Apply Now

Technical Project Manager

The World's Largest Social Network
Apply Now
Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Expected Pay Rate:
$42.00 - $50.00 per hour
Job Description

HireArt is helping the world's largest social network hire a Technical Project Manager to drive operations and logistics for large scale internal beta testing of products. The team brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content.

The right candidate is a self-motivated leader who possesses strong product sense, has demonstrated experience working closely with cross-functional teams, and has exceptional communication and collaboration skills.

Responsibilities: 

  • Lead cross-functionally to define schedules, requirements, resource plans, integration plans, prioritize initiatives, and proactively identify and address potential setbacks.
  • Work with software engineering to deliver solutions and features in a fast-paced environment.
  • Collaborate closely with a project coordinator to maintain a clearly documented project that can be followed internally throughout the lifecycle of a project.
  • Balance business needs with technical constraints by building deep subject matter expertise for your area.
  • Communicate program status, risks, and mitigation plans to executives and key partners.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and available for review by all parts of the organization.
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for operations-focused projects and tasks.
  • Review operational issues and determine if a technology solution or process correction is required.
  • Prepare project correspondence and presentations as needed for status reports, stakeholder updates, meetings, annual planning, etc.
  • Effectively manage global inventory with audit processes for asset management.
  • Instill a vision and culture of prototype security throughout the relevant organizations.
  • Coordinate with key partners (Legal, Security, Logistics, Facilities, etc.) to support new and ongoing projects.
  • Effectively influence leaders and key partners to gain alignment.

Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field
  • 5+ years of program management experience in the tech industry
  • Knowledge of software design, starting with a systems-level comprehension from the hardware and operating systems to frameworks
  • Software/hardware integration experience in a consumer electronics environment
  • B2B or B2C experience in commercial hardware or software, including launching a B2B/B2C product in the market
  • Experience building and managing relationships with vendors and other external partners in conjunction with legal and business development
  • Experience understanding and communicating technical information to non-experts

Commitment: This is a remote, full-time (40 hours per week), 1-year contract staffed through HireArt.