Technical Project Manager
InRhythm - New York, NY

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JOB TITLE: Technical Project Manager

LOCATION: All

SUMMARY

Our client is a centralized service organization within the company that provides

technology solutions to the company worldwide. Our mission is to provide

and support the infrastructure and services required for the clients digital path. The client enables new digital revenue and innovative business models; facilitates more

effective management, movement and protection of our intellectual property; and fosters

collaboration while achieving meaningful efficiencies and cost savings to support future growth

and investment.

Our client is seeking a dynamic technology leader experienced in defining and

implementing technology roadmaps that lead to competitive advantage. This high visibility role

will have ultimate accountability for the technical vision that is brought forward by the client and subsequent technical delivery of that vision for each of the operating units that it

services.

Main areas of focus include:
(1) Owning and delivering detailed technical solutions and delivery plans and ensuring that each

build has the appropriate technical resources.

(2) Working with our Engineering teams to prioritize demand and re configure their

backlog in order to ensure delivery of customer requirements

(3) Ensuring that engineering teams have the right skills and resources to meet demand and that

these are scheduled onto work to the best advantage of the client

(4) Ensuring the identification of key technical risks, issues and opportunities and helps ensure

budgets, benefits and committed dates are met and systematically captured and analyzed

through hands on involvement.

(5) Responsibility for leading developers through concept to final delivery of digital products.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

As a direct report to the Director of Technical Project Delivery, the candidate will have full

responsibility for technical delivery and decisions on planning in the area of Software

Engineering.

This includes:
Responsible for managing a development team on a project by project basis with

ownership for full technical delivery. This role works closely with discipline leads and

cross functional delivery teams to execute on plans.

Monitor day to day activities of the technical delivery team and ensures work is

progressing as planned.

Work with the project team to manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project

organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly

communicated, understood and executed upon.

Actively monitor risks to technical delivery and works with project and Engineering teams

to find solutions to technical challenges, scope creep and changing business priorities.

Consistently identifies needs that our Product Managers may not recognize and ensures

approaches and solutions are linked to objectives and future needs.

Proactively identifies opportunities and delivers improvements

Coordinates with Operations/Support teams deployment activities

Coordination with Quality Assurance Team for test planning and execution

SCOPE AND IMPACT OF JOB

Supervisory responsibilities

Direct: N/A

Matrixed: 5 20

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Strong technical credentials with 3+ years experience managing / leading development

teams

Hands on experience with server side technologies

Knowledge of client side and/or mobile technologies

A minimum of 5+ years solid experience as a project manager specializing on web

projects, Agile or RAD experience preferred.

Strong background in the delivery of CMS driven web site and custom build web

applications.

A strong portfolio of public facing web sites that you have worked within.

Excellent understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Able to communicate effectively with clients at all levels of the organization.

Excellent problem solving abilities.

Strong background in producing detailed business requirement documents and functional

specifications.

Certified SCRUM Master highly desired

Experience implementing a range of package solutions that include Search, CMS, CRM,

Social and eCommerce platforms.

Knowledge and experience in implementing large scale commercial web applications

Comfortable working in a fast paced multi task dynamic environment

Strong communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a

clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences both technical and non technical

audiences.

Formal education or equivalent

Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or IT related field

Higher degree desirable

Project management qualification/accreditation

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