Technical Project Manager

  • location: Chicago, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $60 - $80 per hour
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Technical Project Manager

job summary:
Role Description:

  • On-time, on-budget delivery of software development and digitization project with a high degree of client and team member satisfaction
  • Own communication for key stakeholders, project board and reporting line to project sponsor.

    • Lead effective Agile ceremonies including stand-ups, retrospectives, grooming, and planning
    • Manage project scope & timeline, producing deliverables such as: project plans, critical path analysis, burndowns, timing estimates to complete, status reports and others as needed per project and per client
  • Manage risks and issues and communication and mitigation plans.

    • Facilitate efficient meetings including producing detailed agenda, facilitating discussions, and ensuring action items are identified and followed up on
    • Act as a key client contact and ensure their expectations are met and results are delivered
    • Work with the clients and product owners to ensure the realization of business goals in working solutions
    • Develop domain expertise in clients' business space to drive results
    • Work with the business development team to scope, size, and solution new opportunities
    • Build strong relationships with client and internal team members to deliver success
    • Contribute to the internal development of Agile and project management processes, deliverables, and standards
    • Continue expansion and development of new skills, techniques, and tools through continuous learning
    • Take an active role in the Agile and project management community to develop new skills, network with other firms, and raise the profile of our company
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • BS/BA in relevant program, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in software development projects, ideally engineering or computer science background or similar experience (sw development, hardware, security, infrastructure, mobile web development).

    • 5+ years of project management experience in at least medium projects (per PMI with at least 1-2 years of Agile experience. Agile and PMI certifications are a plus.
    • Exposure to a wide variety of management techniques including Scrum, XP, Lean, Agile, Waterfall, and/or PMI/PMBOK
    • Previous experience working with & across multiple teams simultaneously, consisting of 4 to 8 people
    • A strong marketing technology background with experience in SEO, SEM, A/B and Multivariate testing, Conversion Optimization, Visual Design, User Experience Design, Information Architecture, Mobile (Native and Web), Responsive Design, Adaptive Design
  • Experience with PCI, and/or CAN-SPAM

    • Experience in both Confluence / JIRA or equivalent tool for software development
 
location: Chicago, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $60 - 80 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required
 
responsibilities:
Role Description:

  • On-time, on-budget delivery of software development and digitization project with a high degree of client and team member satisfaction
  • Own communication for key stakeholders, project board and reporting line to project sponsor.

    • Lead effective Agile ceremonies including stand-ups, retrospectives, grooming, and planning
    • Manage project scope & timeline, producing deliverables such as: project plans, critical path analysis, burndowns, timing estimates to complete, status reports and others as needed per project and per client
  • Manage risks and issues and communication and mitigation plans.

    • Facilitate efficient meetings including producing detailed agenda, facilitating discussions, and ensuring action items are identified and followed up on
    • Act as a key client contact and ensure their expectations are met and results are delivered
    • Work with the clients and product owners to ensure the realization of business goals in working solutions
    • Develop domain expertise in clients' business space to drive results
    • Work with the business development team to scope, size, and solution new opportunities
    • Build strong relationships with client and internal team members to deliver success
    • Contribute to the internal development of Agile and project management processes, deliverables, and standards
    • Continue expansion and development of new skills, techniques, and tools through continuous learning
    • Take an active role in the Agile and project management community to develop new skills, network with other firms, and raise the profile of our company
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • BS/BA in relevant program, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in software development projects, ideally engineering or computer science background or similar experience (sw development, hardware, security, infrastructure, mobile web development).

    • 5+ years of project management experience in at least medium projects (per PMI with at least 1-2 years of Agile experience. Agile and PMI certifications are a plus.
    • Exposure to a wide variety of management techniques including Scrum, XP, Lean, Agile, Waterfall, and/or PMI/PMBOK
    • Previous experience working with & across multiple teams simultaneously, consisting of 4 to 8 people
    • A strong marketing technology background with experience in SEO, SEM, A/B and Multivariate testing, Conversion Optimization, Visual Design, User Experience Design, Information Architecture, Mobile (Native and Web), Responsive Design, Adaptive Design
  • Experience with PCI, and/or CAN-SPAM

    • Experience in both Confluence / JIRA or equivalent tool for software development
 
qualifications:
Role Description:

  • On-time, on-budget delivery of software development and digitization project with a high degree of client and team member satisfaction
  • Own communication for key stakeholders, project board and reporting line to project sponsor.

