Program Manager IV (19912-1)

Program Manager IV (19912-1)

Job Title: Program Manager IV (19912-1) Request ID: (19912-1)Type: W2 Contract.Duration: 12 Months with scope of conversion or extension.Location: Redmond, WAClient: Leading Social Media Company*Must be authorized to work in the USSummary:Project Manager working with AR/VR software development projects. Candidates must have worked in similar fast-paced environments (gaming, production, start-up, etc.). They will need to manage multiple projects, work with external vendors to help track deliveries. Experience as Project Manager leading software development teams is critical, and candidates should have led project teams, from start to end using Agile methodologies. Strong understanding of software development lifecycle and software release process is a must-have. Previous experience with Virtual Reality (VR) or Augmented Reality (AR) projects is preferred but not required. Project Managers will prepare status reports and related project documentation, including project issue log and risk mitigation. They will facilitate meetings and manage project financials as required.Job Description:**MANDATORY PRE-SCREENS**Name 1-2 Project Management tactics that you frequently leverage on your projects? How do you apply them?Describe a time when you had to navigate an ambiguous project space. How did you start? How did you plan the work? What was the outcome?Tell me about a time when you disagreed with a project stakeholder, what did you do?Must Haves:6-9+ years Project Management ExperienceExperience working on/managing multiple complex projects simultaneouslyExtensive knowledge of the discipline, with ability to see around corners, mitigate risk, and carefully plan ambiguous projectsStrong Communication SkillsAbility to work with lots of different types of people, and leverage relationships to solve problems in ambiguous situationsSkilled in participatory leadership, persuasion, and targeted communicationsExperience within AR/VR Space (preferred not required)Background in Game Development/Game Development industry (preferred not required)Pluses (Soft skills):Self-organizingEffectively cope with change, shift gears comfortably, decide and act without having the total picture, and handle risk and uncertainty.Nice to have SkillsSDK and API developmentRelease management (notably regular release cadence) experienceExperience setting up NDAs, SOWs, Invoicing, vendor onboarding and managementMust have Skill SetSoftware development Project ManagementUse of tracking software – Jira, Asana, Trello etc.Project planningAgile/Scrum certifications are always preferable

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