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Technical Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-05443
Location: EL SEGUNDO, California
Immediate need for a Technical project Manager with experience in the IT Industry. This is a 6 months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in El Segundo, CA. Please review the job description below:
 
Job ID: 17-05443
 
 Key Responsibilities/ Key Requirements and Technology Experience:
 
  • Responsible for end-to-end project management throughout the life cycle of a software/system development project/program.
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) Project Management.
  • Conducts end to end project management of large or multiple large projects. Works as a team member or runs individual projects and is responsible for completing projects within allotted timeline and budget.
  • Defines project scope and objectives, coordinates activities of a project team, and identifies resources.
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis.
  • Ensure adherences to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems.
  • Communicates with internal and external clients.
  • Work in conjunction with other team members to align release schedules if necessary.
  • This would require understanding of application interfaces and dependencies.
  • Collaborate with PMO project managers on schedule, based on priorities
  • Attend project meetings to provide status on defined deliverables
  • Work with leads to provide level of efforts for new initiatives
  • Oversee forecasting and resource head counts for an assigned group
  • Take lead in driving an effort to analyze a situation and present a proposed solution
  • Drive release show stoppers across development and test teams
  •  Tranquilly re-plan sudden changes in requirements or scope •
  • Identify and resolve gaps in processes and technology directly or via escalations •
  • Clearly communicate technology issues, plans and solutions from both a business and a technical perspective. •
  • Engineering technical background with at least 2-3 years of experience in IT Industry •
  • 2+ years of System Engineering, Project Management, Technical management experience •
  • Must have JIRA and Microsoft Project experience •
  • Extensive experience in full software development lifecycle duties including requirements gathering, design, estimation, prototyping, implementation, and quality assurance. •
  • Extensive knowledge of Waterfall and Agile development methodologies •
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical content to general audiences •
  • Ability to judge severity of problems and the need to escalate to management
 
Our client is a leading IT Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.