    • Lead effective Agile ceremonies including stand-ups, retrospectives, grooming, and planning
    • Manage project scope & timeline, producing deliverables such as: project plans, critical path analysis, burndowns, timing estimates to complete, status reports and others as needed per project and per client
  • Manage risks and issues and communication and mitigation plans.

    • Facilitate efficient meetings including producing detailed agenda, facilitating discussions, and ensuring action items are identified and followed up on
    • Act as a key client contact and ensure their expectations are met and results are delivered
    • Work with the clients and product owners to ensure the realization of business goals in working solutions
    • Develop domain expertise in clients' business space to drive results
    • Work with the business development team to scope, size, and solution new opportunities
    • Build strong relationships with client and internal team members to deliver success
    • Contribute to the internal development of Agile and project management processes, deliverables, and standards
    • Continue expansion and development of new skills, techniques, and tools through continuous learning
    • Take an active role in the Agile and project management community to develop new skills, network with other firms, and raise the profile of our company
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • BS/BA in relevant program, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in software development projects, ideally engineering or computer science background or similar experience (sw development, hardware, security, infrastructure, mobile web development).

    • 5+ years of project management experience in at least medium projects (per PMI with at least 1-2 years of Agile experience. Agile and PMI certifications are a plus.
    • Exposure to a wide variety of management techniques including Scrum, XP, Lean, Agile, Waterfall, and/or PMI/PMBOK
    • Previous experience working with & across multiple teams simultaneously, consisting of 4 to 8 people
    • A strong marketing technology background with experience in SEO, SEM, A/B and Multivariate testing, Conversion Optimization, Visual Design, User Experience Design, Information Architecture, Mobile (Native and Web), Responsive Design, Adaptive Design
  • Experience with PCI, and/or CAN-SPAM

    • Experience in both Confluence / JIRA or equivalent tool for software development
 
skills: Role Description:

  • On-time, on-budget delivery of software development and digitization project with a high degree of client and team member satisfaction
  • Own communication for key stakeholders, project board and reporting line to project sponsor.

    • Lead effective Agile ceremonies including stand-ups, retrospectives, grooming, and planning
    • Manage project scope & timeline, producing deliverables such as: project plans, critical path analysis, burndowns, timing estimates to complete, status reports and others as needed per project and per client
  • Manage risks and issues and communication and mitigation plans.

    • Facilitate efficient meetings including producing detailed agenda, facilitating discussions, and ensuring action items are identified and followed up on
    • Act as a key client contact and ensure their expectations are met and results are delivered
    • Work with the clients and product owners to ensure the realization of business goals in working solutions
    • Develop domain expertise in clients' business space to drive results
    • Work with the business development team to scope, size, and solution new opportunities
    • Build strong relationships with client and internal team members to deliver success
    • Contribute to the internal development of Agile and project management processes, deliverables, and standards
    • Continue expansion and development of new skills, techniques, and tools through continuous learning
    • Take an active role in the Agile and project management community to develop new skills, network with other firms, and raise the profile of our company
  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • BS/BA in relevant program, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in software development projects, ideally engineering or computer science background or similar experience (sw development, hardware, security, infrastructure, mobile web development).

    • 5+ years of project management experience in at least medium projects (per PMI with at least 1-2 years of Agile experience. Agile and PMI certifications are a plus.
    • Exposure to a wide variety of management techniques including Scrum, XP, Lean, Agile, Waterfall, and/or PMI/PMBOK
    • Previous experience working with & across multiple teams simultaneously, consisting of 4 to 8 people
    • A strong marketing technology background with experience in SEO, SEM, A/B and Multivariate testing, Conversion Optimization, Visual Design, User Experience Design, Information Architecture, Mobile (Native and Web), Responsive Design, Adaptive Design
  • Experience with PCI, and/or CAN-SPAM

    • Experience in both Confluence / JIRA or equivalent tool for software development

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