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IT PMO - Application Development Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-08232
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/26/2018 to 02/01/2019
All candidates must be able to work directly on our W-2. We seek a App Dev PM for our client, a large hospitality company, in Miramar, FL. 

This is six-month contract to start but can be extended.  You must be able to work directly on our W2 without sponsorship or transfer of visa as this position may convert to FTE in the future.
 
Scope of work:
The Application Dev Project Manager manages a team of business analysts, infrastructure and software engineers constructing and maintaining mission-critical, high-visibility applications and hardware in direct support of Royal Caribbean business objectives. The ideal candidate for this role has as an Application Development background in addition to a deep and modern project management foundation (Waterfall and Agile). The App/Dev Project Manager is expected to continually evolve internal development processes/procedures, effectively manage a team of 5 - 20 software engineers and deliver projects on time and budget.
Required skills/competencies:
  • 5+ years’ experience in Project Management (Waterfall and Agile methodology), preferably in a technical environment
  • Determine the project approach, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule.
  • Develop and/or review estimates and estimating assumptions for the project’s schedule, effort, and cost using established estimating models, best practices, and past experience.
  • Define team member roles and expectations and ensure timely feedback. Ensure that project resources receive any necessary training and are used effectively.
  • Measure and monitor progress at clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations.
  • Define the project iterations strategy. Manage and evaluate iterations.
  • With other leads, develop, implement, and maintain the Project Plan, including the configuration management, risk management, project measurement, and quality management plans.
 
Preferred Skills:
  • Must have strong Custom application experience dealing with outside Vendors
  • Must have solid understanding of full project life cycle and management methodologies (Waterfall and Agile)
  • Must have excellent communication (oral and written) and interface effectively with all levels of management as well as the technical team, and concisely, logically and accurately present issues verbally and in written format.
  • Effectively coordinate communications between/among cross functional teams, resolve conflict and maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong problem-solving, supervisory experience and team leadership skills
  • Must be a strong team player and have good interpersonal and collaborative skills
  • Fosters a team environment and demonstrates the ability to promote the team environment, yet work individually on each person's skill development
  • Must possess excellent organizational, time management, judgment, and decision-making skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Reliable, self-motivated, and focused on high quality delivery of work products; willing to accept responsibility and accountability
  • Outstanding motivational, people and task management skills
  • Project Management Professional certification preferred
 
Travel Required:
No
Standard work week:
Our normal business hours are 9 am - 6 pm M-F. All candidates must be available to work those hours. Some weekend and overtime work may be required.
Please provide your current resume and/or other information highlighting recent work and abilities to Siana Johnson at sjohnson@arcgonline.com.