Technical Program Manager

Technical Program Manager

03 Nov 2023
Illinois, Chicago, 60607 Chicago USA

Technical Program Manager

Kforce has a client in Chicago, IL that is seeking a Technical Program Manager.

The Technical Program Manager provides management and direction to cross-functional project teams, including third party partners; Management of onshore/offshore vendor model
Reviews and provides input into the program/project/technical scope definition; Coordinates development and approval of the business and technical requirements documents, testing and deployment strategies; Facilitates preparation of materials used to communicate program scope, schedule, status
Proactively works with project teams to identify project risks and issues; Assists with the resolution of issues/risks and escalates when appropriate
Represents the organization with contractors, suppliers, business partners and other parties as required
As problems arise, ability to deep dive into issue resolutions; Coordinates activities of project teams to ensure progress is on schedule and within budget; Recommends and adjusts the plans and staffing
As a Technical Program Manager, this role effectively monitors, measures, and communicates project status to project stakeholders and leadership
When applicable to the assigned project, can accurately report on the progress of Agile/Scrum teams; If necessary, participates in Scrum ceremonies
Responsible for the overall program management including dependency management, program metrics, status, coordination and planning
Maintain knowledge of the company's strategic business plans
Ensure that applications meet business requirements and systems goals
Collaborate with different areas of IT and the business to provide solutions for the company
The Technical Program Manager will build rapport and elicit problem details from customers

College or university degree in an applicable field or relevant work experience required
PMP or PgMP certification required; CSM (or equivalent) and SAFe certifications are also desirable
8+ years of project management experience
5+ years of program management experience
3-5+ years of experience in Information Technology, Finance, Banking, Treasury Operations or Capital Markets leading software development and deployment efforts
Extensive experience developing and executing against project management deliverables including charter/scope, project management plan, risk management plans, financial management, project schedule, project change control and transparent status reporting
Extensive experience in working with cross-functional teams and staff of all levels
Familiarity leading third party partner teams
Experience leading large programs with multi-million dollar budgets
Experience with multiple project management methodologies including Waterfall and Agile (Scrum)
Project management experience leading IT/software development projects
Technical background and experience, experience with software development release and DevOps
Experience with Azure DevOps, or Jira
Knowledge of business unit and IT plans (roadmaps)
Understand the connection between team initiatives and the larger, strategic picture

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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