Project Manager

Irving, TX | Contract

Post Date: 08/29/2017 Job ID: 46849 Industry: Project Manager

Job Description: 
  • Manages the development and implementation of activities to meet organizational goals, and cost objectives Plans and administers procedures and budgets
  • Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned projects
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the projects
  • Managing a team (onshore and offshore) for software development projects
  • Success would be to ensure the project remains on schedule and within budget and must be completed for clients - upper management satisfaction
  • Identify issues and risks early and mitigate
  • The successful candidate will be able to work with multiple teams and cultures, multi-tasks and pivots to urgent tasks and problems quickly, is succinct with excellent communication skills while running multiple concurrent projects
  • The successful individual will have worked in .NET environments (C#), Windows OS, Oracle, worked with testing teams in addition to development, keeps track of project plans, metrics gathering, product quality management as well as multiple vendors and coordinates well with other resources internally

Essential Duties and Responsibilities  
  • Highly energetic and self-motivated!
  • Facilitate requirements gathering
  • Define Project scope in collaboration with customer
  • Develop detailed project plans
  • Monitor and control project schedule, scope, quality and cost.
  • Manage cross-functional teams for effective project execution Manage all the communications with customer during the project
  • Effectively present project status to customer and senior management

  • BE, BS or BA (or equivalent) is required within a technical or business field
  • Five (5) years’ experience with managing large-scale software development projects
  • Out of five (5), at least two (2) years of project management experience in the retail industry
  • Proven experience with AGILE software development methodologies and techniques, such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing and Automated Testing
  • Hands-on experience as Scrum Master; as demonstrated by Scrum Certification (CSM) or 3+ years working as a Scrum Master in a cross functional software development team environment
  • Experience with MS Project, JIRA, Crucible, SharePoint, TFS Agile
  • Clear and concise verbal/written communications with customers and management.
  • Experience with presentations to large groups
  • Change Management Experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Problem Solving and negotiation skills
  • Experience working with Microsoft Project and PowerPoint
  • Extensive skills and experience with the following;
    1. MS Project
    2. Software Development Life Cycle
    3. Project Management Life Cycle
    4. Waterfall and Agile development methodologies
  • PMP Preferred
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