Freelance, Technical Project Manager

New York, NY 10018

Posted: 05/01/2019 Job Category: Technical Project Manager Job Number: 109808

Title: Freelance, Technical Project Manager

Client: Creative Agency

Location: DUMBO, Brooklyn

Compensation: hourly, commensurate with experience.

 

We are seeking an experienced (5+ years) Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master for an immediate, onsite freelance engagement in DUMBO Brooklyn. The ideal candidate will have Proven expertise in managing the delivery of mid-to-large web/enterprise applications. Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-product line environment, define and track cross-team dependencies over technical and non-technical groups (application development, Product Management, Operations, Sales and business operations for example).


Roles & Responsibilities
  • Manage and track the progress of software engineering work 
  • Coordinate cross-team integration efforts 
  • Oversee end-to-end integration testing for application rollout 
  • Facilitate change requests to ensure that all parties are informed of impacts on schedule and budget 
  • Monitor, track, and report on project progress 
  • Coordinate creation of training documentation and training 
  • Ensure proper functioning of the platforms and recommend upgrades as necessary 
  • Escalate issues, risks, and decisions to project leadership and develop mitigating actions 
  • Coordinate product releases and escalate issues proactively 
  • Ensure standards, procedures, and methodologies in the delivery life cycle are followed. 
  • Communicate deployment and production status and issues to management 
  • Coordinate internal and external resources for the execution of projects 
  • Collaborate collectively and effectively to resolve differences and mitigate risks

Skills & Expertise
  • 5+ years of in-depth experience in SDLC, solutions design, and delivery of enterprise level solutions as a Technical Program Manager at a technology company 
  • Experienced and comfortable working with both technology and business teams in Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, RUP) 
  • Experience using and enhancing enterprise project and portfolio management systems (i.e. Smartsheet, JIRA, Confluence, Basecamp, Asana etc.)
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with customers, yet represent accurately the perspective of Technology 
  • Solid understanding of project management concepts, methods, and best practices
  • Are data-driven and results-oriented to effectively and efficiently deliver on project objectives, with the ability to bridge between business and technical stakeholders 
  • Ability to work productively with all levels in a large organization 
  • Technical experience in Oracle WCS or RESTful web services development is a plus 
  • Must have strong analytical abilities, negotiation/presentation skills, and organizational/planning abilities. 
  • Experience working directly with clients and providing consultation - Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent educational or professional experience and/or qualifications. An advanced degree is also preferred

 

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