Software Project Manager, SF


San Francisco

 

software project manager

 

San Francisco • Financial District

 

 

As a Project Manager at PIX, you will report to the Director of Product Management, and have the responsibility of planning the development process and seeing that it is completed successfully within each project’s given deadline.  You will manage a variety of projects, including software launches, hardware roll-outs along with other high priority endeavors within the organization.

 

You will need excellent management skills to coordinate and communicate with various stakeholders within PIX as well as clients with the goal of creating visibility, harmony and accountability across the team.  

                   

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

    • Meeting Notes (attendees, items discussed, what changed, blockers, next steps, and action items)

    • Change Requests

    • Project Plans

  • Prepare and present various project reports on a regular basis to the PIX Executive Team (VPs and Directors) as well as others as needed within the organization.

  • Constantly evaluate whether individuals, teams, and clients are working efficiently and meeting their goals, and take corrective actions if they are not.

  • Keep an accurate risk tracking document with an associated mitigation plan.

  • Manage scope creep through change orders, phased delivery or other methods.

  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure changes are understood and approved.

  • Establish and maintain a usable and well-communicated schedule for all phases of a project.

  • Sets and manages client, third party and vendor expectations with regards to dates and deliverables.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Two of the most important skills for project management are planning and organizational development skills. Along with these, the Project Manager should have a variety of other competencies, such as:           

  • Demonstrated ability to:

o Motivate and lead others

o Manage own and others’ time effectively

o Handle multiple demands

o Give and receive feedback

  • Good communication (verbal and written) and excellent interpersonal skills

  • Developmental skills (ability to improve productivity in the workplace)   

  • Leadership qualities   

  • Efficient team management skills

  • Ability to resolve conflicting situations

  • Effective problem solving skills

  • Excellent people and management skills to interact with staff, colleagues and cross-functional teams, and third parties

  • Computer/technical knowledge (JIRA, Smartsheet, Trello)

  • Must be familiar with Agile methodologies

  • Previous media industry experience e.g. working on movie or at a studio is ideal but not required

  • Technical knowledge of cloud and mobile computing, database and application security preferred

  • 3 - 5+ years of software project management experience with at least 2 years experience in a client facing role

  • Bachelor’s degree

Benefits:

  • Exceptional vacation and holiday plan

  • Very competitive medical benefits

  • Competitive salary and bonus program

  • Employee equity and 401(k) plans

  • Downtown SF - close to BART, Muni, Caltrain

  • Commuter Benefit Plan

  • Field trips to productions and private film screenings

  • Lively small team environment

  • and more...

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