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Technology Project Manager

Job Title: Technology Project Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
: ASAP
Job list.duration: 6 months
REF: RM2814_1519317093
Contact Name: Rashid Morad
Contact Email: Rashid.Morad@ojassociates.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

We are seeking talented and high-energy project managers to join our project management team to drive key IT projects in Core Insurance Systems, Digital Transformation, and Data Analytics & Business Intelligence. In addition to excelling in core project management, successful candidates will demonstrate strong leadership skills, come from a software engineering background, and possess strong communication.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive the execution of projects while acting as the liaison between business teams and technology delivery teams; when working in a large program, collaborate with the program manager and among project managers to achieve overall program objectives.
  • Provide hands-on project management during all phases - Analysis, Design, Development, System and End to End Testing, Implementation, and Post Implementation.
  • Implement industry and best practices to deliver consistently high-quality software.
  • Report on project and software metrics including progress, defects, costs, resource utilization, risks, and issues.
  • Demonstrate leadership by consistently taking charge of challenges and leading the team towards resolution in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates personal accountability, leads by example, and "owns" the project

Job Requirements:

  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, preferably experience building enterprise systems and/or digital transformation solutions for large enterprises.
  • Strong experience in managing large cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment.
  • Experience in managing projects in an Agile environment; experience in managing projects using project management tools such as Rally and Jira.
  • Ability to grasp complex technical concepts easily and be able to participate in high-level technical discussions.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make decisions based on metrics rather than just judgment.
  • Strong business analysis skills with ability to synthesize business processes and lead functional discussions pertaining to the project with functional and business members.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, motivation, and facilitation skills.
  • Experience with Property and Casualty (P&C) strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems required.
  • Must come from a programming background and familiarity with what it takes to build modern distributed systems.
  • Minimum 5 year with growing responsibilities as a Technology Project Manager.
  • Project Management Certifications such as PMP, PMI-ACP, Scrum Master nice to have.