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Technical Project Manager

Company: Insight Investments Corporate Office - Costa Mesa,
Location: Costa Mesa
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

+ Lead project teams to successfully delivery software development projects and general IT projects leveraging experience with Agile, SCRUM and waterfall methodologies + Plan, coordinate and direct all activities associated with developing project plans, quality assurance testing, engineering user demos, user acceptance testing and deployments.+ Maintain a deep understanding of the requirements of the project including the ability to perform some QA and testing of the products+ Communicate specific project technical requirements effectively to both technical & non-technical stakeholders+ Adopt role of Product Manager/subject matter expert and trainer for projects requiring it+ Define and manage project feature requirements, tasks, activities, and resource allocation and ensure team is using the correct tools and technologies.+ Manage the end-to-end PMO work effort, leveraging project management best practices and change management techniques + Identify, quantify, and track critical success factors and expected project benefits/ROI.+ Capture development estimates and drive to meet timeline deadlines.+ Actively assess project risks and provide mitigation strategies or contingency plans + Monitor progress, report status and ensure compliance to governance standards + Coordinate with vendors and external project managers to ensure proper communication flow, adherence to budget and timeline+ Build and maintain relationships with business leaders in the capacity of a trusted advisor + Ensure business partners are actively engaged and held accountable for their deliverables+ Keep management well informed of project shifts/escalations and news-worthy events + Create/Document and communicate process flows and changes in a manner that transcends all levels of the organization+ 5+ years' experience with advanced project and product management skills; with demonstrated application of project management fundamentals to complex engineering problems. + Must have a background in software development or engineering projects, as well as a strong understanding of quality assurance testing practices. + Must demonstrate a deep understanding of specific project technical requirements and be able to communicate those requirements to both technical & non-technical stakeholders.+ CSM/CSP Certification preferred with thorough understanding of Scrum Agile Methodologies+ PMP Certification a plus+ Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Visio, Jira, Confluence, SharePoint, Teams+ Experience with small to large scale software project implementations, conversions and data validations, go-live and post project support+ Experience with finance/leasing industry, business, IT operations, and supporting systems a plus+ Establish and maintain project communications with product owners and other cross functional teams.+ Work with organization to define and prioritize requirements throughout the project lifecycle+ Manage daily sprint stand-ups, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives and sprint demos+ Analyze planned vs. actuals and show improvement in productivity and reduce carryovers between sprints+ Escalate projects risks and constraints to senior management team in a timely manner+ Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path+ Track and report slippages with workable mitigation plans+ Manage and communicate capacity issues to developer leads throughout the project life cycle+ Ensure team is working towards continuous improvements and applies lessons learned from previous projects+ Solid facilitation and problem-solving skills and ability to focus both strategically and tactically to achieve project goals+ Ability to work with minimal direction+ Solid understanding of project and change management methodologies + Excellent time management, documentation, and elicitation skills+ Highly motivated individual with high level of initiative and an attitude of willingness to help+ Team player willing to assist others at all levels of the organization + Demonstrated analytical approach and problem-solving skills+ Demonstrated ability to direct work across functional teams+ Bachelor's degree in computer sciences, software engineering, technology management, product management, business management, or relevant experience.+ Must be highly motivated individual with high level of initiative and an attitude of willingness+ Must be team player willing to assist others at all levels of the organization+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills; and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to provide superior customer service and maintain cooperative working relationships+ Strong technical experience working in Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task and work autonomously or with a team+ Strong attention to detail+ Ability to communicate effectively on a one-on-one basis or in group setting+ Ability to exercise strict confidentialityInsight Investments, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, status as a Veteran or other protected classification.Insight InvestmentsID: 2023-1650 External Company URL: Street: 611 Anton Blvd Telecommute: No

Keywords: Insight Investments Corporate Office - Costa Mesa,, Costa Mesa , Technical Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Costa Mesa, California

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