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Technical Project Manager

Xpanxion
Saint Louis, MO
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Xpanxion is seeking a Technical Project Manager in St. Louis, MO!

*One key element to this role: Candidate must have worked on a large data migrations! 

Requirements and skill sets needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent education and experience
  • 5-7 years of IT project management experience
  • 5 to 8 years of experience as Scrum Master in coaching/leading teams
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Cloud Experience is strongly preferred
  • An extensive background in software development projects ideally. Strong understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including in depth knowledge of requirements solicitation, application development, logical and physical database design and networking.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles and SCRUM Best Practices
  • Facilitate Daily stand-ups, Iteration/Sprint planning, mid sprint reviews, Iteration/Sprint demos and retrospective meetings for multiple teams
  • Identify, own and remove impediments for team on a daily basis. Reach out to the organization network to remove impediments before they become blockers
  • Strong verbal and written communicator with all levels and group
  • Ability to proactively detect risks and identify mitigation steps to keep the project on track
  • Uses a process and tools to identify and alert  key stakeholders of expected delays in enough time ahead of schedule so mitigation steps can be performed to prevent a delay
  • Expertise developing a very tactical and detailed plan for complex projects
  • Expertise using both waterfall and agile methodologies on very complex projects
  • Working with remote resources including company and third party teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong relationships across many internal departments including production, development and business partners
  • Strong organizational and operational drive towards on time and on target deliveries
  • Manages all aspects of diverse, medium to moderately complex software based development projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflicting priorities and provide meaningful alternatives to resource constraints
  • Knowledge of risk reduction methods and their application across the product lifecycle
  • experience with processes, tools and early detection techniques to proactively determine the status of initiatives and alert the leadership team in advance if there will be a delay while also proposing mitigation actions
  • Great documentation skills including the creation of dashboards that will be shared with the project sponsors and executives
  • Experience creating monthly newsletters using Microsoft Publisher  is a bonus but not required
  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills.
  • Able to work well with all levels within a cross functional team
  • Experience in the application of agile software development methods within projects as well as across projects preferred
  • Must have strong knowledge of Smartsheet, Excel, Word, Visio 
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence is also desire

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Lean and Kanban process improvements
  • Experience working on transformation projects
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects
  • Exposure to Scaled Agile Framework
  • Scrum Master Certification, PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner, or SAFe Practitioner
  • Experience working with offshore teams
  • Experience in software engineering, product owner or QA functions

     

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Saint Louis, MO
63146 USA

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Technology

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