Job TITLE: Senior Project Manager

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

Term: Contract

Skill: • At least five years of engineering program management experience • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, exposure to large-scale systems • Strong communication skills and experience working with highly technical management teams • Web or Internet start-up environment and technical management experience a big plus • Previous software engineering experience in e-commerce or internet space • Driven large scale programs that have high visibility and impact in a large organization

Experience: The Senior Project Manager will be able to manage multiple medium to high complexity projects within a program or a program with cross-functional teams working on projects with multiple external dependencies. Responsibilities include: • Develops program/project/release plans and timelines (usually involving multiple tracks), monitors execution progress and drives resolution to possible scope/time trade-offs • Resolves issues and makes recommendations for improvements to existing processes • Establishes formal mitigation plans for time/scope changes from original plan. Presents and escalates (when necessary) issues and risks to leadership, and provides them with alternative resolutions and mitigation strategies with win/win outcomes • Aligns teams to common business/end-customer/release goals, works cross-functionally to achieve them and ensures accountability to deliver them • Ensures ongoing communication of progress against project/program objectives

Education: B.S. in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent