Technical Project Manager, K-12 Transportation Software

Sales Latham, New York United States Lawrenceville, Georgia United States United States Columbus, Ohio


Description

In this role, you will be responsible for the planning, directing, coordinating, and overall leadership of activities on designated software development and implementation projects for the K-12 transportation team. The Technical Project Manager is a key member of our team and client success, requiring that this position be intimately familiar with the software development life cycle (SDLC) and know how to work in a fast-paced, challenging, software-driven environment.

Location flexible, open to remote candidates within the contiguous U.S.

Responsibilities

  • Review project scope to determine timeframe, budgeting needs, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.
  • Plan, schedule and track project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle
  • Serve as primary contact to client and internal staff during project engagement.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
  • Collaborate with technical team on defining requirements, testing and deployment
  • Facilitate meetings and conference calls.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and develop contingency plan
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations to client, project team and upper management as necessary
  • Conduct analysis on problems to obtain data required for solution.
  • Provide problem resolution reports for management, client and team members.
  • Conduct project postmortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the Project
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management
  • Annual Travel anticipated at 35-45% to client sites

Qualifications

  • 5 plus years of direct work experience in a project management capacity for software development related projects, specifically custom software projects is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Computer Science or Mathematics or equivalent verifiable experience is required.
  • Understanding of web and mobile application development is required
  • PMP project management certification is strongly desired
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS strongly desired
  • Prior experience in a technical role such as a developer desirable.
  • Prior risk aversion, risk management, and/or change control experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.