Job DescriptionWe are looking to add a Project Manager to our team to assist in a wide range of projects within Enterprise Technology. The teams you will work with include both Infrastructure and Application teams, and the projects will vary depending on the team. Our Infrastructure teams are doing projects in networking and infrastructure services, both on-premise, remote, and cloud-based. Our application teams are doing custom development as well as implementations of vendor and SaaS software. In addition, we work closely with a wide range of users and stakeholders so flexibility and adaptability are key to your success in this role. Some projects follow a full Agile approach, and some are more of a detailed planning and coordination challenge. This role reports to the CIO but will support the Enterprise Tech leadership team on a dotted line basis.Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain critical project artifacts such as Master Schedules, Project Management Plans, Communication Plans, Resource Allocation Plans, etc.
Actively drive progress for the scrum teams and plan and facilitate various agile ceremonies, inspect & adapt sessions, PI planning, etc.
Champion and support Agile software development practices, and tailor that process (including standups, planning, review and retrospective sessions, demos and more) to each project team.
Manage dependencies/risks across workstreams. Actively seek out, track, and remove barriers to completing a project. Look beyond the obvious for continuous opportunities for improvement.
Manage the program backlog of improvements coming out of retrospectives and inspect & adapt activities.
Add & improve relevant reporting at both the working team and program levels for the purposes of internal (technology group) & stakeholder communications. You’ll also drive any needed Jira configurations & enhancements required to enable this.
Manage projects that span across multiple engineering teams, ensuring alignment with internal and external partners.
Coordinate team management projects, for example, preparing for large team events.
Support Enterprise Tech leadership team in other efforts as needed. This could include things like strategic planning activities such as helping to create, maintain, and rationalize team charters and OKRs across the department, goal setting, and communications plans.
Knowledge of Jira, Confluence, Google Sheets and/or Excel or other equivalent Project Management Software Tools
Comfortable with both Agile and waterfall methodology and willing to use the right thing for each project and team.
Detail-oriented, while maintaining the ability to see the overall picture, and challenge the traditional path.
3-5 years of experience managing a wide variety of projects. Track record of success with both infrastructure and software development projects.
Work collaboratively with team members to achieve team initiatives. Manage relationships well and have a high degree of empathy and emotional intelligence. Embrace diverse workstyles and diverse colleagues.
Comfortable with a remote/in-office hybrid culture.
Curious and like to experiment-you are adaptable and comfortable with change.
Preferably, have knowledge of other Agile approaches: XP, Kanban.
Confident in a group setting, with great written and verbal communication skills.
Must be able to handle a large volume of tasks of varying size and complexity
Ability to work independently, while also knowing when to ask for help
Experience with data analytics tools is a plus
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