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Senior Project Manager

Information Technology

2 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | ICONMA

Senior Project Manager

2 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | ICONMA

ICONMA

Opening date:October 23

Closing date: November 23 2021

Industry:Information Technology,

Seniority levelEntry

Job description

  • The Project Manager role is distinct from the Senior Project Manager role in the scale and importance of the projects they manage and resource pool responsibilities. The Project Manager role is distinct from the Associate Project Manager role in their level of experience and independence as a project manager.
  • Project Managers are required to take decisions and lead change initiatives and on occasions manage stakeholder and senior management relationships. Project governance must be established, including clear sponsorship, tollgates and steering committee. He / She will be expected to adopt an agile and flexible approach to work and an outstanding level of professionalism and conduct.
  • This person will need to be able to hit the ground running, connecting with stakeholders and working with projects as identified and speaking with management throughout the day as needed.

Requirements

  • Project management skills and experience
  • People manager and broad experience in managing teams of different work streams
  • Examples of the delivery of on time and on budget projects that achieve business case stated outcomes - adriver with bias towards delivery at pace and controlling project outcomes
  • In depth experience of working in a banking environment and change projects
  • Stakeholder management experience, especially impactful communication, influencing and running project governance Implementation, change management and benefits realization
  • Implementation, change management and benefits realization
  • Project Management experience, PMI or Black belt, Agile training
  • Ability to run meetings, drive solutions and results.
  • Very organized and attention to details.

As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.

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Senior Technical Project Manager, Informatica

Information Technology

7 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | Perficient

Senior Technical Project Manager, Informatica

7 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | Perficient

Perficient

Opening date:October 19

Closing date: November 19 2021

Industry:Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

Overview

At Perficient, you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Project Manager/ Data Solutions Architect. This role is will work 100% remote for now and a mix of mainly remote with some office/local client site (as needed) post COVID.

The Senior Project Manager/ Data Solutions Architect will have complete responsibility for the day-to-day management of the engagement, including all aspects related to managing our consulting team and structuring the architecture for Data projects resulting in a successful delivery and a satisfied, reference-able client.

Job Overview

A Senior Project Manager/Solutions Architect is expected to be knowledgeable in two or more technologies within Data Solutions. The Solutions Architect may or may not have a programming background, but will have expert infrastructure architecture, client presales / presentation, team management and thought leadership skills.

You will provide best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects; you will assist in defining scope and sizing of work; and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs. You will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs.

You will also contribute in a variety of roles in thought leadership, mentorship, systems analysis, architecture, design, configuration, testing, debugging, and documentation. You will challenge your leading edge solutions, consultative and business skills through the diversity of work in multiple industry domains. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Senior Leadership team and may mentor junior architects and other delivery team members.

Responsibilities

  • Lead large data platform implementations including multi-shore and multi-capability.
  • Define program operating model for a large, multi-shore, multiple business unit level program with complex eco-system of client personas, vendor personas, and Perficient teams
  • Define and have a clear, high level understanding of the project/program goals and the status towards them, to be able to articulate progress, milestones achieved, risks and issues to any internal or external stakeholder, even if possible, help the team anticipate and prevent issues with adequate risk management and laser focus on goal-orientation
  • See the whole picture (the forest, not the tree) of the business, it's drivers, actors involved and processes, that will allow him to help the team that is more on the day to day on not losing sight of that big picture and the north they are following
  • Define the goals of the program and key KPI's/OKR's to measure and monitor them
  • Proactively develop strong relationships with Business and IT leaders from the C-suite level to front line delivery consultant
  • Build trust with clients, stakeholders and team members alike, with empathy, great communication and negotiation skills
  • Create evaluation frameworks and facilitate project prioritization discussions and decisions.
  • Drive guidance and leadership around resource planning against the prioritized portfolio of projects
  • Provide leadership expertise on Agile product delivery working very closely with Agile coach and Scrum masters
  • Engage with the project teams and the business to understand project and resource needs
  • Provide comprehensive visibility into project status even for those projects not directly involved.
  • Define and implement necessary processes and tools to support adoption of PMO administration across the enterprise including the creation of templates and training materials
  • Ensure monitoring of progress against all projects is timely and accurate and enables Sponsors and stakeholders to have visibility and sufficient information to make required decisions
  • Cultivate highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources; the ability to effectively manage the engagement while recognizing and leveraging the expertise of the different resources and the importance of their contributions is critical.
  • Ensure deliverables are of the highest quality to promote client satisfaction.
  • Produce key project management deliverables such as project charters, project plans, resource plans, risk mitigation plans, change management plans, etc.
  • Mentor and provide solutions delivery expertise to less experienced team members.
  • Monitor engagement team performance and provide feedback.
  • Team with the business developer to drive ongoing client development activities.
  • Participate on client engagement steering committees as necessary to set client expectations and issue and resolution management.
  • Lead the business development efforts from a delivery perspective.
  • Develop overall estimates of the effort / resource requirements / sche dule.

