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Technical Project Manager

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We are searching for a talented Technical Project Manager who will work with multidisciplinary teams to plan and deliver medium to large scale technology projects on time and within budget.

This position requires a strong technology background, excellent client and project management skills, and experience in leading projects and cross-functional technical and creative teams.

Successful candidates must be action oriented, capable of working on concurrent complex projects and able to communicate clearly and effectively to executive and business audiences.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, executes and successfully delivers on concurrent mid to large scale projects
Escalates all unresolved project or personnel issues to the appropriate managers
Provides leadership in developing business requirements and scope statements
Develops project plans, resource plans and project estimates in collaboration with multiple departments and teams
Ensures that milestones are achieved on-time and on-budget and in scope by dealing with or escalating issues with sufficient time for course correction
Develops and monitors risk and contingency plans
Manages project change control process and tracks and monitors project issues resolution
Leads team meetings and participates in project review meetings
Ensures effective and proactive communications to project stakeholders
Ensures quality of all project deliverables
Coordinates and documents project’s lessons learned

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION
BS/BA degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
5+ years’ experience as a technical project manager
5+ years’ experience in managing highly scalable web and/or enterprise software projects
Experience using Waterfall and Agile methodologies
Knowledge of web technologies and previous development experience is a strong plus
Experience with online games
Experience with Flash

SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED
Experienced with project management, development processes and life-cycles in a technology organization
Demonstrated ability to synthesize clear business requirements from customer inputs
Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize requirements and make informed project tradeoffs
Demonstrated ability to map business requirements to appropriate functional/technical requirements
Strong writing skills applied to project planning and specification documents
Understands estimating and measurement concepts and how to apply to a project
Excellent ability to develop project schedules and set project milestones
Demonstrated ability to drive project execution in an organized and disciplined manner

Proficient in use of project management and documentation tools

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