Seeking highly collaborative Technical Project Manager to manage software development projects from proposal through delivery. This position requires a true team player. These projects will typically require some degree of cross-company coordination and regular collaboration with Operations and Technical Managers.
If you have superb communication skills, a can do attitude and the ability to drive projects to completion with a passion for software development, we want to hear from you.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Identify, scope, and direct projects and/or process improvement efforts:
Exercise authority for planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing development projects.
Coordinate with teams and vendors to ensure the right teams are working on the right components at the right time, with clear expectations of milestones and goals.
Serve as the escalation point for all issues related to projects.
Provide overall project leadership and direct project teams in the on-time delivery of high-quality products.
Communicate project status to all stakeholders, ensuring common understanding and agreement of project deliverables and status.
Regularly facilitate communication with the stakeholders to manage the release backlogs.
Ensure that all stakeholders are integrated, as necessary, into project planning and decision making.
Facilitate Team Development.
Keep project teams focused by continually removing roadblocks that impede the team’s success.
Coach and support the team to self-organize in a productive way.
Mitigate team conflict and communication problems, working with appropriate department managers, as needed.
Ensure team alignment with Minitab’s guiding principles.
EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in technical field.
Minimum of five (4) years of project management or related experience.
Software design, development and/or testing experience required.
Knowledge of all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
Demonstrated success of managing and delivering projects; working effectively with resource, program and technical leads.
Knowledge of project management methodology, including traditional project management as well as agile methodologies (Scrum).
Knowledge of project management tools in these areas: estimating, scope management, budget management, time management, risk management, change management, issue resolution, communication management, quality management, testing plans, training plans, team management.
Demonstrated ability to become proficient with new applications and understand emerging technologies.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Strong process orientation, problem solving and troubleshooting skills, and a firm commitment to quality.
Ability to accommodate change and adapt accordingly.
Ability to function as a self-directed, independent problem solver with a consistent ability to follow through on commitments.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects with accuracy, within deadlines, and with minimal supervision.
Strong customer-service focus and relationship management skills; must be adept at active listening.
Strong facilitation, time management, and organizational skills.
Ability to handle stressful situations with perseverance and professionalism.
Solid presentation skills.
Minitab is a Federal contractor and is following all applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements.