Technical Project Manager

Job ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
US-CA-San Diego
Posted Date
2 months ago(1/19/2018 4:34 PM)


Job Summary:

The Technical Project Manager is responsible for tracking and stabilizing projects, removing roadblocks, and anticipating customer needs to ensure that our cross-functional teams can proactively solve problems within a stable environment. This position requires a combination of project management, process optimization, and execution.  The Technical Project Manager is responsible for supporting and executing the efforts of the Portfolio & Project Management Office by aligning with AAC’s strategic goals and vision. Success in this role, and this process, will provide the following benefits: 

  • Reduced cycle time, and delivery costs
  • Improved quality of project deliverables
  • Early identification of project issues, budget, scope, and risks
  • Elimination of duplicate data and processes among project teams
  • Improved collaboration and communication across internal and external project teams


Reports To: Director of Portfolio & Management Office  


Job Duties:

  • Work with Portfolio & Project Management Office (PPMO) to ensure projects are prioritized and aligned with business objectives
  • Provide end-to-end project management for complex application and web development projects which include requirements gathering, design, development, testing, and implementation of technology solutions
  • Work collaboratively with business partners and team members to define technology solutions that will improve the business
  • Coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, including cross-team projects
  • Proactively manage schedule and scope changes, identify potential risks, and create contingency plans
  • Serve as escalation point for internal and external issues
  • Support our developers, designers, business analysts, and QA analysts by streamlining our workflows and reducing friction so that we can efficiently create and release quality code and new products
  • Lead team planning sessions and scrum meetings, as needed
  • Provide Atlassian administration support, as needed
  • Provide direct project management oversight on projects that fall outside of the technical teams if there are project manager resource constraints


Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • 3-5 years of project management experience in software development or product centric role
  • Experience with various project management methodologies (Agile/Scrum, etc.) and Atlassian products (Jira/Confluence)
  • Experience with mid to large scale enterprise solutions, with proven success implementing a multi-million dollar project strongly desired
  • Experience working with single page web applications driven by custom built APIs, React and Redux, PHP with Symfony, and Go
  • Able to adapt to rapidly changing business requirements and deadlines, while operating at a strategic level with all members of the project teams
  • Natural, clear communicator with a humble and direct approach to project management
  • Meticulous attention to detail, including maintaining accurate records and diligently tracking key project metrics
  • Enthusiasm for working with customers and supporting internal projects and senior leadership, bringing order and efficiency to critical internal initiatives
  • Candidates in recovery must have 2+ years of sobriety

AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws.


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