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GIS Project Manager

The World's Largest Social Network

Menlo Park, CA

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Expected Salary
$58 - $62 per hour
Job Description

HireArt is looking to hire a GIS Project Manager to work onsite at our client's Menlo Park campus on a contract basis. In this role, you'll support the growing Spatial Computing team by leading projects focus on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools and data sets.

We're seeking a GIS Project Manager with a background in program management, ideally in a fast-paced tech environment. You're also able to effectively build relationships, gain consensus, remove tension and roadblocks, and focus on the solution.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage related cross-functional programs by working with development and product teams.
  • Align cross-functional stakeholders on objectives and goals for the program, gather and prioritize requirements.
  • Communicate cross-functionally and drive hybrid engineering and data science efforts. 
  • Drive and manage external partner relationships. 
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery. 
  • Provide day-to-day coordination, purchases, budgets and tracking.
  • Manage team calendars, agendas, facilitate meetings and follow ups.
  • Maintain program status pages and provide frequent program updates.
  • Identify and communicate risks and adjustments to the overall program. 
Requirements
  • B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of tech industry or program management experience
  • Strong communication, organization and management skills
  • Experience working with external technology vendors and partners
  • Proven experience in influencing and/or leading cross-functional teams 
  • Able to create and strengthen partnerships and relationships both internal and external 
  • Resourceful, action-oriented with the ability to get things done and overcome obstacles
  • Problem solving skills with an enthusiasm for learning new things
  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced and unstructured environment

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience working with data acquisition
  • Understanding of software development processes 
  • Experience with GIS Tools and data sets 

Commitment: This is a 12-month contract. 

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