HomeUnion: Big Data Technical Project Manager

Big Data TPM plays a key role in delivering all Big Data related product releases, and is familiar with Big Data technologies and Agile methodologies.

HomeUnion Company: HomeUnion
Location: Irvine, CA
Web: www.homeunion.com

What is HomeUnion is looking for?
HomeUnion Engineering Team is seeking Big Data Technical Project Manager to join its growing organization. Big Data TPM is a very key role in delivering all Big Data related product releases and this position will be reporting into Head of Engineering. We are currently looking for someone in Irvine, CA

Primary Skills/Responsibilities:
  • Prior Experience with managing product development team
  • High level of familiarity / comfort with, Agile (depending on projects) methodologies or managing SDLC/Agile project
  • Ability to lead app PM's in matrix environment to direct/gather necessary timely support/status from them on recurring basis.
  • Heavily involved with setting up recurring status meetings with the business, fielding questions from the business, as well as handling issues that arise from the businesso
  • Conduct productive status meetings with app PMs, business, and leadership to gather/communicate status
  • Ability to build relationships across business, IT, finance teams both at working and leadership level to influence positive outcomes in resolving bottlenecks / constraints.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously involved in updating and consolidating functionality in various systems
  • Ability to lead top down planning (eg: using integrated release calendars) and drive bottoms up (detailed) planning as project matures thru life cycle.
  • Develop and manage detailed MS Project plans representing all activities required for project success
  • Anticipate issues and acting proactively to address potential issues
  • Understand project/program escalations paths and proactively & effectively log/track/communicate/escalate/mitigate/resolve Issues/Risks/Assumptions/Actions/Decisions
  • Gather and updating project materials, completing budgeting, forecasting, project documentation, business flows, and lessons learned documents
  • Speak to details of the project to both the business and technical teams from beginning to end of all projects
  • Improve processes to optimize performance and value over time

Key Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of solid experience in Technical Project Management specifically Big Data Implementation(s) using latest tools and technologies
  • 5 years of experience in Agile Development
  • Understanding of Big Data technology and experience in design of comprehensive technical architecture
  • Java/J2EE, Linux, Apache,Python
  • Hadoop, Hive, HBase, Pig, MapReduce and other Hadoop eco-system components and/or NoSQL databases - RedShift
  • Using business SLAs and a technical architecture calculate performance and volumetric requirements for infrastructure components
  • Design an architecture using cloud and/or virtualization technology
  • Plan and execute a technology proof-of-concept (POC) using Big Data technology
  • Detailed knowledge of RDBMS data modeling and SQL
  • Analysis and documentation of source system data sources from traditional (RDBMS) and new data sources (web, machine-to-machine, geospatial, etc.)
  • Excellent one-on-one communication and presentation skills, able to convey technical information in a clear and unambiguous manner
  • Experience working in a client deliver role in a on off-shore model.
  • Domain experience in financial services is a plus

Email to kris@homeunion.com