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Project Manager, Software

Company: FFSS- FUJIFILM Sonosite
Location: Bothell
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


Project Manager, Software - Bothell, WA

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc. If you are looking for work that matters, you'll find it at FUJIFILM Sonosite. As the creator of point of care ultrasound, we dedicate every day to the innovation and development of imaging solutions that enable clinicians to provide improved healthcare in leading institutions, underserved populations and communities in crisis around the globe. At FUJIFILM Sonosite, we are in the relentless pursuit of answers that allow our customers to be confident that they are making the best clinical decisions for any patient, anywhere, anytime. Members of the FUJIFILM Sonosite team embody our company values: Go boldly, Stay curious, Passion fuels us, Respect each other, Own it and Act with integrity. Headquartered in Bothell, WA USA, FUJIFILM Sonosite is the proud recipient of numerous prestigious design awards and has in excess of 145 patents. Our point of care ultrasound systems are sold in more than 100 countries.

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The role of the Software Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Software Project Manager will also define the project's objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle. This role includes overall responsibility for software development projects, including managing the scope, allocating resources, setting deadlines, developing communication strategies, and ensuring team adequately tests and provides maintenance of software projects.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensure each project stays on schedule and meets deadlines. Manage the schedule critical path and ensure that steps are taken to remove roadblocks. Propose plans to recover when schedule slides occur.
  • Create software project budgets and ensure the project adheres to the budget. Recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Drive consistent requirements compliance, testing, and troubleshooting of software projects in all stages of development.
  • Manage software project change requests per established processes.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project deliverables.
  • Manage software release content with key stakeholders and other product managers.
  • Define development milestones including entry and exit criteria.
  • Manage schedule interdependencies with all project teams.
  • Define, manage, and mitigate project risks throughout the software development process.
  • Present regular project status reports/updates to executive management.
  • Track schedules and resources for assigned software projects.
  • Manage multiple enterprise level software projects through entire lifecycle.
  • Monitor and enhance software development, troubleshooting, and QA process.
  • Liaise between company, customer, and third parties.
  • Liaise between product management and software development teams.
  • Define the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary, during project cycle.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Conduct project postmortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management Knowledge/Experience:
    • University degree in the field of business administration, computer science, information systems, or a combination of equivalent work experience and education.
    • 3-5 years of managing preferably Software projects or a combination of other projects related.
    • PMI Certification in PMP or PgMP is desired. CAPM is acceptable with additional professional experience of no less than 5 years.
    • Significant experience with IEC 62304 for medical device software compliance is highly desired.
    • 4-6 years experience in an Agile software project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
    • Strong familiarity with Agile project management software tools (e.g. Atlassian tools, Microsoft Project, etc.)
    • Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
    • Competence with office software applications (e.g. MS Office 365, Google office apps).
    • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
    • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
    • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
    • Flexible during times of change. Skills/Abilities:
      • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
      • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
      • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
      • Strong written and oral communication skills.
      • Strong interpersonal skills.
      • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
      • Customer service skills an asset.
      • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
      • Overtime may be required in meet project deadlines.
      • Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, or off-site personnel/management.
      • Ability to lift 25lbs with or without accommodations. Salary and Benefits:
        • $104,000 - $135,000 depending on experience + annual bonus opportunity
        • Insurance:
          • Medical, Dental & Vision
          • Life & Company paid Disability
          • Retirement Plan (401k):
            • 4% automatic Company contribution
            • Fujifilm matches 50 cents for every dollar you contribute, up to 6% of your salary
            • Paid Time Off:
              • You can accrue up to three (3) weeks of PTO in your first year of employment
              • PTO increases based on years of service
              • Employee Choice Holidays:
                • Four (4) additional paid days off, based on date of hire in the calendar year
                • Paid Holidays:
                  • Seven (7) paid holidays per year If COVID-19 vaccine is mandated by the federal government, or by state or local government, the Company will require that the successful candidate hired for positions covered under relevant government vaccine mandate(s) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption. For all positions, the Company encourages vaccination against COVID-19 and may require that the successful candidate hired be willing to test for the COVID-19 virus periodically and wear a face covering indoors absent being granted an accommodation due to medical or sincerely held religious belief or other legally required exemption.

                    FUJIFILM Sonosite. offers a fantastic compensation package, including benefits, and a 401k program. Visit us today to learn more about our exciting technologies and how you can make a difference. To apply and obtain further details regarding key responsibilities and experience requirements, check out our careers page at

                    FUJIFILM Sonosite is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

                    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act, should you have a disability that requires assistance and / or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department via phone at , or via e-mail at . Additionally, the affirmative program/plan is available for review upon formal request by employees and applicants for employment in the Human Resources office during regular office hours.

                    To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of FUJIFILM about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at FUJIFILM via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of FUJIFILM, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by FUJIFILM for this requisition and a valid agreement with FUJIFILM is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the FUJIFILM agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Keywords: FFSS- FUJIFILM Sonosite, Seattle , Project Manager, Software, Executive , Bothell, Washington

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