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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-30860
Location: New york city, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/04/2018
Client: ELC
Location: NYC
Rate: $60 per/hr
Duration: 6 Months

JD for Project Manager:
Responsibilities
  • Manage Feature product development in a fast-paced, agile environment, working closely with developers and stakeholders to ensure successful product and feature launches
  • Work directly with customers to help they evaluate and adopt while also learning how to improve the products going forward.
  • Guide engineering work through creating detailed functional specifications or tasks, driving wireframes and design comps
  • Create and drive schedules for software analysis, development, testing and delivery
  • Manage the daily tracking of all development activities
  • Host regular sprint activities like planning and retrospectives
  • Help communicate roadblocks and that may prevent developers and / or other teams from achieving established goals in the allotted time
Qualifications
Minimum requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Technology related field or equivalent technical experience, e.g., software development or managing software projects.
  • 7+ years of experience in software development and full product life-cycles
  • Strong knowledge of website development, and designing for performance, scalability, and availability
  • Previous hands-on experience with UI frameworks such as jQuery, Angular etc.
  • Familiarity with latest software methodologies (Agile/Scrum/Kanban)
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Experience with development projects
  • Experience with PM tools
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, with technical and non-technical cross-functional teams
  • Excellent teamwork skills
  • Passion for customer experiences and actively aware of the latest UX trends
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to facilitate successful product launches, increase the performance of existing products, introduce new business models, and evolve the business
  • Ability to perform cross-functional process analysis and problem resolution for new and existing product
Preferred qualifications:
  • PMP certification