Job #: 2799

Title: PM – Alpharetta, GA

Region:

  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 week ago

    Ability to drive cross collaboration within multiple project teams (Scrum/KanBan), Tech Owners, Sponsors, Stakeholders, and shared services
    Increasing the Agile maturity and productivity of our teams across the Infrastructure Organization
    Evolving our technology capabilities to support existing, new, and emerging technologies
    Providing analytical and execution support across a wide range of technology delivery efforts
    Delivering increased transparency and insight across in-flight infrastructure initiatives and programs

    Your infrastructure experience, collaborative approach, ability to identify challenges as opportunities, teamed with energy and excitement to coach, drive, and facilitate infrastructure initiatives will deliver best in class technology to the organization to support the products that markets.

    Proactively manage and remove impediments and risks to ensure the teams can focus on delivering incremental business value, while working to establish the team’s baseline velocity, sprint cadence, and release plans
    Develop and maintain all project documentation required for successful delivery of the project and for records retention purposes in accordance with organizational policies
    Identify and actively manage risk according to impact and probability, escalating when necessary

    RESPONSIBILITIES
    Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
    Provide leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
    Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
    Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
    Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test, and deployment management activities
    Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellence
    Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools, and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
    Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chair the project management team meetings
    Lead on-going execution / delivery efforts for infrastructure initiatives which includes the delivery of hardware, software, storage, network, and database components
    Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks, and issues, communicating across leadership
    Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs
    Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders
    Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
    Monitor, track, and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies, and critical path deliverables
    Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle
    Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors, and university stakeholders
    Actively assess and mitigate risks and issues

    REQUIREMENTS

    This is a high-visibility role within, with significant strategic responsibility.  As a result, we are looking for candidates with:

    5+ years of Agile/Scrum experience managing mid to large infrastructure projects
    Broad-based Agile / Scrum Master / Kanban expertise
    Proven influencing and coaching capabilities
    5-10 years of applied project leadership
    Strong analytical and communications skills are a must (Note: strong JIRA, Confluence, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills will be a baseline expectation for this role)
    Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective
    Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
    The ability to structure and organize complex data and execution efforts
    A core focus on providing great service across our stakeholder groups
    A foundational orientation towards servant-leadership oriented change management

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    Infrastructure experience is required for this role
    Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or MIS, or equivalent work experience
    Certified Scrum Master (CSM) is preferred
    Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred
    Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) is desired

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