Big Data Program Manager

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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Traditional Media Company Glendale, CA

Glendale, CA
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Position: Big Data Program Manager

Location: Burbank, CA 91201


* Manage complex technical software build project (complex in terms of the number of stakeholders, vendors and architecture- net new data flow and components, estimated budget $6 million).

* Manage multiple delivery tracks - prioritization, planning and task delegation for each, understanding dependencies across tracks and sequencing.

* Responsible for project communications including status, escalations, and defining project communication plans.

* Develop and Maintain strong Project Sponsor and Stakeholder relationships as well as providing project team leadership.

* Facilitate meetings and processes, adhering to the project management framework. Support standard project management responsibilities including: managing scope, schedule, budget, issues, and risks.

* Oversee the timely completion of related data governance requests, work requests, change requests and releaseschedules required to support the transition and project.

Qualifications /Work Experience:

* 8years multi- / cross-functional PM and preferred

* The candidate must have proven experience in working in a matrix environment and managing multiple stakeholders

* Experience with Cloud/Hybrid environments

* Project management experience with complex landscapes

* Specific experience related to 5+ years in data platform, application and/or analytics development (HANA and Hadoop desirable but not required)

* Experience in full project lifecycle management from:

* Working with business to drive requirements

* Working with development and engineering to drive technical design

* Working with engineering to drive development

* Working with business on project communication

* Coordinating communication among multiple stakeholders and departments

* Developing and leading processes around development, escalations, triage

* Working with users and engineers on requirements documents and functional specifications

* Working with development and QA on testing and release processes

* Managing project expectations and status

* Managing cross-departmental project dependencies

* Agile project experience necessary


HANA and Hadoop desirable but not required


MBA preferred

Additional Information:

This role reports to the Vice President, Enterprise Data Platforms and Architecture, with a dotted line to the Senior Program Manager overseeing the SAP Modernization effort.