Job ID: 44341

Senior Project Manager
Our client is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join their team in Portland, OR. The vision of this company is exciting, the culture has the feel of a start-up environment, yet, is financially sound, having been in business close to 10 years. We are in the financial data space and have developed a product that is changing the way our clients view data. 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
5+ plus years’ experience as Project Manager independently leading large scale, enterprise-impacting IT projects.
Strong business acumen with the ability to work internally with company executives, team managers and developers as well as with clients’ project managers and coordinate efforts to deliver best in class solutions.
Incredible communication skills to articulate technical project aspects to non-technical stakeholders and vice-versa.
Sound foundational knowledge of cloud, database, and agile development, with emphasis on data related projects leveraging ETL.
Relevant PM certification or education (PMP or equivalent), or equivalent experience with agile development practices and experience with PM tools like MS Project, Jira, etc.
Experience in managing and leading diverse groups, peers, vendors and others in a highly matrixed environment to meet project schedules.
Ability to analyze data from multiple sources and present meaningful report formats.
Ability to develop and implement best practices for the PMO team and lead the team to execute in the best possible way.
Experience leading projects with contractors/consultants.

Preferred Experience with projects utilizing the following technologies
Data Warehouse Tech: AWS Redshift, Google BigQuery, Snowflake, SQL
Cloud Tech: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
Visualization Tech: Tableau.


About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 


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