Senior Project Manager (2012176)
Management Science Associates, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA

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Since 1963, Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA), has been an international leader in analytical software and information-based systems.
With 850 employees and over 40 years of continual growth, MSA specializes in data management and data warehousing, business analysis, media services, and custom workflow integration and software. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, MSA also has offices in New York; Atlanta; High Point, NC; China; United Kingdom; and Malaysia.

Duties:
Lead teams of multi-disciplined personnel to develop and deliver software systems within guidelines for schedule, cost, quality and productivity, including hands-on work with team members or others in the division to help resolve technical issues

Managed team(s) in a software development/engineering group

Knowledge or exposure to Iterative Development, Agile with Scrum

Familiar with managing matrixed teams

Managed large scale projects, spanning years with multiple releases

Hands-on work with team members or others in the division to help resolve technical issues

Provide leadership to other Project Managers in developing and executing project plans

Enforce and help evolve Project Management standards and processes

Apply technical knowledge and analytical skills to proactively identify and solve issues across projects

Full responsibility and accountability of project delivery

Apply knowledge of appropriate project management tools and techniques effectively

Facilitate project schedule development

Update and monitor schedule progress and implement remedial actions as appropriate

Collect and distribute project information to project stakeholders (status meetings and reports as appropriate)

Facilitate development and execution of Risk Management Plan

Ensure quality standards are satisfied

Enforce effective change control

Participate in customer meetings as required

Forecast resource requirements

Initiate procurement of necessary products and services

Manage stakeholder exceptions and project issues

Required Skills:
Requires a four-year degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Project Management, or related field, or equivalent experience

Minimum of ten years overall related information technology experience with at least five years of experience in development management or project management focused on large-scale software systems

Experience using an agile/iterative approach for product/project development and implementation efforts

Strong people, communication and presentation skills including the ability to articulate and facilitate technical, business, clinical and analytical discussions across all disciplines

Ability to act independently, taking accountability for their and others work, yet communicate closely with management for status and direction setting

Experience 'wearing multiple hats” – i.e. a diverse set of responsibilities apart from purely being a Project Manager

Demonstrated ability to deliver a product to the marketplace

Demonstrated ability to salvage a troubled project

Strong background in one or more areas of a project including: software development, QA, business analysis, product support, systems integration, etc.

Experience managing medium to complex software product development project involving: workflow

Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle

Organized, detail-oriented problem solver, with good time management skills

Proficiency using Project Scheduling tools

PMP Certification highly beneficial

Since 1963, Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA), has been an international leader in analytical software and information-based systems.
With 850 employees and over 40 years of continual growth, MSA specializes in data management and data warehousing, business analysis, media services, and custom workflow integration and software. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, MSA also has offices in New York; Atlanta; High Point, NC; China; United Kingdom; and Malaysia.

As an international industry leader, we can offer you an exceptional working environment, salary commensurate with experience and an incredible benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Casual dress
  • Profit Sharing & Savings Plan (401K with matching funds)
  • On-site massages
  • A Floating Holiday in addition to Vacation and Eight Paid Holidays
  • Free Parking
  • Cash Bonuses paid for employee referrals
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Plans, and Short and Long Term Disability
MSA requests that you apply for this position through our web site to ensures efficient processing of your application. Submitting a resume by email, mail, fax or through the apply button on a resume web site will cause relevant information to be missed. Please use the following link to apply:
http://msa.silkroad.com/epostings/submit.cfm?fuseaction=app.dspjob&jobid=303732&company_id=15792&jobboardid=881

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