Application Development Project Manager

Full Time

Madison-Davis

EXTERNAL ROLE

Primary job functions:

  • Work closely with Lead Architect, Developers, DevOps, Infrastructure and Business to uplift and modernize existing in-house applications and development platforms.
  • Drive the successful delivery of end-to-end project management of multiple concurrent projects, enhancements and implementations
  • Document project scope and obtain sponsor approvals
  • Create and manage project plans. Track and escalate risks and issues.
  • Review, analyze and document the current state of existing systems and processes, document future state expectations from users and stakeholders, to produce high-quality project documents and artifacts.
  • Work closely with the delivery teams to solve problems and facilitate impediment resolution in a timely manner to drive continuous improvement.
  • Understand the impact of changes to downstream applications and coordinate with the affected teams to ensure they are in lockstep with project schedule.
  • Document QA test plans and execute test cases.
  • Work with users to document UAT test plans/cases. Manage UAT and assist in testing. Track defects & resolutions.
  • Work with IT and Business to document Production Implementation & validation plans
  • Assist with production implementation & coordinate user validation
  • Manage all aspects of Vendor relationships including contracts, invoicing and SOWs when applicable.
  • Archive all project documentation into company wide repository
  • Participate in production support and BAU enhancements of in-house applications

Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience as a Project Manager preferably in the Financial Industry with a proven track record for delivering high quality products on time.
  • 5+ years of application development experience.
  • Working knowledge of Application Development technologies (Full stack, .NET/C#, SQL preferred – Cloud is a plus)
  • Demonstrated experience managing, end to end, design, definition and delivery of technical solutions in-line with strategic goals
  • Fluent in converting user requirements into usable technical specifications for Development.
  • Strong communication/presentation skills (written and oral) in cross-cultural business environment.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Must be highly energetic, detail-orientated, and extremely proactive and have the ability to perform under pressure in a challenging environment.
  • Be able to work on multiple tasks/projects at a time and move from one project to the next
  • Foster a team atmosphere and encourage team members to contribute to innovative solutions
  • Strong skills working with MS Excel, MS Project, MS Word, MS Power Point, MS SQL & SharePoint
  • Advanced MS Excel & MS SQL experience a plus.
  • JIRA Admin and configuration experience is a plus
  • Experience managing a vendor relationship is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree. Computer Science or Information Systems preferred. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Availability to make time commitment to meet Project Life Cycle timelines
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