Sr. Project Manager, Software Development

Job#: 1285966

Job Description:

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Sr. Project Manager, Software Development

Job Summary:

The Sr. Project Manager, Software Development role is a cross-functional leader of both vendor facing and internal customer facing software development activities for a strategic cloud-based software development project to serve multiple platforms. This role reports into Research and Development, and is a proactive, collaborative team-player that serves internal customers across departments. This role works across multiple levels from individual contributor teams to executive leadership.


Essential Functions:

  • Lead the project core team of the internal stakeholders across R&D, Marketing, Customer Experience, Quality, Regulatory, and associated product development process (PDP) deliverables in quality system
  • Develop, manage, and report key progress indicators (KPIs) for the program to monitor and communicate status and escalate issues to leadership
  • Facilitate the product development teams’ program increments (PIs), sprints, and work item tracking in Azure DevOps (ADO) utilizing agile methodologies; coordinate with other agile release trains (ARTs)
  • Generate, review, and approve selected project deliverables (e.g. plans, requirements, specifications, protocols, test results, traceability matrixes, design reviews, reports, etc.) in quality management system (QMS)
  • Manage the contract deliverables, scope of work (SOW), and budget of external vendor/partners to ensure on-time completion and successful deployment and launch of cloud-based data management systems
  • Prepare and present verbal and written project updates, phase gate reviews, and host meetings with range of audiences including executive leadership

Requirements (Education, Experience, Specific Skills):

  • Demonstrated experience managing the successful development and deployment of cloud-based data management applications (on AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud) in related areas of cloud migration, enterprise software, SaaS, or digital transformation
  • Direct experience managing multiple external vendors and global development teams through all phases of software development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Direct experience with Scrum / Agile development environments; Certified SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) preferred
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills with an ability to effectively communicate at multiple hierarchal levels across the organization
  • Minimum of 7 years working directly as a Project or Program Manager
  • BS degree or higher in a technical discipline required
  • PMP certification or University Project Management certificate preferred
  • Working knowledge of relevant regulatory compliance including ISO 62304, GDPR, CCPA, ANSI UL 2900 a plus

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Employee Type:

Seattle, WA, US

Job Type:
PMO and Business Operations

Date Posted:
August 5, 2022