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IT Project Manager

Company: DIVERSANT, LLC
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

What you need to know:Company: Banking/FinancialTitle: Project ManagerType: W2 only - No C2CLocation: Currently remote; after covid will go onsite one day per weekDirect Hire22-00377Looking for someone with 2-4 years strong experience as a Project Manager. Some banking/financial industry experience would be a lus but not required. Having your PMP and Agile Certifications will help with this job opportunity as well as previous experience working with a DevOps team measuring team projects with metrics.Overview:Plan and manage the delivery of Information Technology solutions coupled with business objectives to meet Financial clients needs. This includes the creation and management of schedule, scope, resources, risk, and communication plans as they relate to project efforts, identifying needed resources, assigning individual responsibilities and tasks, and notifying appropriate management if resource constraints will impact the timeline. The Analyst will focus on more complex work delivered by one or multiple agile teams, managing multiple efforts of various sizes, complexity, and type of work concurrently.What You Will Do

  • Create and execute project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identify needed resources, assign individual responsibilities and tasks, and notify appropriate management if resource constraints will impact the timeline.
  • Manage scope and day-to-day operational aspects and report scope changes appropriately.
  • Utilize various project management methods and tools in order to ensure milestones and value delivery are on time.
  • Lead the team in discussion and documentation of lessons learned in the form of the retrospective.
  • Identify and analyze risks, create mitigation plans, and manage risks and issues as they occur.
  • Work as a liaison between vendors, sponsors, and teams to facilitate effective project management.
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues surrounding workflow in a timely manner.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry-standard PM practices, especially as it relates to agile.
  • Perform basic business analysis when necessary when a separate business analyst is not involved.
  • Assist other Project Managers with issue resolution and best practices.
  • Pursue formal and informal educational opportunities to expand knowledge and improve skills.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.. Minimum Requirements
    • Typically requires a bachelors degree in a related field and a minimum of 2+ years of related experience.
    • A combination of post-high school education, job-related certification, and related experience equivalent to 5 years may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements
    • PMP/and OR Agile Certifications Preferred Requirements
      • Bachelors degree is preferred, masters degree in a related field is a plus
      • Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) or other similar certification
      • Experience with JIRA or similar tool
      • Experience with various project methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, and Waterfall
      • At least 2 years of Agile or IT Project Management experience with demonstrated success moving projects from concept through implementation
      • Experience using metrics to measure progress and team performance Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities
        • Excellent writing skills, to communicate information effectively to customers, sponsors, marketing, managers, and technical staff
        • Experience in planning meetings that include the right people and agendas that makes appropriate use of the scheduled time
        • Experience with identifying and managing risks and developing mitigation and contingency plans when appropriate
        • Ability to develop a working estimate based on inputs from all delivery team members
        • Proficient in the use of appropriate scheduling techniques (e.g. road mapping) used to determine and manage value delivery
        • Ability to identify stakeholders and establish and execute a communication plan for those stakeholders
        • Ability to track Delivery team performance
        • Proficient with analyzing delivery-related data in order to create metrics that will enable improved decision-making for the team and the organization
        • Proven use of appropriate time management techniques (such as time boxing, to-do managers, etc...)
        • Ability to work effectively with a team to overcome challenges and conflicts
        • Demonstration of and belief in the agile mindset
        • Effective interpersonal skills, to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among stakeholders
        • Possesses a solid understanding of operational processes and procedures (i.e. Online Banking, Call Center, Fraud, etc.),
        • Skilled standard computer applications used in project management, such as Microsoft Office tools and Jira, along with the ability to learn new applications with minimal training

Keywords: DIVERSANT, LLC, Denver , IT Project Manager, Executive , Lakewood, Colorado

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