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Director of Project Management
Ref No.: 18-04472
Location: New York, New York
Title: Director of Project Management
Location: New York, NY


If interested, please send a word version of your resume to Andrew at andrew.nappo@nttdata.com

We are seeking a highly skilled, team-oriented Director of Project Management to lead one of our clients high performance, cross-functional team of experts. The successful candidate will be an energizing leader, possess strong interpersonal communication and facilitation skills, be detail-oriented, thorough and results-focused.

Responsibilities:
  • Building a next generation platform Lead and grow all Project Managers within the Developer Platform organization 
  • Guide the team on best practices and industry standards
  • Flexible and willing to step up to take on things beyond a job description if need to
  • Partner with Technical Product Management and R&D Leaders to meet organizational objectives and achieve maximum project ROI
  • Lead the development of organizational metrics and reporting frameworks
  • Develop a communications strategy that ensures all project stakeholders are apprised of progress, updates, and risks across the company
  • Drive a practice of continuous improvement - using data to drive constant improvement in operational efficiency
  • Able to manage multiple initiatives and ensuring successful delivery of key projects
  • Work with Product Management, Business Analyst, Architects, and UI designers to plan ahead and ensure program backlogs are prioritized, groomed, and has sufficient detail, so that it is ready to be worked on by Scrum teams to avoid any downtime, ambiguity or rework
  • Drive to build self-organized development teams and facilitate issue resolution within the teams

Qualifications:
  • BS or BA required, Masters preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant experience required (in software companies) 
  • Understanding software development process 
  • Solid understanding with Software Development project life cycles
  • Proven track record of being a strong team player with a results oriented attitude
  • Familiar with concepts of service oriented architecture and infrastructure designs
  • Familiar with different software development best practices (BDD, TDD, pair programming, etc.)
  • Self-starter able to work well in new and undefined environments
  • Strong skills in following up and following through with action items and dependencies

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit www.nttdataservices.com to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.