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Lead IT Project Management Specialist

Description:
PDS Tech Inc. is hiring a Lead IT Project Management Specialist, Mason, OH.

Prerequisites:
  • This position reports into the development organization, managing and tracking all aspects of the area’s software release execution.
  • This position creates, manages, and executes development release plans, establishes release scope, cost and price budgeting, deadlines and leads assigning responsibilities.
  • He/she will track the progress of releases and publish status information for development teams, implementation project teams, area management, and senior management.
  • The position coordinates release change management while building working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved with the hardware platforms. 
  • Is the focal point to develop and execute against release plans, including communicating status reports to key product stakeholders and executives. 
  • Proactively identifies risks and implements mitigation strategies for software releases to all levels within the organization. 
  • Works with teams to overcome roadblocks and impediments. 
  • Demonstrates excellent leadership skills and can motivate and direct teams of indirect resources with minimal supervision. 
  • Holds teams accountable for delivery of committed product release work against established release milestones, confronting issues head-on. 
  • Serves as a liaison between product owners, developers, management and other stakeholders, educating as necessary and fostering quality communications across the organization. 
  • Removes obstacles to enable group efficiency and effectiveness while encouraging teams to have a continuous improvement mindset. 
  • Identifies and implements opportunities for new procedures or process enhancements both within development and across organizations. 
  • Works closely with the company’s overall Project Management Office to maintain consistency and drive best practices. 
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.  

Qualifications: 
  • The Program Manager has seven or more years of similar work experience in the creation, management, and execution of project plans; outstanding knowledge and skills in Program/Project management theory, principles, and practices required.
  • Practical understanding of and experience in an agile/scrum environment required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in engineering. 

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Ability to manage the development of technical requirements from business requirements. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills working with all levels of the organization, both internally and externally. 
  • Leverage tracking tools such as Microsoft Project or JIRA to drive and track development progress. 
  • Comfortable with building sufficient product knowledge and understanding details along with associated impacts. 
  • Ability to balance and effectively prioritize numerous responsibilities. 
  • Strong use of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software. 
  • (MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage.
  • Up to 10% domestic and/or international travel may be required.

 
Job Number: 1810094395
Job Location: Mason, OH
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/05/2018
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Eren Polanco
Address: 300 E JOHN CARPENTER FWY STE 700
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000002qwjgQAA&URLSource=cjhunter

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