Technical Project Manager Job Description
Location: New York, NY
Does playing a major role in a well-established company thats in the middle of transitioning to the digital space get your blood flowing? The types of projects being undertaken would be described by some as excavation, but where we take what we find would be driven by you, the Technical Project Manager. Does that 20-year-old nightly process hold value any more, or should it be broken down and rewritten from scratch? Some stakeholders feel one way, others completely different. If that sort of challenge is something you crave and you have experience in the financial world, we may have a lot to talk about. The Technical Project Manager is responsible for the management and completion of projects within the Information Technology department. An essential team member, a primary function of this role is communication with all different pieces of the business. Being able to break down deep technical questions in to manageable pieces, get answers and bring them back to the engineering team is an absolute must. In a similar vein, being cognizant of what is important to a team member and what needs to be communicated to Executive Management to keep everyone informed is this roles responsibility. Not only must you be able to communicate and speak to every aspect of your project at any given time, you must be able to manage all of the moving pieces without skipping a beat, often while traversing unforeseen obstacles along the way. Think of yourself as India Jones, except your whip is replaced with a laptop. But as a team motivator, sometimes that whip comes in handy.
Takes limited information and turns it in to an executable plan.
Collaboratively sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, monitors and summarizes progress of a project.
Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects.
Creates organized, easy to digest, yet thorough documentation that any stakeholder could pick up and understand.
Prepares reports for the executive-level team regarding status of project, risks, cost and recommendations. Consequently will at times need to deliver information they might not want to hear and must be comfortable doing so.
Works closely with Software Engineering to collaborate on the approach of the project and determine the best path forward.
Utilizes experience, judgment and creativity to plan and accomplish goals.
Leads and directs the work of others.
Doesnt shy away when things get tough. Uses adversity as motivation.
Independent, autonomous worker. Does not wait to be handed their next task. Once the project is assigned, you know what comes next.
5+ years as a Technical Project Manager in a data driven or financial analysis related field.
Certified ScrumMaster and/or PMP
Experience working with and understanding of complex data processing systems (i.e. Service Oriented Architecture).
Familiarity with the Microsoft technologies including C#.NET, WCF, WF, SQL Server.
Action-oriented and able to work autonomously.
Ninja-like communication skills will all possible stakeholders.
Experience working on an Agile/Scrum team.
Past Project Experience Having worked on one or many of the types of projects below will give you a huge leg up during the selection process. But most importantly, being able to discuss what youve done in depth and what you learned from it will get us listening.
Direct management of projects in the Financial Services industry
Implementation of an Enterprise-level Content Management System/Publishing
Quality Assurance Plan identification, creation and execution
Creation of technical design specification and system design documentation for organizational knowledgebase
Education and/or Related Experience (Required)
Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information systems or other technical or related field or equivalent knowledge and experience.
krishna.sai racedogtechnologies com
Technical Project Manager, .Net, C#, WCF, WF, SQL Server, Financial Domain