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Sr. Project Manager/Business Analyst

Location: Irvine, CA
Department: Information Technology
Posted: 06-16-2014
Location Name: Irvine, CA
Wage: Depends on Experience
Position Type: full time

Job Title:  Senior Project Manager/Business Analyst

VIZIO, Inc., headquartered in Irvine, California, is America's fastest-growing HDTV and consumer electronics company and is revolutionizing how we watch, listen … and live!  We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager/Business Analyst.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Creating, tracking and updating the project plan.
  • Identify potential conflicting project priorities (tasks, resources, and schedule) and proactively resolve them.
  • Provide project support in scheduling/facilitating meetings, creating agenda, recording meeting notes and following up on action items.
  • Facilitate and coordinate planning activities across multiple teams.
  • Identify and mitigate project risks.
  • Act as keeper of project issue log and change control items.
  • Create weekly project management reports.
  • Identify and organize cross team activities.
  • Gather requirements from various business units and translate them to technical specs.
  • Collaborate with business sponsors to leverage technology to drive value and efficiency
  • Perform feasibility analysis, scope projects, prioritize deliverables, and recommend alternative solutions.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience: 

  • Attitude: Pragmatic, results-driven individual who can exercise good judgment balancing the need for thorough documentation with the need for rapid development.
  • Experience: Provided project coordination service to a team of 15+ members (IT projects).
  • Ability to gather requirements from the various business units & translate them into documentation of technical specs.
  • Project FULL LIFE cycle experience, SDLC Skills to run and use Agile and Scrum as their development methodology.
  • Ability to multi-tasks and support multiple team members at the same time.
  • Experience in using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Project, Visio, PowerPoint).
  • Experience preferred: SharePoint, MS SQL Server, SAP, EDI, TFS
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate on both a technical and business level at the appropriate time depending on the audience.
  • MS project proficiency, meeting coordination and scheduling.
  • Issue log tracking.
  • Resource planning and effort evaluation.

Skills Required :

  • Preferred experience in the following areas: Forecasting / Supply chain, Mass / club / online retail, Accounting processes & reporting, Product development / marketing, Sales, Customer Service, Data quality
  • SSRS report + SQL script proficiency.
  • Experience defining requirements for demand planning software in the consumer electronics space, including but not limited to, replenishment, forecasting, ODM supply chain, retailer supply chain, etc.
  • Experience defining requirements for business intelligence solutions, including but not limited to, OLAP cubes, SSRS reports, BI presentation tools such as Tableau, PowerPivot, etc.
  • Multi-platform development experience enabling effective engagement with developers who possess a wide range of skill sets.

Education: Bachelor’s degree

Language Skills: English; bi-lingual a plus