The IT Project Manager function is essential to the delivery of all IT objectives and project initiatives. The needs of the Business require that Verizon's desktop, mobile, and call management applications deliver on time with features and quality that exceeds expectations. The goal is an IT delivery organization that enables the best possible experience for our business partners and customers. The IT Project Manager needs to understand the needs of the business, build a cross functional project team and project timeline for delivery, and manage all aspects of the project through completion.
The IT Project Manager will be expected to perform as a Scrum Master, using agile project management techniques to deliver the needs of the customer, business, and operations in a sprint-based approach. This means that the IT Project Manager must have the leadership skills, functional expertise, organization skills, and negotiation skills to lead project teams through prioritization exercises, scope planning, and project planning exercises in order to determine what work can be delivered and when, and to consistently and flawlessly execute commitments on time.
A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including 8 years of experience as a Project Manager managing complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams.
BA or BS degree is required; MA or MS is a plus.
Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
Collaborative mindset to establish and maintain a productive working relationship with project sponsors and key stakeholder personnel at all organizational levels.
Eager and willing to proactively and independently keep up with new trends, tools, and industry recommendations.
Balanced business/technical background; a sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues.
Experience performing investigation and analysis of project issues. Collect and report production metrics prior to, during, and after project completion to validate results.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills required. Must be able to present and effectively communicate project goals and results. Requires expertise in creating executive level presentations.
Optional / Stand-out Skills
3-5 years experience in application security, legal/privacy compliance, audit, or security governance.
Ability to understand and relay technical information regarding security vulnerabilities and application security concerns to both technical and non-technical persons.
Experience with cloud security (Amazon AWS, Oracle Cloud) technology.
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02/26/2019 03:02 PM-Temple Terrace, Florida or Irving, Texas locations are acceptable
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