Sr. Software Project Manager in Seattle, WA

$85K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)


Seattle, WA 98103

Industry: Information Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 47 days ago

  by  recruiter-profile-pic  Morgan MacDonell

Location: United States - Washington - Seattle

Industry: Information Technology - Computer Software

Job Category: Information Technology - IT Project Management

Base Salary - $85,000 to $100,000

Full-time Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - No

Commission Compensation - No

Bonus Eligible - Yes

Overtime Eligible - No

Interview Travel Reimbursed - No

5+ to 7 years experience

Seniority Level - Mid-Senior

Management Experience Required - No

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Security Clearance Required: No

Visa Candidate Considered: No

SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]

• Project ownership. The person in this position will need to co-own the projects and the process to

• Flexible mentality. This position requires adjusting to changing processes, teams, technology

• Drive to deliver. The person in this position is expected to relentlessly drive projects to compl

• Collaborative attitude. There are many moving parts and people involved in each project

• Communication skills. This person will hold multiple entities accountable to timely delivery and n

• Agile development methods

• Dental or other healthcare background

• Experience working collaboratively with product teams

Sr. Software Project Manager 1

This position is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating individuals across multiple teams. Achieve a high level of performance and quality in the delivery of projects with moderate to high complexity that provide exceptional business value. Typically manage several concurrent and highly visible projects in a fast-paced environment across multiple teams.


· Define and manage project scope, schedule, resources, dependencies and constraints while focusing on regular and timely delivery of milestones

· Assign, track, and follow-up on various tasks while holding individuals accountable to commitments on projects of moderate to high complexity

· Organize and lead project status meetings across several concurrent projects while keeping stakeholders regularly updated by preparing and distributing progress reports

· Resolve obstacles by creating the appropriate modifications to the project plan to minimize risks and issues

· Perform delivery planning and execution for assigned projects by leveraging key individuals across multiple teams

· Leverage resources and tools across multiple teams to improve capacity and efficiency for project completion

· Support the project sponsor in managing expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance

· Define and manage a well-defined project management process, communication channels and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices across multiple teams

· Promote empowerment of the project team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project, making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality

· Leverage organizational resources across multiple teams to assist personnel management in conflict resolution

· Mentor more junior project managers by leading, influencing, and teaching with a basic ability to explain difficult concepts and best practices in written and verbal forms

· Attend all meetings necessary for the seamless delivery of the projects


Senior level professional role. Evaluation, originality or ingenuity required. Know and apply the fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of a particular field. Resolve issues in creative ways. Some assignments may be broad in nature. May serve as a resource to others to resolve complex problems and issues. May take on project lead role as required.


Work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Network with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.


Receive little instruction on day-to-day work, general instruction on new assignments. Work can be broad in nature


Typically 5 to 7 or more years of increasing responsibility in terms of any applicable professional experience.


Bachelor's Degree or global equivalent in related discipline. Master's degree or global equivalent a plus. Typically hold 1 or more industry certifications


· Full understanding of industry practices and company policies and procedures

· Excellent planning/ organizational skills

· Excellent analysis and problem solving skills

· Excellent writing and communication skills

· Good conflict resolution skills

· Excellent decision making skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Work independently; receive minimal guidance

· Professional maturity in delivering difficult messages in a professional and empathetic manner

· Good negotiating skills

· Able to contribute to moderately complex aspects of a project

· Use skills to resolve complex issues in effective ways

· Act as a resource for colleagues; may direct the work of other staff members

· Ability to manage within a budget


· Advanced understanding of multiple project management methodologies

· Advanced ability to blend multiple project management methodologies into a seamless process

· Advanced understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle or Information Technology

· Advanced knowledge of conflict resolution techniques

· Advanced ability to manage large, complex projects in a high-tech enterprise level environment with multi-function teams

· Advanced ability to manage large multi-function groups

· Advanced level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues

· Advanced understanding of the business domain and needs to facilitate project plans that align with business priorities

· Ability to keep skills current with changing industry demands as identified by the department training site


· Travel typically 5% to 20%.

· Office environment. No special physical demands required.


Typically, to advance to a new grade, TSMs must demonstrate professional behavior and should consistently be at the high-end of meets expectations or consistently exceed expectations.

Valid Through: 2019-11-1

$85K - $100K