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Technical Project Manager

Overview:

The Technical Project Manager oversees and manages software development and other IT projects, including maintenance and long-term support contracts, throughout the life cycle of each project. This resource is responsible for identifying and designing system requirements, project planning, status reporting, leading diverse teams and working with outside customers. The Technical Project Manager must be detailed oriented and demonstrate the ability to grasp project details and identify issues and risks, while simultaneously possessing the ability to see the bigger picture and understand the interdependencies of the overall program. This position must provide leadership and demonstrate the ability to work with a diverse project team consisting of members from all parts of the organization (both IS & Business). 

Responsibilities: 

  • A Project Manger oversees/manages multiple software development projects. Responsibilities include:
  • Identifying, tracking, managing and resolving project issues, acting as the single point of contact between development team, customer and management
  • Developing Project Management Office deliverables - project charter, risk management plan, change management plan etc.
  • Facilitating design meetings 
  • Defining system requirements, flows and interfaces based on customer needs
  • Developing software requirements specifications
  • Defining resources and types of resources required for project 
  • Providing overall leadership and management of project resources
  • Proactively disseminating project information to all stakeholders
  • Identifying, managing and mitigating project risk, by anticipating developmentdeployment issues and providing immediate resolution or escalation where required
  • Ensuring that the solution is of acceptable quality
  • Proactively managing scope to ensure that only what was agreed to is delivered, unless changes are approved through scope management
  • Defining and collecting metrics to give a sense for how the project is progressing and whether the deliverables produced are acceptable
  • Managing the overall schedule to ensure work is assigned and completed on time and within scope and budget
  • Reporting weekly status of projects 
  • Working closely with Senior Management in reporting project status and concerns 
  • Cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with the customer's management and project teams
  • Participating in the sales process by a) Providing technical expertise to the account executive and b) Assist clients in identifying needs and proposing solutions

Depending on the size of the project, Business Analyst skills may also be required, including:

  • Working with developers to clarify/refine/elaborate requirements as the technical implementation progresses 
  • Working with the Technical Writer to produce required project documentation and/or producing the required project documentation
  • Working with QA team to ensure the delivery of quality software 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Knowledge of Feasibility studies5+ years of software application management experience to include end-to-end project planning, status reporting and issue/risk management
  • 2+ years of Business Analyst experience
  • 2+ years of technical experience as a developer
  • 2+ years experience in working with Oracle or SQL Server Databases
  • Qualifications necessary for a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) preferred, qualifications for a Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Cultivating and maintaining strong relationships with the customer's management and project teams
  • Ability to participate in the sales process by a) Providing technical expertise to the account executive and b) Assist clients in identifying needs and proposing solutions
  • Proven ability to clearly identify , track, manage and resolve project issues and risks and act as the single point of contact between the development team, customer, and management
  • Ability to develop PMO deliverables 
  • Proven ability to facilitate a design meeting
  • Ability to defined system requirements, flows and interfaces based on customer needs
  • Ability to develop software requirements specifications
  • Ability to define resources and types of resources required for the project
  • Proven ability to manage project resources including overall leadership ability
  • Proven ability to proactively disseminate project information to all stakeholders
  • Identify, manage, and mitigate project risk, by anticipating development/deployment issues and provide immediate resolution or escalation where required and ensure that the resolution is of acceptable quality
  • Ability to proactively manage the scope of the project to ensure that only what was agreed to is delivered, unless changes are approved through scope management
  • Ability to define and collect metrics to give a sense for how the project is progressing and whether the deliverables produced are acceptable
  • Ability to work closely with Senior Management in reporting project status and concerns 
  • Having the discipline and general management skills to make sure that people follow the standard processes and procedures
  • Employs a collaborative, team-oriented approach
  • Comprehensive, hands-on experience managing multiple projects and multiple project teams within defined schedules and budgets
  • Self-motivated; will seek out and engage the individuals necessary to achieve clarity and develop effective solutions
  • Excels at providing team direction and focus, setting reasonable, challenging and clear expectations for people and holding them accountable for meeting the expectations. This includes providing good performance feedback to team members.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, presentation, writing, and analytical skills - demonstrated ability to work with people in a variety of roles
  • Ability to think outside the box when testing, what would an unskilled user do
  • Technical problem solving aptitude and diagnostic ability
  • Highly professional work practices and ability to motivate others
  • Desire to provide outstanding customer service
  • Proactive approach to all tasks and responsibilities
  • Possess sound decision making abilities
  • Focus on quality, project completeness and thoroughness
  • Willing to travel

Educational Requirements:

Bachelors Degree in IT, MIS or related field
PMP Certification Desired

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