Qualifications

    • 12 + years of experience
    • Have a solid understanding of delivery methodology and lead teams in the implementation of the solution according to the design/architecture
    • Strong client management and executive level communication skills
    • Proven ability to manage data projects leveraging agile methodologies. Able to translate strategic roadmaps into an actionable program plan.
    • 3+ years of Informatica experience is a must.
    • Solid technical understanding of data governance, data quality, and capability management
    • Experience managing large data platform implementations including multi-shore and multi-capability. Technology experience should include Data, Business Intelligence, ETL Platforms, Master Data Management, and Platforms
    • Experience leading and delivering complex enterprise solutions and teams.
    • Serving as the senior delivery resource for consulting engagements; cultivating highly functioning teams comprised of Perficient and client resources.
    • Client facing or consulting experience highly preferred.
    • Skilled problem solvers with the desire and proven ability to create innovative solutions.
    • Flexible and adaptable attitude, disciplined to manage multiple responsibilities and adjust to varied environments.
    • Future technology leaders- dynamic individuals energized by fast paced personal and professional growth.
    • Lead the technical planning & requirements gathering phases including estimate, develop, test, manage projects, architect and deliver.
    • Serve as a technical lead and mentor. Provide technical support or leadership in the development and continual improvement of service.
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members.
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
    • Knowledge and experience in developing software using agile methodologies.
    • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
    • Ability to communicate effectively via multiple channels (verbal, written, etc.) with technical and non-technical staff.
    • Proven track record of leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes
    • Experience responding to RFPs/RFQs and procurement deadlines.
    • Proven track record working with and selling to the stakeholders, executives, and decision makers of Fortune 1000 companies.
    • Proven domain expertise with experience building business cases and communicating client-specific value proposition and establishing yourself as a trusted adviser.
    • Leading technical discussions with business and technical decision makers, including detailing technical specifications, product roadmaps, deployment, and third-party integrations
    • Demonstrated capability to handle Proof of Concept and solution demonstrations.
    • Experience coordinating Sales team members to develop sales scripts, discovery process, best practices, sharing expertise/training and guiding solution development.
    • Experience with recruiting, personnel management, and performance reviews.
    • Experience in sales support role, particularly discovery meetings, demos, roadmaps, and engagement assessment.
    • Must be open to travel post COVID

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

More About Perficient

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

Select work authorization questions to ask when applicants apply

  • Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
  • Will you now, or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)?
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Senior Mobile Project Manager

Information Technology

7 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | Perficient

Senior Mobile Project Manager

7 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | Perficient

Perficient

Opening date:October 19

Closing date: November 19 2021

Industry:Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a strong Senior Mobile Project Manager in our Atlanta, GA, office location or remote. As a Senior Mobile Project Manager, you will be part of Perficient’s Mobile Solutions practice leading initiatives for Native Mobile Apps, Mobile-Web Apps and larger multi-technology systems for critical, high-profile customers.

Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Best Place to Work” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven and fulfilled.

