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Sr IT Project Manager

Thomas Edwards Group
Irving, TX
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

The Senior Project Manager oversees the successful execution of projects, working closely with team members to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines, and schedules are on track, creating planning steps, managing budgets, and identifying the required resources for projects. They must be a strategic thinker, have strong organizational and problem-solving skills, and possess the ability to manage all aspects of the project simultaneously.

 


Responsibilities:

· Lead technology development and implementation projects; primarily software development, but some projects include solution or infrastructure implementation

· Develop and implement product delivery strategy and reduce costs

· Deliver product development strategies (organization, global footprint, cost management, processes, and metrics), typically in an Agile environment

· Utilize best practice methodologies (Agile and/or waterfall or hybrid delivery models)

· Enable technology solutions and change management programs to help deliver on our company mission critical objectives.


Requirements:

· Agile team leadership experience serving as a Scrum Master promoting and influencing agile practices in portfolio, project, product, and department processes

· 5+ years of information technology project management experience

· Expertise managing large projects in customer service, finance, or automotive services

· Knowledge of various software products such as Jira, MS Teams, Confluence, DevOps, or SharePoint

· Competent understanding of DevOps, CI/CD concepts.

· PMP certification preferred


General Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

· Strategic planning skills to plan at a strategic (one to three year) and operational (annual) and current (quarterly) view.

· Advanced planning skills to mobilize teams, confirm scope, plan resources, establish release schedules and plans, and manage a financial budget for medium to large sized projects or product delivery teams.

· Advanced analytical skills to assess processes, systems, scope, requirements, and teams and organize thoughts and ideas utilizing analytic techniques.

· Expertise to identify improvement opportunities and ability to convey the need for change.

· Versatile ability to apply Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methods, steps, roles, and responsibilities to ensure Agile practices are utilized while ensuring advances in security, continuous build, quality, and measurements are achieved. End to end and UAT test planning.

· Contributes to solution and delivery scope, requirements, and feature discussions.

· Competent understanding of solution technologies associated with assigned Projects or Products to effectively structure schedules based on technology dependencies and risk mitigations.

· Advanced skills with department tools and technologies including MS Office Tools, Agile planning and tracking tools like Jira and Jira Portfolio, Confluence, MS Project.


Non-Technical Skills:

· Leadership skills to organize, motivate, and lead multiple projects or product teams across organizational boundaries

· Ability to create trusted relationships with key executive stakeholders, department leads and team members. Viewed as a trusted stakeholder advocate.

· Project experience in delivering technology solutions in a team-based environment

Company Description
Thomas Edwards Group is an Executive Search Firm specializing in the direct hire and interim placement of Accounting, Finance, HR and IT professionals. We’ve been in business since 1997 and the Dallas Business Journal has ranked us a Top Search Firm in Dallas and one of the “Best Places to Work” multiple times. Thomas Edwards Group also made the Inc. 5000 list in 2016 and our award-winning team of Search Consultants, which rank among the best and most experienced in the area, includes MBAs, CPAs, former Big 4 Professionals, Controllers, IT Search Professionals, Finance/Banking, and Business Professionals.

Thomas Edwards Group

Thomas Edwards Group is an Executive Search Firm specializing in the direct hire and interim placement of Accounting, Finance, HR and IT professionals. We’ve been in business since 1997 and the Dallas Business Journal has ranked us a Top Search Firm in Dallas and one of the “Best Places to Work” multiple times. Thomas Edwards Group also made the Inc. 5000 list in 2016 and our award-winning team of Search Consultants, which rank among the best and most experienced in the area, includes MBAs, CPAs, former Big 4 Professionals, Controllers, IT Search Professionals, Finance/Banking, and Business Professionals.

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Irving, TX
USA

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Technology

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