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TEKsystems Agile Project Manager in Costa Mesa, California

Description:

Agile Technical Project Manager - REMOTE

We are looking for an Agile Technical Project Manager who will direct project management functions for the development and execution of major technology projects, including scope management, scheduling, risk management planning, cost, and budget management, and project quality assurance. You will implement established project management methodology and tools to ensure technical projects are completed within time and budget constraints.

You are a driver, a leader, a self-starter, self-motivated, self-directed and self-sufficient, and at the same time, you’re strongly team-oriented and collaborative. You have exceptional communication skills, both oral and written, and can cater your communication style and form across all levels of business and technology to ensure all stakeholders are informed and satisfied. You remain calm under pressure, and inspire and motivate your team to do the same. You’re a natural problem solver – you gather the facts before making an informed decision, but you’re able to solution quickly if the circumstance requires. You conduct yourself confidently and respectfully with colleagues at all levels.

Responsibilities may include:

• Create and manage project plans, timelines and milestones across one or more teams

• Document, coordinate and manage cross-team dependencies to keep projects on track

• Provide thorough status updates/reports on sprint and/or project accomplishments in real-time to project/program manager or other key stakeholders

• Escalate risks, roadblocks or issues to leaders in a timely fashion

• Present team/project status, metrics, risks or concerns to stakeholders at all levels of the organization with confidence and clarity, verbally and in writing

• Manage and work with 3rd party vendors, partners to drive cross-business unit project dependencies

• Coordinate, manage and facilitate project and sprint releases across multiple teams

• Identify and remove roadblocks from the team’s path to ensure productivity

• Work closely with Product Owners to manage team priorities and scope each sprint

• Participate in agile ceremonies as needed to keep project on track

Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree and two to five years’ professional experience in software project management.

• Strong and demonstrated experience using the fundamentals of Agile development

• Demonstrated experience leading complex, technical projects.

• Ability to interact professionally and confidently with colleagues at all levels, including senior and executive management

• Articulate, clear and confident communication and presentation skills

• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

• Experience using Atlassian application suite (Confluence, JIRA) desired

Skills:

Project management, Agile, Stakeholder management, D2C, process improvement, atlassian, Confluence, Jira, Scrum, roadmapping, consumer product, software development, requirements definition

Top Skills Details:

Project management, Agile,Stakeholder management,D2C,process improvement,atlassian,Confluence,Jira,Scrum,roadmapping,consumer product, software development, requirements definition

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

• Supporting a variety of projects and potentially at the program level

• We are creating a new support structure for one of our vertical domains

• We have an initial program – series of projects and some supporting projects that we need assistance with at the same time

o Creation of a business portal for some of our business partners to interact with some of our internal systems and modify how they interact with us

o Creation of portal with external vendors and internal team

 Lots of functionality

 Ground-up implementation

 Manage the ideation process

 The user experience a bit

o Step in between the business people and the technical people and the 3rd party vendors

 Orchestrate the conversations to define requirements to get started

 Manage that work in an agile manner

o Quickly understand the political nuances so we don’t over promise and under deliver

 Hold people responsible to delivery

 Analyze a requirement from a technical perspective

• Ensure it is fully baked and dig in

• The what the how and the why

• In parallel, we have other projects that are consumer side of the vertical

o Lead generation business

o CC and loan offers for consumers

o Very consumer-centric

 Matching the best financial product to the consumer

 Updating features for our websites and mobile apps

o Technical team trying to understand what the business is asking for and connect the dots

o All internal not 3rd party on these small projects

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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