Project Manager


Location:

Cambridge, MA

Date Posted:

May 7, 2019

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

02100-0010579739

Staffing Area:

Technology & IT


Description
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage the overall planning, direction, coordination, execution, control and completion of assigned projects.
Provide strong, proactive and assertive leadership for assigned projects.
Define project scope, goals and deliverables.
Become deeply engaged in and knowledgeable of the solutions being developed.
Define, orchestrate and manage the holistic project lifecycle, delivery cadence, release plan and sprint schedule.
Work closely with the business and solution analysts to define and refine project scope, product / project backlogs and release plans.
Oversee and lead the definition and creation of high-quality project / product backlogs, utilizing epics, features, user stories and task structures.
Plan, facilitate and champion effective Agile / Scrum ceremonies including backlog grooming, sprint planning, stand ups, sprint demos and retrospectives.
Coach, guide and mentor teams on Agile / Scrum practices and techniques.
Actively contribute to establishing and improving project management practices and delivery frameworks.
Develop detailed work plans, including work breakdown structures, project milestones, risk assessment / management plans, staffing needs, project timelines and budgets.
Facilitate the identification, scheduling and assignment of project activities, tasks and milestones.
Ensure established project delivery framework tasks, activities and deliverables are represented and accounted for in project plans and timelines.
Collaborate with IT leadership to assemble and manage project resources.
Actively monitor, track and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of established milestones and overall quality of project activities and deliverables.
Establish and provide high-quality, informative written and verbal project communications, including weekly status, dashboards and project updates.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical discipline.
5+ years overall IT experience with significant experience in software development.
3+ years experience managing software / application development projects.
2+ years Agile / Scrum experience.
Experience with both traditional waterfall software development processes and Agile / Scrum methodologies.
Proficient in Microsoft Project and Office.
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, activities and tasks under time constraints.
Ability to interface with executives and stakeholders regarding issues of project scope and status.
Requirements
Android, iOS, JIRA

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