Program Manager

14 Apr 2018
17 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
As a first party developer Rare continues to push the boundaries withinnovation and new technology development, delivering exciting andengaging experiences to our players. Together with our award winningproducts and our drive to have the best development processes in theworld, we are looking to recruit an experienced Technical ProjectManager to join our team to work within the PMO (Project ManagementOffice). The role of the PMO is to establish and direct a strategic framework,set of processes and supporting tools with application guidance to AAAproduct teams at Rare, as well as objectively audit and report againstteam plans, risks and their countermeasures. This role extends to aportfolio level set of controls and processes that aid developmentthrough centralized resources and the allocation to ensure projectsuccess. Qualifications Rare is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry,color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression,genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin,physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteranstatus, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation,or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulationsand ordinances. Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential Experience Able to develop PM systems for use within SharePoint, Web Browsersand Mobile Apps Able to develop against external tools APIs to aid efficiency andadditional functionality Work with others in a team environment Technical Skills Excellent VBA, CSS, C#, Python or Managed C++ skills and .Net knowledge Excellent version control system skills (Perforce, TFS or similar) Excellent ability to assess software suitability and quality Excellent math skills Desirable Experience ScrumMaster and/or Kanban certified Experience in project or program management Visual Studio Team Services, Team Foundation or similar systems Responsibilities Key Accountabilities and Responsibility In this role you will... Tactically and directly support the PMO Lead to support the studio indelivering world class products Plan, design, develop and implement systems and tools to support thePMO and Studio core priorities Collaborate with partner groups (our customers) such as CentralEngineering, Content Production as well as Game teams to gatherrequirements for software and system solutions Assist in analysis of headcount requirements and cost projections to help plan the operating costs of service driven development models Analyse the end to end efficiency of our development process to plan and execute changes to improve our operating efficiency - provided by Dice .NET, C#, C++, KANBAN, MOBILE, PERFORCE, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, PYTHON, SHAREPOINT, VBA, VISUAL STUDIO