Senior Project Manager

Synergis IT

Position: Senior Project Manager

Location: Culver City, CA (Currently Remote)

Duration: 3 Month Contract (possibility of Contract to Hire)

 

Our client is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join a vibrant team ready for action! The right person for the job will be someone that is a great team player and can work well with others, but ALSO values autonomy and can drive initiatives forward at times without daily instruction. 

We Are Looking For:

● In partnership with a Program Manager who provides oversight, leading an urgent systems implementation project with a tight timeline. Project requires experience in the following realms: 

○ eCommerce, notably experience with front-end technologies for credit card

capture

○ Credit card payment gateway technologies (e.g. CardConnect/Fiserv, BrainTree/PayPal, CyberSource/VISA, Vindicia)

○ Credit card payment processor technologies (Chase Paymentech, FirstData/Fiserv, etc.) 

○ Integration/Data Exchange technologies, notably enhancements to APIs in AWS and Oracle SOA

○ Oracle EBS, notably modifications to Payments & Order Import/Export

○ Data conversion

● Leading day-to-day project management efforts: Scrum master, work plan management, risk/issue management, reporting status, driving project deliverables. 

● Communicating effectively with project team leads and members so they feel as though they have adequate knowledge of milestones, progress and what is required of them.

● Aligning, tracking, and ensuring proper execution of the project as it relates to resource planning, business process changes, training, financial health, and operational readiness.

● Recognizing and managing cross-team dependencies, properly managing risks and change, ensuring the program is aligned to desired outcomes.

Experience:

● 5+ years managing end-to-end complex technology projects, particularly around with eCommerce businesses and systems that support them.

● BA / BS degree in related field.

● “Big 4” (or equivalent) consulting experience strongly desired

● Expertise with JIRA, in particular navigating, analyzing using filters/queries, and assessing velocity and backlog across several teams for getting early indicators of project schedule health and scope pressure. Expertise with spreadsheet tools (Excel/Google sheets) to perform related analysis tasks using advanced features, pivots, graphing. 

● Demonstrated capability working a robust project plan, managing resource capacity and budget against that plan.

● Driver mentality, with ability to facilitate discussions among the correct people to resolve issues and set direction.  

● Experience with requiring strong acuity managing dependencies across teams

● Exceptional influencing and delivery abilities without a reporting structure

● Excellent organizational, technical writing, oral and interpersonal communication skills, and keen attention to detail

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