Kforce

Program Manager

3+ months agoRedmond, WA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in search of a Program Manager in Redmond, WA.Our client is a cutting-edge provider of world class software, solutions and services. Employing over 100,000 passionate people worldwide, they empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve their dreams. Their best in class advancements in cloud, mobile, machine learning, and AI are changing the way people go about their lives. Doing business in 170 countries, our client is dedicated to fulfilling their mission of helping you and your organization achieve more around the world.Responsibilities:

  • Drive the product vision and execution for Franchise wide operational tools and services for communication, safety and support
  • Drive requirements and manage product features, roadmap and execution
  • Partner across teams and stakeholders to understand requirements and needs and communicate goals, risks, progress and achievement effectively
  • Manage external development teams and their development roadmap
  • Ensure teams are using sound and accepted practices for taking in work requests, defining scope, costing work, writing product specs/requirements, developing workback plans, executing scrum or scrum-like rituals, identifying dependencies/risks and reporting status


Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Product Management or similar field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of software or web or gaming Product Manager experience
  • 3+ years of experience executing against agile software development processes or similar
  • Experience defining product vision and requirements in close partnership with stakeholders in operations and design
  • Proactively identifies and mitigates risks to quality, schedule, and budget
  • Experience working with global teams, across multiple cultures and time zones
  • Demonstrated excellence in cross-team collaboration
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-starter, ability to set a clear path and follow it despite obstacles
  • Strong attention to details, analytical problem-solving and organizational skills
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."