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POST DATE 8/24/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company San Diego, CA

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Title: Program Manager - SoftwareEngineering
Duration: 12 months (contract to hire)
Location: San Diego CA 92121

Business Description
* Technology Solutions is an organization focused on our enterprise-wide strategy to provide customers with software to measurably reduce cost and improve patient care.
* The Hosted should possess the ability to pull together ideas and suggestions, shape them into a vision, and then implement this in the project plans.
* The selected candidate will bring new ideas, creativity and perspectives to our organization. You will lead by example, with leadership focused on accountability, collaboration, and transparency. You will also nurture a sense of camaraderie, success and appreciation among your team, and identify opportunities to improve team performance and effectiveness.
* Excellent communication and cooperation within the Product Development organization and with all departments/stakeholders within the business unit (and beyond) is essential for success.

* Demonstrates advanced knowledge of project and program management principles.
* Uses project management tools to manage large and complex projects or programs.
* Defines and manages scope, time and resources of large scale, complex projects or programs.
* Facilitates identification of project or program risks/issues, develops and assigns responsibility for mitigation/resolution actions; manages mitigation plan.
* Refines project management methodologies for quality and project or program risk management.
* Synthesizes critical information and communicates business implications to stakeholders.
* Consults with the senior management team and non-technology organization personnel.
* Has depth and breadth of experience in project management; integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities.
* Applies in-depth skills and broad knowledge of the business to address complex problems and non-standard situations.
* Provides leadership in the form of coaching, mentoring, and/or training.
* Acts as a key contributor in a complex environment.
* Measures project performance for schedule and resource effort variance.

General Qualifications
This position will engage with business stakeholders to manage and deliver clinically-oriented data analytics applications and services.
* Bachelor's degree in related field required.
* 6+ years related work experience required.
* Experience in highly government-regulated, healthcare/medical device environment.
* Ability to lead cross-functional teams toward operational objectives.
* Ability to manage multiple project deployments and integrations.
* Aptitude to contribute to strategic goal-setting for department/business unit.
* Ability to manage conflict.
* Effective writing, speaking, and presentation skills required.
* Ability to manage others and set priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.
* Experience working with matrixed resources within assigned programs and/or projects.
* Solid understanding of software development work, practices and culture.
* Experience in delivering products within an end-to-end software development life cycle (SDLC).
* Practical knowledge and application of Agile software development principles.
* Drives the consistency of departmental Agile practices.
* Aptitude to contribute to strategic goal-setting for department/business unit.
* Understanding of and experience in stage-gate or similar innovation management process.
* Skilled in meeting facilitation, action item traction and follow up.
* Ability to use Microsoft Visual Studio - Team Foundation Server desired.
* PlanView Portfolio Management knowledge desired.
* Project Management Professional (PMP) desired.