Program Manager - SNEI - SF Job Listing at Sony Electronics in San Francisco, CA (Job ID sonyelectronics-26613)
Title: Program Manager - SNEI - SF
Location: CA-San Francisco
Job Number: 26613
Sony Network Entertainment International LLC (SNEI), a
subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, is the premier provider of digital
entertainment. Through the Sony Entertainment Network portal, consumers around
the world are able to access their favorite digital entertainment conveniently
and instantly on their favorite connected devices. SNEI offers the latest and
highest quality music, video, and game content through Sony Entertainment
Network as well as PlayStation Network while also delivering third-party
services. In addition, SNEI provides a
compelling consumer experience through innovative content discovery features
and a simple user interface that is globally consistent, yet locally relevant.
The Program Manager is expected to partner with the
worldwide Sony Engineering and Product organization to lead, manage, and drive
forward software projects including:
Owning project and program schedules, task assignments,
and managing overall schedule progress - from large phases through to detailed
tasks, including understanding and actively managing dependencies.
Collaborating with staff and management of multiple
worldwide business units, and outside 3rd parties (including subject matter
experts, design teams, and technology teams) to clearly identify, explain, and
communicate their project involvement, project goals, expectations, and tasks.
Candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute
to establishing methods and metrics for tracking performance and making
decisions within the Program Management group.
Bachelor's degree and 4 years experience working in a Program/Project
Management capacity for digital media software. Project Management experience
on UI design/development projects also desired.
3 years experience in Agile development methodologies
and principles strongly desired.
Requires solid understanding of programming languages
and software lifecycle and release processes.
Requires proficiency in one or more Project Management
tools, preferably tools used in Agile development (Rally, Jira Greenhopper,
etc.). Expertise with other Project Management and communication tools, such as
Wiki and SharePoint, also desired.
Must be comfortable authoring many types of documents,
including scope, requirements, agendas, action plans, and project plans.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills are
Must exhibit meticulous attention to detail, and have
the ability to make good, timely decisions.
Must excel in conflict resolution, negotiation, and
people management across Western and Japanese cultures. Japanese language
Motivated, organized self-starter with the ability to
solve routine or complicated problems effectively.
Must be results driven.
Experience in Project Portfolio Management desired.
Should be very familiar with digital media software and
networking technologies, especially those related to Sony’s Consumer
Electronics devices (e.g., Playstation 3, PSP, Walkman, etc).
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally
protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the
U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic
information or membership in any other legally protected category.
We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower
employees and embrace diversity. We
encourage everyone to respond.
We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in
contacting us and thank you for your interest in SNEI.
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