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Technical Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-20379
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Job description:
The Client is seeking a Technical Project Manager to oversee a multi person engagement team responsible for delivering enhancements to our Learning Management System.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop and maintain standardized project documentation to include project plans, agendas, action item lists, timelines/schedules and deliverables
  • Create and follow-up on communication plans between IT, stakeholders and relevant business users
  • Manage the project budget including creation and tracking of budgetary documentation
  • Perform risk management and impact analysis to minimize project risks.
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques as recommended by the department
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Be responsible for managing project while providing leadership, and mentoring other team members as needed
  • Assist in the development of functional requirements
  • Define technical solutions based on functional requirements for the project
  • Report and escalate issues and risks to management as needed
  • Coordinate with internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Manage project through the application of generally accepted project management principles, based in agile/scrum methodologies
  • Manage the project scope, including the creation of quality business requirements
  • Monitor the project from initiation through delivery through the SDLC life cycle
  • Insure quality and completeness of projects or enhancements initiatives. Validate achievement of project goals at post-implementation with analytics.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or similar
  • Minimum of seven years of Project Manager experience leading technology software development projects in large, complex development environments with multiple types of development platforms
  • Experience managing and leading a development team to deliver software applications
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies
  • Experience managing data conversions, development of ETL/interfaces, complex reports/extracts, and workflows
  • Experience working in Scrum or Agile environments
  • Experience and solid working knowledge of vendor package software implementations
  • Strong analytical, workflow redesign and process improvement skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
  • Status reports, risk mitigation plans, project schedule, and project budget update accurately and on-time as per the agreed schedule

Desired Skills:
  • 3+ years' experience in system/software solution development and delivery
  • Experience working in State or Federal Government and working knowledge of contracting, funding, etc.
  • Strong educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Experience in application development, systems administration/engineering or other technical discipline
  • Cross functional experience between teams
  • Scum Master or PMP certification is a plus