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Project Manager

Lee's Summit, Missouri · Computer/Software
Skills and experience:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience at building a Program / Project Manager on IT Data Center, Cloud, software development, or large enterprise software projects
  • Experience in delivering large and complex software / Infrastructure programs
  • Demonstrated leadership skills by doing large stake holder presentations and c-level communication meetings
  • Experience with Project management applications such as MS Project, EXCEL, PowerPoint and MS Word.
  • Experience with cloud services (Amazon Web Services a plus), Agile methodologies (Scrum / Kanban), and IT infrastructure strongly desired
  • Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of program and project management
  • Knowledge of project management techniques and tools including MS Project
  • Proven experience in AGILE software development methodologies
  • Excellent organizational, technical leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Proven experience in strategic planning
  • Proven experience in customer facing project management roles
Responsibilities:
  • Lead the planning and implementation of cloud migrations and related projects for customers multiple project teams and internal teams
  • Work with stakeholders to gather and manage the business requirements application migrations from on premise data centers to cloud environments.
  • Manages and communicates detailed project plans, manages communication cadence and drives the team to meet tight deadlines
  • Analyzes issues and develops viable solutions; and directs the work of internal and external resources as well as with our customers.
  • Ensures projects are completed timely and within budget as well as keep track of costs for each project
  • Build credibility, establish rapport and maintain communication with stakeholders at multiple levels, including those external to the organization.
  • Determine and coordinate the sharing of resources among various projects to the overall benefit of the company.
  • Implement processes consistent with Project Management Professional (PMP) and AGILE best practices
  • Facilitate the definition of program scope, goals, and deliverables
  • Capture overall program resource requirements and manage resource allocation
  • Oversee the tracking and execution of program deliverable using Jira and AGILE software tools
  • Constantly monitor, track and report on progress of the project / program and communicate the status on regular cadence
  • Present project progress, issues and mitigation to all stakeholders and lead complex technical discussions
  • Proactively identify potential issues and propose mitigation plans or alternative solutions
Soft Skills:
  • Written and oral communication skills – ability to communicate technical concepts and support assertions with data
  • Organizational skills – ability to coordinate and prioritize many issues simultaneously
  • Analytical/Problem solving ability – ability to quickly evaluate an issue, resolve it or implement a workaround with consistent accuracy and success
  • “Can do” attitude and ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial atmosphere
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