Current Openings

Sr. Project Manager

Alpharetta, GEORGIA |
Post Date: 02/04/21
Job ID: 21-00114
Job Type:

Job Description

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide Project Oversight and Management for multiple projects as assigned.
  • Coordinate strategic planning sessions with all teams and management to determine the scope and objectives of each project
  • Develop robust project plan to migrate existing clients from current product to future state product. Gather data to support business plan and identify all dependencies.
  • Set Parameters to determine types of clients to be included in Client Migration groups.
  • Establish Parameters for items and strategy around client Mock tests
  • Conduct working sessions to gather and document requirements and design for the applications and environments
  • Be able to act as a Business Analyst to complete required analysis to be able to successfully plan and manage the required deliverables in planning for the data center move
  • Manage status meetings with teams to ensure on-time delivery and mitigation.
  • Identify, track and prioritize issue, risks and action plans and modify the plan as necessary based on changing priorities.
  • Engage with Stakeholders to resolve complex business problems affecting Project successes.
  • Oversight of managing the tasks clients will need to perform so it is understood by teams working with clients. (i.e.: IP Changes, Third Party impacts)
  • Act as an intermediary between FTS (DC Infrastructure team), application operational owners and Client Services
  • Work with Implementation, Support, Product Management and Development internally to ensure client priority and issues are addressed in a timely fashion (and balanced with the needs of other clients).
  • Dynamically adjust plans as necessary to ensure successful loads of client data and software builds to address identified issues.
  • Participate during Conversion weekend activities and share leadership role and Project Plan execution with Implementation Project Manager and FTS.
  • Work closely with Support Management to prepare for and facilitate the hand off to regular Support.
  • Communicate progress, expectations or escalate problems to Client management for awareness and/or resolution.
  • Maintain involvement in determining training gaps and business needs throughout the transition support period to determine the best use of the transition team resources.
  • Provide Leadership, Accountability and Ownership for all aspects of the Project Lifecycle.
  • Operate at all levels of an organization (and outside the organization when applicable) to achieve Project goals.
  • Ensure all partners including FTS and Client Services are held accountable for providing the agreed upon level of support needed to execute on time and deliver the committed scope
  • Create project level communication plans
  • Work with operations and client teams to create robust application level test plans
  • Work with technical and operational resources to create detailed playbooks and roll-back plans for critical changes and migration events
  • Maintain version-controlled project documentation

 

 

Skills and Experience Required:

 

Requirements:

  • 7+ plus years of previous project management and IT skills working on data center and product migrations, strategic initiatives for product and infrastructure transformation.
  • Strong experience and proven track record of end to end delivery of leading large/complex projects with consideration of strategic goals and plans while keeping customer focus.
  • Strong technical acumen, knowledgeable in the areas of Data Center and cloud infrastructures as well as platform operations and/or Dev/Ops
  • Ability to work effectively in both Agile (has worked in an Agile role or in an Agile organization) and Waterfall methodologies incorporating a hybrid approach when needed
  • Ability to drive team to accomplish tasks and goals effectively while removing roadblocks
  • Ability to come up to speed quickly and operate in a complex, kinetic environment
  • Experience with the latest technology stacks and services, including cloud architecture, containerization and automated deployment tools
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Expert level MS Project user
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence or comparable applications
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills to all levels of company including executive management team
  • Strong interpersonal (soft) skills - ability to build relationships and influence other functional areas
  • Ability to operate independently with some guidance by management
  • Ability to plan and conduct assignments with minimal supervisions and review
  • Well-developed negotiation skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Will require some weekend and off hour shifts to support migration activities

Desired:

  • Project Management professional (PMP) Certification
  • Banking experience

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree required