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Technical Project Manager

Location:
San Francisco, CA 
Area Code:
415 
Telecommute:
no 
Travel Required:
none 
Skills:
Project manager, middleware 
Pay Rate:
DOE 
Tax Term:
CON_W2 
Length:
8 months 
Date Posted:
3-24-2014 
Position ID:
ASBSPMESB 
Dice ID:
CXMODSFA 
**Please send resume to aparna.sreeraman@modis.com or please call me at 415 228 4275 if you have any questions about the opportunity**
This Senior Technical Project Manager role has day-to-day responsibility for managing multiple projects of moderate to high complexity from inception to completion, in a combined Waterfall and Agile environment.

The ideal candidate is a creative, demonstrated leader whose management style is founded in collaboration and driving buy-in. The job requires excellent technical, problem-solving, and communication skills, as well as a motivational capability and preferably knowledge of ESB IBM Sterling, WMB or similar systems. This position involves regular communication with senior management and business stakeholders and is accountable for driving the entire project lifecycle, from definition through specification, coding, configuration, quality assurance and rollout.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Lead program-level projects of diverse scope and high complexity
• Use established project management methodologies/tools to develop and execute project plans including – work plans, schedules, milestones, critical paths, project scope
• Demonstrate good judgment and depth of experience in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions
• Obtain/manage/reallocate resources to meet necessary goals
• Develop and maintain project schedule, identify and track milestones and identify and manage cross-functional dependencies
• Provide regular project status reports to stakeholders and management
• Motivate the project teams, driving consensus and collaboration
• Evangelize the principles and business value of the PMO throughout the organization
• Form, motivate, and lead high-performance cross-functional teams
• Build effective partnerships with, and between, the Development Group, Architects, Business and Quality Analysts, Product Managers , Release Managment and Vendor Management.

• Deliver a consistent and high quality service to our internal and external customers
• Coordinate efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features sets; as well as analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection and communicating results throughout the organization
• Resolve a wide range of issues using innovative, creative, or practical ways
• Manage teams that may include off-shore resources and multiple time-zones
• Execute project within established Capital and Expense budgets, with monthly trend analysis and appropriate adjustments

SECONDARY FUNCTIONS:
• Assist in conducting team building/development activities
• Contribute to performance appraisals for team members
• Make presentations to IT management, sponsors, and/or vendors
• Participate in recruiting and hiring of team members
• Actively participate in and contribute to the development and evolution of the PMO


QUALIFICATIONS

BA / BS degree or equivalent experience
Demonstrated ongoing professional development in the field of project management
A minimum of 5 years experience in managing highly complex projects preferably focused on delivering ESB based solutions
Proficiency in project management and office software
In depth understanding of an PMLC/SDLC
Excellent business communication, facilitation, writing and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated analysis/assessment capabilities
Scrum Master certification and experience in Agile are a plus
Aparna Sreeraman
Modis
135 Main Street
Suite 1320
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 415228.4275
Fax: (415) 442-0228