One of our industry leading agency clients in Dearborn, MI is seeking a Technical Project Manager to join them on site through the end of the year and possibly into 2020! Candidates must be authorized to work in the United States as we are unable to offer sponsorship for this position at this time.
PRIMARY FUNCTION / POSITION SUMMARY:
The Technical Project Manager is responsible for coordinating the activities and communications necessary to facilitate the cross-functional planning, design and development of information technology products, modules and services while enforcing process and ensuring compliance to quality standards.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Be a strong and honest voice of a project’s status, progress, activities and risks
Document project requirements, scope, and schedule and present to internal leadership and clients
Hold and facilitate sessions related to road-mapping, discovery/definition, requirements gathering, sprint planning, reviews or check-ins
Breakdown work into manageable sub-tasks, estimate efforts and set milestones
Assign owners to deliverables and hold team members accountable to their tasks and activities
Work with Kanban boards to organize deliverables into use cases, stories, epics and sprints
Work with Confluence and Jira to document and maintain project backlogs
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises and devise contingency plans
Identify bottlenecks, escalate issues in a timely manner and recommend resolutions where appropriate
Work in an agile environment and within a focused cross-functional team
Develop and own relationships with clients and partners, working with them to optimize/enhance integration
Monitor, control and deliver better value to the customer
Participate in product testing, user acceptance and overall quality assurance
Maintain and support all company standards as specified within the Quality Management System.
Supports/facilitates the mandatory adherence to ISO9001 requirements, processes and procedures.
Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Computer Science
Five plus years of proven experience in project management showing ability to deliver products
Strong knowledge in technology tools, products and services including enterprise CMS and cloud computing
Strong written and verbal communication skills including technical writing skills