28 days old
2017-10-252017-11-22

Project Manager

Chicago, IL 60606
  • Job Code
    584303
  • Payrate
    $70 To $80

-Manage business and technical deliverables to the project budget and timeline throughout the various project phases


-Develop and document project plans, budgets and schedules


-Identify and document the roles, tasks, and responsibilities of the project team


-Document release/deployment plans, present to leadership


-Schedule and manage releases, create deployment tickets


-Schedule, coordinate and lead release and certification calls


-Identify gaps/risks early and establish mitigation plans


-Ensure the coordination of individual team deliverables are synchronized as necessary to achieve product releases


-Manage day-to-day scrum activities and influence team members to leverage, follow and support agile software development practices, Schedule and facilitate all Scrum ceremonies as needed


-Interface with product owner and key stakeholders in Project Management, Business, QA and Technology Operations to ensure high quality delivery of software projects on time and budget


-Work with leads and product owner to provide development sizings & cost analysis estimates


-Work closely with product owner and team members to decompose stories, design features, and prioritize tasks


-Utilize scrum tools and frameworks to achieve efficiency both internally and externally


-Support integration efforts to build whole systems from various subsystems


-Assist development and operations teams in resolving needs and roadblocks identified by team members


Manage 1-3 mid-sized projects in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Manage business and technical deliverables to the project budget and timeline throughout the various project phases. Develop and document project plans, budgets and schedules. Identify and document the roles, tasks, and responsibilities of the project team. Must have strong project management and project planning experience/knowledge with demonstrated ability to drive projects to successful completion. Solid experience and understanding of Agile Scrum and/or Rational Unified Process Methodology. Strong interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation, analytical, problem-solving, influencing, prioritization, decision- making and conflict resolution skills with a solid ability to ability to identify stakeholders, assess their needs and manage their expectations through effective communication. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including presentation skills. Expert knowledge of MS Project is required. Familiarity with MS Office 2010, Clarity, SharePoint, and Team Foundation Server desired. Strong knowledge of Visio and PMP certification is a plus. Background experience in the financial services industry and experience with Iterative Development methodologies is highly desirable.


-Three or more years of project management experience, managing multiple large, complex and cross functional projects, with emphasis on systems, technologies, business process redesign, and knowledge of technical environments


-Two or more years of technology experience, previous development or QA experience


-Previous technical experience with the Microsoft technology stack (C#, SQL Server) or with Java


-Ability to understand technical issues and facilitate resolution


-Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle


-Expert knowledge of MS Project, Excel, and MS Word along with general familiarity with Outlook, Visio and other MS Office applications


-Exceptional communication, organization, and time management skills


-Strong interpersonal, negotiation, facilitation, analytical, problem-solving, influencing, prioritization, decision- making and conflict resolution skills with a solid ability to ability to identify stakeholders, assess their needs and manage their expectations through effective communication


-Excellent team player with the ability to influence and negotiate


-Experience working with an Agile methodology on large scale, technically complex projects for a large enterprise


-Results Driven (Prioritizing, Taking Initiative, Taking Ownership)


-Team Leadership (Coaching Others, Dealing with Stress, Demonstrating Teamwork, Influencing Others, Interacting with Others, Maintaining Composure, Motivating Others, Providing Direction and Leadership)


-BA/BS degree


-Certified Scrum Master and PMP Certification (plus)


-Financial Industry experience (plus)

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