Archive | June 2022

Project Manager-Contract-1 year-Austin, Tx-Gaming Industry!

Lead planning initiatives for projects and drive the execution of work efforts to develop quality software products following our creative vision. Be responsible for the project timeline and budget and collaborate closely with producers to manage project scope and ensure quality. Ensure process consistency across teams and be accountable for the relevancy and accuracy of project information.

What You Will Do           

  • Ensure standard operating processes and procedures are clearly defined, aligned, and followed across projects in the product development organization.
  • Coach team members and implement standard methodologies in the usage of project management, documentation, and file-sharing tools and repositories.
  • Create and manage team-level and project-level dashboards to help plan work efforts on the publishing side, and communicate project progress in a consistent and reliable manner.
  • Generate and maintain Agile boards for the team’s projects, ensure tasks are created with sufficient detail, and make sure information is kept up to date and relevant.
  • Facilitate sprint planning, task prioritization, backlog grooming/refinement, and retrospective/post-mortem sessions for projects.
  • Ensure that date and dependency conflicts, project tasks that are at risk of becoming overdue, and other project timeline risks are resolved and addressed in a timely manner.
  • Guarantee early identification and detailed understanding of project risks with defined and communicated contingency and mitigation plans.
  • Templating and standardizing project tasks to support a repeatable process for organizing, planning, and implementing projects.
  • Engage and actively participate in process improvement initiatives to increase efficiency, streamline work, and reduce waste.

 What Will Make You a Great Fit  

  • 3+ years’ experience in project management or technical leadership in digital products or commercial software development
  • Collaborative verbal and written, leadership, and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge of Agile software development methodologies (Scrum/Kanban) and experience with their implementation
  • Proficient with the Atlassian Suite (Jira/Confluence)
  • Experience with the Google Suite (Docs/Sheets/Slides) for project documentation.
  • Experience and high level of comfort with leading daily team standups and providing frequent status reports to all audience types.

Bonus Points 

  • Agile/Scrum (CSM/CSPO) or PMP certification
  • Game development experience with AAA products

Pay Rate-$ up to 45/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsonconnects.com

Hardware Software Integration Lead-Contract-Hybrid- Foster City, Ca

The Hardware Software Integration team is responsible for ensuring various hardware subsystems work reliably on our vehicle platform.  As a Hardware Test Automation engineer, you will develop tests to characterize, maintain and deploy next generation hardware systems for autonomous vehicles.

Candidates should have a Python programming background and knowledge of using APIs and other existing frameworks.  This role is essential and fundamental throughout the testing stage of the vehicle program to ensure that the hardware systems can be quickly and reliably tested. We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and technical expertise in writing clean, efficient and scalable code.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Write test scripts and diagnostic software to test hardware on autonomous vehicle platforms
  • Create or update GUIs for operators and technicians to easily interface with the testing software
  • Support the integration and testing of prototype hardware
  • Work with cross-functional teams to solve issues observed in the field
  • Develop documentation on the usage of these test frameworks for others to us

WHAT WE’LL NEED (Required): 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Science Engineering
  • Proficiency developing Shell and Python scripts
  • Familiarity with in Ubuntu and other UNIX systems
  • Experience with GIT, version control tools

BONUS Qualifications: 

  • Optional: Experience with Python for Lab Automation
  • Optional: Experience with CAN/Ethernet or Lin bus.
  • Optional: Experience with VUE.js, Electron, and xterm
  • Optional: Web development languages like HTML, CSS, JavaScript / TypeScript

Pay Rate-DOE

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsonconnects.com

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