Client and Position details:

Job title: Project Manager (Job ID: 67401)

Location: Phoenix,Arizona
No.Of Openings: 1
Duration: 6+ Months (Strong possibility of Extension)

Interview: On-Site

Description:

Technical Project Manager

Imagine designing world-class online educational experiences for hundreds of thousands of K-12 students, teachers, parents, and school staff in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Education is creating award-winning educational web applications and you can contribute to our success by crafting the very best user interfaces using the bleeding-edge web technologies.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) IT division seek a Technical Project Manager who is self-driven and thrives working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that operates on collaboration and partnership with all business stakeholders. The successful candidate will have extensive technical expertise, demonstrate previous experience and success in large, enterprise-wide products/projects with an emphasis on software development and data warehousing projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Directs and monitors all activities for large, high risk, major technology-based projects from initiation to delivery; projects cross platforms, applications, and/or business lines
• Works with stakeholders to develop technology concepts, requirements, design alternatives, project schedules, and costs for project initiatives
• Plans and directs complex project and program schedules and budgets, monitoring and tracking
• Manage all phases, dependencies, risks, and strategy to meet project and account objectives
• Provides consistent and comprehensive status reports, project updates, and ongoing cost analyses, significant issue management and resolution
• Manages and drives multiple projects
• Delivers work effort and project artifacts that demonstrate a commitment to transparency and traceability
• Directs the activities of project staff and is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources are allocated and maintained to facilitate the successful completion of the project
• Ensures the ongoing process/system capability associated with projects and manages any changes required to meet or exceed the expectations established in project designs
• Works with product owner to coordinate training plans for newly released functionality
• Works with system users to capture system deficiencies and work with product owner to manage change control
• Identify/recommend process improvements when gaps are uncovered

REQUIREMENTS

• BS Degree CS or MIS or equivalent
• 5+years’ experience in Software project management roles
• PMP, Six Sigma, Agile certification strongly preferred
• Proficient in project and program management techniques, understands multiple software development methodologies, and uses current tools and techniques to monitor and measure project performance
• Listens, asks appropriate questions, and respects the viewpoints of others
• Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members; builds morale and team productivity by recognizing and praising the efforts and achievements of the team
• Works effectively across team boundaries; develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
• Demonstrated ability to use discretion and make sound decisions
• Ability to excel in a collaborative and distributed team environment
• Ability to work with a minimal amount of direction while being pro-active in keeping management informed of project related issues, changes, and risks
• Ability to work under pressure and maintain confidentiality
• Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of employees ranging from entry level to senior leadership
• Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and shift priorities quickly
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proven strong relationship-building and communication skills with team members and business users Experience

  • Phoenix
  • AZ
  • 85214
  • : contract | w2
  • : Jigar Sutariya
  • : vTech Solution Inc
  • https://www.vtechsoln.com/
  • : JigarS@vtechsolution.us
  • : 2024100023
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