Project Manager - Senior


Full Time, Contract: W2, Independent, 6+ mo(s)

  • No Travel Required



Job Description

CompuGain is an Information Technology and Business Consulting firm providing project-based solutions, software solutions, and professional staffing services.
"Those authorized to work in the United States are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time.

Job Description:
Position: Senior Project Manager
Location: Remote
Length: 18+ Months (very high possibility for full-time)

Requirements for the position:

* 4-year degree (Computer Science, Information Systems or relational functional field) and/or equivalent combination of education or work experience
* 5+ years of experience working in an Agile Scrum environment
* 5+ years of experience working in a Waterfall development environment
* Experience working on multiple, system integration projects
* Strong experience with the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) and software development methodologies (Agile and Waterfall)
* Excellent organizational and troubleshooting skills with attention to detail
* Strong knowledge of programming documentation processes/procedures
* Strong ability to understand client expectations and to resolve issues that may affect delivery
* Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively in a matrixed organization
* Self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to learn beyond formal training with a strong aptitude for delivering quality products
* Preferred experience with Continuous Integration practices/tools and Open-Source Frameworks
* Experience working on an enterprise deployment of Sales Effectiveness and Service delivery solutions is a plus
* Experience with Google Docs, Jira and Confluence is a big plus
* Experience with CRM systems is a plus.
* PMP and/or CSM a plus

Overall Responsibilities of the Position:

* The ability to establish creditability quickly with Business Units as well as IT partners as a passionate change agent with exceptional managerial skills
* Ability to manage multiple projects
* Ability to drive work cross-functionally across teams of different project managers, lead software engineers and lead test engineers and to communicate effectively across their respective domains
* Must have a proven ability to establish a dynamic organization designed to meet the complex business and technical requirements of the organization.
* Must be familiar with the systems scope and projects objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
* Understand the strategic direction of the business to ensure that new features and functions are implemented to conform to stated strategies and business needs.
* Able to influence the scope and direction of initiatives across multiple levels of management and all organizational boundaries
* Strong business acumen and leadership experience - proven track record of acting as a valued partner to senior leadership.
* Ability to influence and manage the expectations of clients, team members, management and external groups
* Ensures Agile/Scrum process is implemented effectively and provides coaching at the team level to maximize its benefits
* Exhibits desire to continuously learn new tools, techniques, and methodologies
* Exhibits ability to run projects using the Agile Scrum methodologies, from small teams to large, with multiple outside dependencies and 3rd party project team members
* Exhibits ability to run projects using the Waterfall methodologies, from small teams to large, with multiple outside dependencies and 3rd party project team members
* Has experience building a development team including software engineers, test engineers/QA specialists, technical support engineers/specialists, tech writers, business analysts
* Effectively communicates with cross functional teams
* Has excellent communication skills both written and verbal
* Interacts seamlessly with both business and project teams
* Facilitate discussions that lead to the resolution of project issues and development impediments
* Report project progress to management and executive level stakeholders
* Communicates the release plan with key stakeholders and end users
* Deep working knowledge and understanding of Agile Software Development Methodology and incremental delivery
* Deep working knowledge and understanding of Waterfall Software Development Methodology and incremental delivery
* Exhibits a desire to continuously improve, and shows a track record of improvement
* Should be able to interact well with both IT associates and business partners in resolving operational issues.
* Develop processes to manage operational issues in a timely and efficient manner.
* Identify systemic operational issues and resolve them as well as identifying root causes and process improvements to present similar issues.
* Manage contractor budgets

Thanks & Best Regards
Poonam Mittal
Sr. Talent Acquisition Specialist
CompuGain Solutions