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Technical Project Manager in Boston, MA at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 50732

Our client in Boston, Massachusetts is seeking a Technical Project Manager.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Our client  is seeking a Technical Program/Project Manager to oversee a multi-person engagement team responsible for delivering enhancements to the Early Education and Childhood (EEC) suite of applications and support application rationalization in the AWS cloud.

In this role you will:

  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Assist in the development of functional requirements
  • Define technical solutions based on functional requirements for each project
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Manage projects through the application of generally accepted project management principles, based in PMI disciplines 
  • Manage the project scope, including the creation of quality business requirements,
  • Manage the project budget, including assistance with the business case, project estimates, and management to the approved spend

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience leading a development team to deliver software applications
  • Experience in supporting Operations
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or similar preferred
  • 10+ years experience managing software development projects; experience in financial accounting preferred
  • Experience in developing data conversions, interfaces, complex reports/extracts, and workflow
  • Desire to play a significant hands-on role in the development and implementation of complex enterprise systems
  • Proven comprehension of web application technology and ability to speak and understand in technical terms
  • Experience working in Scrum or Agile environments
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies; systems architecture experience preferred
  • Ability to apply project management knowledge to real world scenarios
  • Experience delivering large complex data solutions;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Minimum of ten years of Project Manager experience leading technology software development projects in large, complex development environments with multiple types of development platforms
  • Awareness of CMM and Six Sigma Methodologies and Standards
  • Ability to develop strong client relationships
  • PMP certification required

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience working in State or Federal Government and working knowledge of contracting, funding, etc.
  • AWS or Cloud experience
  • Understanding of Early Education domain
  • Understanding of Financial Accounting principles and software
  • Educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Experience in application development, systems administration/engineering or other technical discipline
  • Strong risk management skills

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and/or navigate to our Careers page.

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