Application Development Project Manager/Lead

  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Sep 05, 2017

Job Description

Ref ID: 01340-#######512

Classification: Telecommunications Specialist

Compensation: DOE

Our commercial real estate client is looking for a Technical Program Manager (TPM) to lead all aspects of their Americas Markets' technology program. This opportunity is a 6 month contract to hire position located downtown Chicago. If you have an interest, please contact Ashley Conley at 630-###-#### or send your resume directly [Click Here to Email Your Resum ] Overview: The TPM is responsible for initiating projects/program, following their progress, and facilitate the closure of issues as they are escalated to the program level. They coordinate efforts amongst the various program workstreams, Americas IT organizations, and outside vendors, as well as develop effective schedules and suggest action items that still need to be complete to successfully complete the overall program. In addition to these tasks, the TPM will track technical issues and facilitate the implementation of solutions in a prompt manner. They must effectively communicate program status and suggest changes to use program resources more efficiently. The TPM will propose solutions to technical constraints using their technical expertise and experience, as well as provide expertise for escalated quality problems, and anticipate bottlenecks in the development cycle. Additionally, the TPM will identify technical impacts on the organization as they relate to business requirements. They help define program strategies, regularly participate in project and executive level meetings to present program progress, and share program information with other stakeholders in the organization.
Key Expectations: Drive and facilitate releases across various applications and web experiences within the program Demonstrate excellent leadership skills by getting out in front of the program and following a well-defined agreed upon delivery map Hands-on project management skills. Adept at articulating technical implications to business users/stakeholders Owning the program schedule from design to release Partnering effectively with other teams within and outside of the Americas technical Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree, masters preferred 10+ years' experience in technology project coordination and delivery distributed multi-tier applications. 2+ years' experience managing agile/waterfall software projects across multiple and geographically distributed teams Be able to thrive in an ambiguous environment - where change is the only constant. Detailed oriented to ensure that project success is paramount Strong verbal and communication skills Strong experience in creating or redesigning, rolling out and executing organizational processes Strong analytical skills and an out of the box thinker Self-starter with the ability to multi-task and work in a very rapidly changing environment Be able to disagree, yet align, when dealing with different stakeholders Ability to work well with clients and juggle competing demands Results oriented and with a strong customer focus Preferred Qualifications: Certified Scrum Master with 2+ experience in running scrums, sprint grooming planning, and reviewing agile project metrics Prior experience in delivering web based systems using Java/JEE and other web based programming technologies Experience delivering mobile device software and/or applications is highly preferred Adept at usage of various tools such as Microsoft Excel Project, JIRA

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