Responsibilities

  • Must be able to lead teams through the full lifecycle of software development projects.
  • Establish scope, create schedules, develop estimates, manage deliverables, and control risks and changes.
  • Lead cross-discipline teams, manage client relationships, interact with product managers and other organizational units. Coordinate external IT partners.
  • Manage milestones across multiple teams.
  • Create and maintain project documentation to ensure visibility to teams, management and clients.
  • Establish common goals across multiple teams and define useful metrics and reporting to track team performance.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience delivering Mobile projects is required.
  • Scrum/Agile Methodology skills is required.
  • 8+ years of Project Management experience in a Digital Consultancy or equivalent environment.
  • Strong relationship management, account management, and sales support experience.
  • Must have excellent leadership, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Strong budget management skills.
  • Skilled at keeping an eye on the big picture, while managing the details.
  • Must have knowledge of software development processes and should be able to manage multiple projects on different tracks.
  • Highly proficient in collaborating with project stakeholders, end-users, business partners, and technical team members to deliver high quality projects.

Preferred Skills

  • PMP Certification
  • Scrum/Agile Methodology

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportu nities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

More About Perficient

Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.

Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

Select work authorization questions to ask when applicants apply

  • Are you legally authorized to work in the United States?
  • Will you now, or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status)?
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Transformation Design & Execution - IT Project Manager - Senior

Information Technology

Accounting

10 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | EY

Transformation Design & Execution - IT Project Manager - Senior

10 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | EY

EY

Opening date:October 15

Closing date: November 15 2021

Industry:Information Technology, Accounting,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Location: NEW YORK - ONE MANHATTAN, NEW YORK JERICHO, NEW YORK BUFFALO, SYRACUSE, ROCHESTER, HOBOKEN, ISELIN, PHILADELPHIA, BOSTON, STAMFORD, BALTIMORE, RICHMOND, MCLEAN

Transformation Design & Execution - IT Project Manager - Senior

EY's Transformation Design & Execution (TD&E) practice works across a variety of industries to help our clients successfully deliver business transformations by connecting strategy and execution. This career opportunity seeks individuals who not only understand the role technology plays in large scale transformations, but who have experience in designing and integrating technology and business processes to produce value driven solutions.

Opportunity

As a TD&E IT Project Manager (PM) Senior Consultant, you will be part of a larger TD&E engagement team serving one client at a time. You will lead projects that build on and/or enhance existing technology solutions. PMs provide the projects with agile or waterfall planning, execution management, governance, and reporting support. The PM is essential to facilitating meetings to connect stakeholders and reduce project delivery risks.

In the agile context, PMs may hold responsibilities for the planning, organization, and execution of agile scrum ceremonies.

Key Responsibilities

Project Management responsibilities:

  • Support waterfall and agile project approaches/methodologies
  • Monitor and track milestones and schedules; inclusive of status, dependencies, achievements, and risks/issues
  • Organize and conduct escalation, blocker removal, and status meetings
  • Uncover, triage, and highlight impediments impacting an on-time project completion
  • Prepare content for steerco and quarterly divisional reviews
  • Coordinate across project stakeholders and assist with internal and external communication
  • Capture and maintain PM documentation
  • Capture, track, monitor, and maintain estimates for project labor hours (internal/external)
  • Organize and execute agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, demos, retrospectives as relevant to the project delivery methodology

Project Manager deliverables:

  • Project documentation
  • Labor estimates
  • Project/sprint plans
  • Milestone status and updates
  • Quarterly status review content
  • Action tracking
  • Risk and issue tracking
  • Sprint demo documentation
  • Retrospective documentation

Agile Scrum Master responsibilities:

  • Align delivery team ways-of-working to the standards and practices of clients
  • Manage agile ceremonies, monitor and manage sprint execution, dependency alignment, blocker chasing/resolution, etc.
  • Plan and execute delivery team activities in operations in an agile manner (e.g., via Jira, standard scrum or Kanban, with a focus on velocity measurement and improvement)
  • Capture, monitor, manage, and resolve cross-team/capability team dependencies and produce regular progress reporting (e.g., burndowns, velocity, demos)

Skills & Attributes For Success

To become a successful TD&E consultant, you will need to be a self-starter who welcomes responsibility and accountability. Common characteristics include curiosity and willingness to learn quickly on the job, collaborate and innovate in a team setting and demonstrate a relentless focus on quality and attention to detail.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelors or master's degree with an emphasis in Business, Computer Systems, Engineering and/or Economics
  • Strong communication skills, especially around breaking down complex structures into digestible and relevant points for a diverse set of clients and colleagues, at all levels
  • Ability to formulate and articulate questions to facilitate a quick understanding of a client's business
  • Aptitude and desire to learn new technologies and willingness to learn how to configure them
  • Strong intellectual abilities and rigor balanced with practical sense of what works and what does not
  • Strive to lead themselves, their teams, and their communities, and who can foster effective teamwork to drive results
  • Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Potential certifications include: Agile, LEAN Six Sigma, Prosci, CBPA
  • Sector experience in areas such as Life Sciences, Technology, Power and Utilities and Consumer Products
  • A valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required; willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated (60%)

What We Look For

We look for people who can develop and implement creative solutions to challenging problems and work well with teams to do it. We look for people with an entrepreneurial spirit: innovative by nature, always creating new approaches, products, services, and technologies. Helping clients solve tough problems and implement solutions requires strong intellectual abilities and rigor as well as a practical sense of what works and what does not. We seek people who strive to lead themselves, their teams, and their communities, and who can foster effective teamwork to drive results. Is this you?

What We Offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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IT Project Manager - Software Development

PMP

Information Technology

14 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | SitusAMC

IT Project Manager - Software Development

14 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | SitusAMC

SitusAMC

Opening date:October 11

Closing date: November 11 2021

Industry:Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelAssociate

Job description

SitusAMC provides industry-leading services and innovative technologies for the real estate finance industry. We are a nearly $2B Global company with 6400 Employees and growing. SitusAMC Culture provides you a place to be yourself, advocate for others, stay nimble, dream big, and own every outcome. We think global and act local. Please read on to discover how you may join the best and most passionate people who transform the real estate finance industry every day.

Are you ready to Realize your career potential with SitusAMC? Please read

Position Overview

The IT Project Manager has high visibility within the company and industry as a whole while leading the charge on an inhouse developed software the industry eagerly awaits. This individual contributor IT PM in this role will lead with a world class team in the next release, upgrades and enhancements.

Essential Job Functions

  • Manage agile development ceremonies and remove any roadblocks to the development team’s work
  • Work with stakeholders to define project objectives and scope
  • Develop and manage project schedule and budget
  • Engage with resource management to procure project team members and perform ongoing capacity planning and forecasting
  • Organize and lead project status and working meetings
  • Prepare and update project roadmaps and progress reports to keep stakeholders informed of project status
  • Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables
  • Keep leadership informed of key issues that may impact project completion, budget, or other results
  • Promote and follow a defined project management process and implement best practices for Agile Project Management
  • Such other activities as may be assigned by your manager

Qualifications/ Requirements

  • Associate degree or equivalent from four-year College or technical school and at least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as extensive knowledge of both agile and traditional project management principles and practices
  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. Agile certifications a plus: PMI-ACP, CSM, SAFe
  • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analyst, and QA personnel
  • Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops creative or alternative solutions; demonstrates attention to detail; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Job Knowledge: Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively; adapts to new technologies
  • Communication: Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; communicates changes and progress; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods; manages difficult or emotional situations
  • Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to other’s views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s effort to succeed
  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Leadership: Exhibits confidence in self and others; displays willingness to make decisions; inspires and motivates others to perform well; fosters team cooperation; ensures progress toward goals; acknowledges team accomplishments
  • Quality Management: Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
  • Effectiveness: Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; sets goals and objectives; develops realistic action plans; displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions
  • Experience using JIRA or Azure DevOps and Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project or similar

This position is available in all US Remote locations as detailed in SitusAMC’s Telecommuting policy. Colorado locations are currently excluded for this posting.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all inclusive or exclusive. At any time, employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization and participate in additional trainings.

SitusAMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Job Location: Buffalo, NY, United States - United States, NY, Buffalo - United States, FL, St Petersburg - United States, TX, Houston Tx - United States, TX, Dallas TX - United States, NY, New York - Ny - United States, WA, Seattle - United States, CA, Los Angles - United States, CA, San Francisco - United States, SC, Charleston

Date published: 1-Oct-2021

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US Tech Sr. Scrum Master/Project Manager

PMP

Information Technology

15 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | PwC

US Tech Sr. Scrum Master/Project Manager

15 days ago | Buffalo, New York, United States | PwC

PwC

Opening date:October 11

Closing date: November 11 2021

Industry:Information Technology,

Type:Full Time

Seniority levelMid-Senior

Job description

Specialty/Competency: IFS – Information Technology (IT)

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in Information Technology, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to support our core business functions by deploying applications that enable our people to work more efficiently and deliver the highest levels of service to our clients. You’ll focus on managing the design and implementation of technology infrastructure within PwC, developing and enhancing both client and internal facing applications within PwC, and providing technology tools that help create a competitive advantage for the Firm to drive strategic business growth.

Our Information Technology Project Management team collaborates with PwC practice leaders to develop and deliver technology solutions. We provide project management oversight and collaborate with various project resources and vendors to ensure the appropriate methodology is followed, deliverable quality is high, and satisfaction is achieved. Simply put, you’ll solve business problems using technology, work with multiple teams concurrently, and be able to take pride in end to end ownership of a project.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

Responsibilities

PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.
  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.
  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.
  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.
  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.
  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.
  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.
  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.
  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications

Job Requirements and Preferences
:

Minimum Degree Required

High School Diploma

Minimum Years Of Experience

6 year(s) of progressive roles managing IT project management and strategy development.

Degree Preferred

Preferred Qualifications
:

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Fields Of Study

Management Information Systems

Certification(s) Preferred

Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader overseeing the delivery of technology solutions using agile methods and both onshore and offshore providers.

Role

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in project management roles including the use of traditional or agile methodologies to deliver Technology solutions including the following areas

  • Understanding Project Management tools such as HP PPM, MS TFS, Rally, MS Project, etc.;
  • Understanding Project Financial Management using tools such as HPP PPM, Excel, etc. to monitor Budget, Actuals, ETC, EAC and related variances;
  • Understanding technology solution delivery for large projects/programs through a complete agile development lifecycle (backlog prioritization, sprint planning, tracking burn-down/velocity, etc.);
  • Understanding Vendor management (onshore and offshore) including contractual stipulations and obligations established in Service Level Agreements and risk management/escalation;
  • Understanding Cloud-based implementations and upgrades;
  • Understanding Continuous Integration and DevOps; and,
  • Demonstrating collaborative approach with team and vendor resources of a project throughout the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:

  • Applying project management and agile knowledge to identify, escalate, and remove team impediments that jeopardize sprint goals;
  • Influencing project team members to identify and address project issues, including leadership and interdependent teams, and to promote self-directed teams by enabling open, transparent and clear communications;
  • Teaching and coaching application development teams to adopt continuous delivery practices and other lean/agile modeling techniques;
  • Creating and maintaining sprint schedules based on information from the vendor and PwC task information;
  • Incorporating updates and changes to the integrated project plan and prepares reports and presentations for executive levels;
  • Managing large software development and IT infrastructure projects or groups of smaller projects and working in large program environments;
  • Working with all team and vendor project resources on projects of a complex or mission critical nature collaboratively;
  • Managing Sponsor/customer expectations, and interacting with sponsor on a regular basis as it relates to software and IT infrastructure implementations collaboratively;
  • Managing all SOW deliverables and reporting project costs and forecasts on a regularly scheduled basis to project leadership and making recommendations to improve project effectiveness;
  • Managing internal and external project resources considering quality/acceptance of SOW deliverables internally and externally;
  • Managing Sponsor/customer expectations and interacting with sponsor on a regular basis as it relates to software and IT infrastructure implementations collaboratively;
  • Applying knowledge of the Firm to the Project Management activities to comply with Firm policies and standards;
  • Promoting the use of collaboration tools like Hangouts Meet, Web-ex, Google suite and team databases; and,
  • Enhancing communications between teams using personal exchanges, teleconferences and video conference.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy

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