The Project Manager works closely with Agile Director, Product Owner, contractors, vendors and other entities to ensure that assigned projects are delivered on-time, on-budget, globally consistent, strategically aligned, and meet customer requirements. The Project Manager is responsible for performing accepted best practice project management tasks.
- Project Manager primary responsibility is monitor, coordinate, and report various agile development activities for delivery of assigned projects on-time, on-budget and to defined specifications.
- Coordinates and facilitates timely and consistent interaction of the discrete groups that contribute to the overall delivery of commercially available products
- Conduct reviews with third parties provide stakeholders with timely and accurate information to be used in corrective or business as usual progress initiatives
- Oversee project plans and schedules for assigned agile development projects under scrum.
- Assures artifacts of all project tasks, activities and resources applied are captured in an online project repository
- Tracks vendor deliverables to capture cost, quality, schedule and performance indicators.
- For duration of the project, support studio management and monitor the day-to-day activities of all resources assigned for product development.
- Uses standard project management tools/artifacts based on the Project Management Body of Knowledge including, but not limited to: Work Breakdown Structures, Risk Analyses, Roles and Responsibilities Assignments, Iterative Milestones, and Phase Transition Milestones.
- Monitors and assesses project progress against plan for both budget and schedule.
- Reports status of projects daily/weekly/monthly and coordinates re-plans as necessary.
- Responsible for enforcing PMBOK as needed throughout the agile project development lifecycle.
- Consults with and involves key stakeholders in to monitor that designs are developed to meet global company standards and satisfy customer requirements.
- Facilitate risk identification, tracks risks and develops mitigation strategies.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology or Management. Masters’ degree/MBA preferred. Must possess PMP certification or the ability to complete within 12 months.
Experience: Five or more years experience in software development project management, ideally at a global level along with three or more years experience in agile software development.