Senior Project Manager

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 07/05/2017 Job ID: 14823 Industry: IT PROJECT MANAGER

Senior Project Manager
Pittsburgh, PA

Currently have an opening in Pittsburgh, PA for a Senior Project Manger. The ideal candidate will have a managed several software engineering projects and played an active role in the SDLC, including Design, Development, Estimating and Change Management. Knowledge and experience in companies with data analytics or business intelligence departments/products would be an advantage.

Responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager

  • Lead teams to develop and deliver software systems within guidelines for schedule, cost, quality and productivity, including hands-on work with team members or others in the division to help resolve technical issues
  • Hands-on work with team members or others in the division to help resolve technical issues
  • Enforce and help evolve Project Management standards and processes
  • Apply technical knowledge and analytical skills to proactively identify and solve issues across projects
  • Full responsibility and accountability of project delivery
  • Apply knowledge of appropriate project management tools and techniques effectively
  • Facilitate project schedule development
  • Update and monitor schedule progress and implement remedial actions as appropriate
  • Collect and distribute project information to project stakeholders (status meetings and reports as appropriate)
  • Facilitate development and execution of Risk Management Plan
  • Ensure quality standards are satisfied
  • Enforce effective change control
  • Participate in customer meetings as required
  • Forecast resource requirements
  • Initiate procurement of necessary products and services
  • Manage stakeholder exceptions and project issues

Requirements of the Senior Project Manager

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Project Management, or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 10 years overall related information technology experience with at least 3 years of experience in development management or project management focused on large-scale software systems
  • Experience using an agile/iterative approach for product/project development and implementation efforts
  • Strong people, communication and presentation skills
  • Experience 'wearing multiple hats” – i.e. a diverse set of responsibilities apart from purely being a Project Manager
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver a product to the marketplace
  • Demonstrated ability to salvage a troubled project
  • Strong background in one or more areas of a project including: software development, QA, business analysis, product support, systems integration, etc.
  • Experience managing medium to complex software product development project involving: workflow
  • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Organized, detail-oriented problem solver, with good time management skills
  • Proficiency using Project Scheduling tools, especially JIRA
  • PMP Certification highly beneficial

 

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Travis Heider
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