IT Project Manager-Agile

Location: DETROIT, MI
Date Posted: 09-03-2018
We are pleased to present the following job opportunity with our client!  Take a look and if you meet the requirements please submit your resume and we'll be in touch if you're a good fit!
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
 Manages the plan, design, development, implementation and/or support of complex mainframe and/or distributed information systems or corporate projects.  Develops business models, cost/benefit analysis, and recommends strategies.  Coordinates project activities and resources with other company initiatives.  Coordinates and defines technical/business requirements needed to complete project objectives and translates requirements to detailed specifications including budgetary projections.  Ensures functional, business and/or technical design supports project/customer requirements and complies with technology plan and existing architecture and/or defined corporate business standards.  Negotiates contracts with outside vendors and manages vendor relationships.

Provides guidance and training to team members and identifies opportunities to improve team performance and effectiveness.  May provide guidance to project team leaders in defining measurements and measurement tools to track the achievement of project objectives.  Assists Project/Program/Portfolio Directors and Managers in ensuring systems and/or business plans are developed and documented in accordance with quality control standards.

 Evaluates project's success at completion of project based on achievement of benefits and value proposition assessment.  Defines personnel in the development of project charters, value propositions, risk action plans, work plans and estimates for large complex projects and serves as a subject matter expert and consultant to mentor/coach team leaders in the use of project management concepts, tools and techniques.

Preferred Qualifications:
Technical experience in/with:
  • Mainframe, distributed system and/or Web based design, development and implementation
  • Programming languages
  • Operating systems
  • Enterprise wide technology planning issues
  • Systems operation practices
  • System development methodologies
  • Tools and products used in structured systems development
  • Agile Development Methodologies
  • Database structures/SQL query
  • platform
Knowledge of:
  • Mainframe, distributed system and/or Web based systems
  • Operating systems
  • Enterprise wide technology/business planning issues
Managerial experience to include primary responsibilities for:
  • Staffing of professional and administrative staff
  • Personnel policy interpretation/administration
  • 2+ years in the Customer Service and/or Travel Industry
  • Experience leading and developing a diverse technology team
  • Experience in a multi-state sales distribution environment
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and audit mitigation
  • Experience with multi-system integration
Required Qualifications (these are the minimum requirements to qualify):
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration and a minimum of three years project leadership/management experience; or
Project Management Professional (PMP) Designation and a minimum of three years project leadership/management experience; or
Applicable professional certification or technology designation and a minimum of three years project management experience; or
Experience in/with:
  • Project planning and management (methods, tools and techniques)
  • Staffing, coordinating, and leading large technology and/or business project teams
  • Evaluating a complex system and/or business process and understanding the interdependencies between components
  • Evaluating state-of-the-art hardware and software products
  • Total quality processes and quality problem solving tools
  • Developing and negotiating contracts with vendors
  • Preparing business plans, value propositions/charters and proposals for long range strategic initiatives/strategic plans
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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