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IT Technical Project Manager

Princeton, NJ
  • Posted: 16 days ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

IT Technical Project Manager

Position Summary:

Technical Project Manager will be primarily responsible for leading one or more, complex, enterprise wide projects with expertise in analysis, scope finalization, estimation, technical design, implementation and manage & deliver all phases of the project. Responsibilities also include working on General Ledger/Accounts Payable projects and associated integrations.

Responsibilities include:
• Establishes and maintains a strong working relationship with IT senior leadership and Departmental managers throughout business areas.
• Responsible for Project Planning, estimation, negotiation, change management and delivery of the project.
• Responsible for Clearly identifying the risks and issues and working with senior leaders in IT to mitigate them.
• Responsible for working with the Finance team to implement the new GL system and future maintenance.
• Work directly with various levels of business users (executive, managers, and users) to document requirements, create visual diagrams/Prototype, review specifications, obtain approval, support UAT and post-production roll-out.
• Develop business and technical requirement documents as well as technical specifications.
• Supporting system design, SQL reports, quality assurance and user acceptance testing.
• Manages change control effectively, while considering business priorities, schedule & budget availability
• Compiling detailed Metrics and status reports for senior leadership for decision making
• Working with Offshore developers and external vendors to ensure specifications are understood, followed, and implemented properly.
• Participate in establishing and improving best practices, templates, policies, tools to expand and mature the capabilities of the organization
• Tracking issues through JIRA and maintaining regular updates to sprint progress.
• Other day today activities required for the IT department.

Professional Qualifications:
• 5+ years of IT Technical project management experience, planning, tracking and managing projects that successfully met timelines and budgets.
• 3+ years of analyst experience in any one of the Financial packages like Sage Intact, Sungard, Netsuite, etc.
• Working experience with Agile/Scrum SDLC methodology.
• Experience in Vendor management roles with expert skills in requirements gathering with the ability to draw out requirements using a variety of methods to uncover needs.
• Ability to communicate technically complex IT concepts to internal and external business clients.
• Managed Financial General Ledger and back office projects and integrations is required.
• Experience in P&C business implementing new applications and major enhancements. These include underwriting, claims systems is a strong plus.
• Thorough understanding of the underwriting process included the policy lifecycle, coverages, endorsements, forms, rating, etc.
• Experience in data integration and data quality projects is a plus.
• Ability to work with technical teams (developers, architects, QA, infrastructure), business partners and software vendors to document and implement system modifications on time and within budget.
• Excellent understanding of how technology impacts the business and evaluate new packages and softwares for the business needs.
• Hands on Development experience in the past is a strong plus.
• Experience working in cloud environment AWS, GCP or Azure is a plus.

Preferred Technical Skills:
• P&C Insurance Policy Administration or claims System experience (Duck Creek, Guidewire, etc.) is a plus.
• Understanding one or more technologies like React, Java, .net, Rest Api, XML and/or JSON languages.
• Strong SQL skills to query SQL databases.
• Managed Analytics and data related projects is a strong plus.
• Experience in Release management and managed automated deployments using any one of the CI/CD tools like Teamcity ,Jenkins etc is a plus not required.
• Networking concepts as it relates to system design and implementation.

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, management information systems, or equivalent college degree with relevant experience.
• PMP certification is a plus.



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