality and scalability.
Influence direction of solutions with a strategic view on future aspirations
Ensure proper business case/ROI has been done for feature prioritization
Effectively manage prioritization discussions as they relate to
features/requirements and roadmap; Work with product, design, and engineering
teams to determine product strategy and prioritize feature projects
Manage expectations, alignment and communications with customers
and stakeholders through cadenced reports, statuses, reviews etc.

Qualifications:
4-8 years of software Program Management experience with demonstrated success in software.
3-5 years of experience in workflow management and process optimization.
2-3 years of experience in web services
Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred.
Education in technical area preferred or equivalent work experience
Knowledge/background in software industry products/services/applications required with in-depth knowledge of Microsoft’s
products/services/applications preferred
Experience in defining functional specifications for software applications
Ability to learn quickly and work independently while dealing with ambiguous situations, with a strong positive attitude Strong cross-group collaboration in solving complex problems
Ability to anticipate and analyze risks and develop mitigation plans
Detail-oriented, organized, critical thinker Understanding of the principles and frameworks of successful project management
Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
TFS experience preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office required