Project Manager/Technology - Senior (6-10 yrs.)
Our Project Services organization supports business goals through the delivery of projects spanning technology, operations, business continuity, and offshore management. Our team collaborates across a matrixed organization to deliver business value through efficient, disciplined and predictable project execution of effective solutions to business problems and opportunities.
What you'll do:
Project Managers are responsible for establishing and leading enterprise-wide, cross functional strategic initiatives. They lead a variety of different types of projects including launching new products and services, large-scale application development, systems integration, operational efficiency improvements, process reengineering, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.
* Accountable for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering a given strategic initiative including business, operational, and information technology deliverables * Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit * Directs large-scale, complex projects often involving multiple internal and external constituents and partners * Directly manages all aspects of the project life cycle and oversees all phases of a project * Rigorously manages scope to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters * Validates financial forecasts, cost assumptions, and provides on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures * Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan * Partners with Product Owners and Scrum Masters to track Agile development milestones and support Agile practices as needed.
What you have:
* 8+ years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on product development, systems, and technical environments * Proven ability to quickly build relationships and earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders * Mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, deliver tough messages with grace * Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management tools * Experience with and understanding of various software development methodologies, including Agile/Scrum * Ability to execute with limited information and ambiguity * Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively * Sound business and technical acumen * Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally * Focused and versatile team player that is comfortable under pressure * Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects * Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills * BA/BS Degree strongly preferred and/or comparable work experience In addition, ideal candidates will also have the following desired qualifications: * PMP or PMI-ACP certification * Experience with Agile methodology * Knowledge of JIRA or Confluence * Background in the financial services industry
Scrum (Software Development)
Agile Software Development