Kforce

Digital Program Manager

3+ months agoBeaverton, OR

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in search of a Digital Program Manager in Beaverton, OR.Summary:This position supports a team that develops software prototypes and similar small-scale executions in order to solve manufacturing and design problems. Past solutions have been figuring out how to create machine code from design files, and how complex materials could be visualized in 3D.Whoever is in this position would ideally have digital experience in innovation or similarly exploratory stages and the capacity to manage with an open mind and flexible expectations. Traditionally, technical PMs and BSAs work from a more rigid set of protocols and processes, so that profile does not work here. A profile that may work here is a Digital Producer, Product manager or Program lead from an innovation organization, prototyping studio or media lab.Responsibilities:

  • In partnership with product directors, drive clarity for the objectives, milestones and other relevant tasks through completion, in order to keep the team focused and on track
  • Embed with project teams to encourage, advocate and motivate in service of their efforts
Tactics include:
  • Manage team status report, presented weekly to Project Leadership
  • Help with strategic planning and develop power point presentations, process flowcharts & other communications as required
  • Deliver oral updates & presentations
  • Travel 10%
Projects will include:
  • Traditional software development, playing the role of product owner in some circumstances
  • Software prototyping in service of more agile methods of vetting ideas sooner
  • Familiarity with processes such as Agile, Design Thinking and User-centered Design preferred, as is the ability to work based on principles of these methods in the best interest of the project


Skills

  • To be considered for this position, candidates must have experience in a similar role, or they must possess significant knowledge, experience, and abilities to successfully perform the responsibilities listed
  • Relevant education and/or training will be considered a plus
With a commitment to innovation, this client employs some of the world's top engineers and designers! It was ranked as one of the 'Happiest Companies to Work For' and awarded an 'Employees' Choice Award 2018 Best Place to Work' by Glassdoor. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. If you would like to make a difference globally and locally, apply now.Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."