Randstad US IT Technical - IT Project Manager in boston, Massachusetts
IT Technical - IT Project Manager
location:Boston, MA (remote)
salary:$1 per hour
date posted:Wednesday, November 24, 2021
industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
IT Technical - IT Project Manager
A Project Manager on the Halo team will perform the following duties:
Consistently make the success of their feature team and goals their highest priority and accountability
Conduct daily feature team meetings to collect progress updates and blockers
Report daily accurate feature team progress to group leadership, including risks, blockers, remediation plans, and calls to action.
location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 5pm
Along with the Technical Architect and the Business Analyst, form and maintain a triangle of leadership support to feature developers and testers
Plan development sprints based upon Feature Goals, as dictated by the Product Owner, that will consistently produce working software
Vigorously and consistently maintain the hygiene and accuracy of all team reports and backlogs, following processes as prescribed by the PMO
Regularly produce artifacts that record team progress and performance at any given time
Regularly assess risks and collaborate with the appropriate stakeholders to eliminate or minimize impacts and surprises
Track and suggest improvements to existing organizational KPI's as well as identify opportunities to create new KPI's that drive consistent improvement.
Conduct Lessons Learned Meetings that lead to actionable organizational improvements
Regularly review and lead organizational process improvement initiatives, including cross-team from initiation to adoption.
Demonstrated experience in successfully managing at least 2 large software development or infrastructure projects simultaneously and working in large program environments through a complete software or system development lifecycle (from analysis, design, construction, testing and implementation, and warranty).
Demonstrated experience in driving digital transformation projects from ideation to release.
Demonstrated experience in successfully driving outsourced software vendors, both onshore and offshore, and establishing that the vendor's adhere to contractual stipulations and obligations to the firm, including established Service
Language Agreements and other contractual performance metrics.
Demonstrated experience in successfully managing Sponsor/customer expectations, negotiating deliverables that lead to working software, and interacting with sponsor on a regular basis as it relates to software and IT infrastructure implementations.
Excellent Customer Relationship Management mindset
Ability to communicate concisely and effectively to technologists, business users, and executives.
Experience working with Business Analysts (BA's) across several functions to help scope and prioritize feature goals for each release.
Experience working with Technical Leaders (TL's) to develop and validate delivery plans that meet the release goals and timeline.
Willingness to assume singular accountability of their team meeting feature goals and expected KPI's.
Experience in working with leaders across QA, Support, Technical, and Business Functions
Experience working in an "agile-like" development environment, with the ability to be flexible in process to achieve team goals without sacrificing quality
Experience with project management toolsets, such as
Team Foundation Server (TFS)
Experience with creation of reports and pivot charts in Microsoft Excel
Experience in successfully managing code and infrastructure implementation/integration including:
System and UAT level testing and coordination of code/infrastructure implementation
Resolution management of issues/bugs from testing and assessing impacts
Coordination of all technical activities, support activities and resolve identified issues associated with ""go-live."
Experience with coordination of cross-team activities, including working with Project Managers and sponsors on other teams
Ability to speak to the utilization and benefits of the following technical concepts: computer networking, cloud computing, relational databases, web-based applications, object-oriented programming, software version/source code control
Minimum Years of Experience: 8
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree
Certification(s) Required: PMP or PMI-ACP
A broad understanding and desire to further learn the business and market environment.
A high-level understanding of Microsoft Technologies, such as Windows Server, Azure, SQL Server, Sharepoint, Visual Studio, and C#
Experience in creating KPI's for the organization and team-members, and building lean processes to capture this data
Experience in driving Requirements development and traceability: User Stories, Acceptance Criteria, Test Planning
Demonstrated experience with the following:
Team Foundation Server
Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
Contributing to the development of new Project Management practices and processes used by System Development life Cycle (SDLC) methodology
Overseeing Project Management processes and deliverables for the appropriate SDLC methodology used on projects and collaboration with the various project resources to facilitate the resolution of project issues.
Experience level: Experienced
Minimum 8 years of experience
IT Project Manager
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