Monday, January 8, 2018

Senior Project Manager

Title:  Senior Project/Program Manager- Cross-Border Trade ( CBT)
Location: Sunnyvale, CA   
Company: Direct Client
Job ID#  WECJP00004953
Duration: Contract
Pay Rate: Open on w2/1099
No remote work.

 
  • Manage Online Software Development project activities for multiple projects across all project phases, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure.
  • Work collaboratively with development team, lead architect and the management to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation, including both brand products and supporting systems
  • Create, manage and track project vehicles, including, but not limited to:
    o Project schedules
    o Detailed project plans
    Project scope statements
    o Cost estimates
    o Resource plans
    o Risk and issues logs o Status reports
  • Tailor project management, development and support processes to meet the needs of individual (new and/or ongoing) projects.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of projects and staff; communicate with project teams as necessary to ensure project deliverables are on schedule and within cost parameters.
  • Communicate and collaborate with internal and external customers as needed in regards to project deliverables including managing expectations, presenting and interfacing with sponsors.
  • Make decisions and communicate trade-offs and risks; drive key decisions across projects.
  • Make recommendations to management about schedules, prioritization and resource allocation with input from team members.
  • Provide ongoing project plan/status reporting for use by account managers, clients and management.
  • Provide input into strategic planning and asset creation processes.
  • Manage resource planning and organizational capacity planning.
  • Coach and train project team members on Software Development processes and best practices.
  • Contribute to the design and coding of products.
  • Manage up to 3 Scrum teams of 5 to 7 team members each to execute projects.
    Contribute to program level activities including M&A activities.
  • Demonstrable experience of engagement with Engineering Teams – Configuration
  • Management, Deployment tools, and Continuous Integration
    to execute infrastructure projects.
  • Flexibility to engage with team in non-regular hours.
  • Maturity to navigate and work with senior engineering folks and still get things done. Be a role model servant-leader to bring value to the business with process and tools.
  • Demonstrable experience of process improvements in agile world.
  • Agile coach Lifecycle Expertise - preferably coaching/mentoring new Agile Teams.
     
  • Travel depends may be 10 % , sometimes

Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.S. or B.A. degree in Business Administration, Management, Project Management, Computer Science or related field Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of hands-on Agile experience
  • eCommerce or Retail experience will be a plus
  • Experience leading Software, eCommerce, or SaaS/Cloud based projects
  • Five years of experience in a technology environment, including 2-3 years of practical professional experience in project management.
    Experience managing multiple dependencies in project and program delivery

    Ability to guide multiple scrum teams concurrently
    Fundamental understanding of web-based systems programming and development.
    Proficient with MS Project or similar software and MS Office applications.
    Demonstrated experience in leading cross-functional project teams.
    Ability to adjust and set priorities to meet deadlines.
 
Manish Aswal, Sr. Technical Recruiter
First Tek, Inc 
1551 S Washington Avenue, Suite 402 A, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Direct No: 732-607-5885 
www.first-tek.com | manish.aswal@first-tek.com