Software Development Project Manager
American Recruiting and Consulting Group - San Francisco, CA

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We are seeking a Software Development Project Manager with SaaS experience for a direct client in San Francisco, CA for permanent placement.

This position requires a highly organized, self-directed team player with relevant knowledge and experience in Software Project Management, to produce World Class Software Solutions in a SaaS, Cloud Environment. We are looking for a candidate with the capability of designing and putting in place best in class practices, procedures, methods, and create a highly automated software development environment, with key performance indicators and continuous improvement practices.


  • Proactively create, develop, and manage day-to-day aspects of multiple or large scale projects from beginning to end •Proactively identify and manage changes in project scope, identify potential issues, and devise contingency plans •Provide project leadership and direction to project resources in accordance with internal policies and procedures •Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents •Effectively communicate project expectations to project resources and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion •Plan, schedule and track project timelines, milestones and deliverables using appropriate tools •Provide leadership in responding to problem-solving and dispute resolution of project issues •Acts as an effective liaison between Product Marketing, Software Development, IT and Quality Assurance to align the resources and capabilities to project needs •Develop costing proposals for new and existing projects, perform risk analysis, and manage change control •Where appropriate, provide or contribute to business analysis, and user needs analysis for projects •Implement best practices for Project Management processes; develop and utilize benchmark-based metrics, and develop & maintain reporting on these key performance indicators to ensure continuous improvement. •Practical experience in Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies. •Ability to work independently and manage multiple task assignments •Ability to excel in a fast-paced, consumer-focused, startup environment; a team player, motivator and coach able to foster a culture of collaboration and success •Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills and an ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organization

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Engineering or Math •5+ years of experience in software projects management, delivering product versions and releases. •Ability to work with and communicate clearly with non-technical and technical managers and peers
Preferred •Master in Science •Software Development or Quality Assurance previous experience. •ITIL Foundation training/certification is a plus •Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills •Demonstrated team player attitude

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