Senior Project Manager

Revel IT

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Revel IT presents the below position in partnership with Level D&I Solutions. 


ABOUT OUR PARTNERSHIP:
At Revel IT, one of our core values is that we believe all people have value. We also believe a key to someone’s success is helping them find the right role and culture to work in. Our commitment to leveling the playing field is significant enough that we’ve helped create and we partner with a firm focused on Diversity and Inclusion- Level D&I Solutions. 
  
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The Senior Project Manager in this contract opening in New York is responsible for the planning, scheduling, and tracking of projects for a platform within the Digital Platform Group (DPG). These projects may be part of a larger program of projects. This role will partner with technical product management, engineering, and the business to provide leadership in delivering innovative digital solutions to our customers. This position will not only focus on the planning, communication, and coordination of the project but also beyond the end date to the transitional and operational elements.

Worker MUST be willing to go on-site to the NY/NJ office 1-3 times per week ONCE THE OFFICES REOPEN.

Essential Accountabilities:

  • This role requires a strong user focus. This role is accountable to sponsors for the schedule and quality of all program elements.
  • Will also serve as the Agile advocate and scrum master for one or more Agile teams.
  • Facilitates delivery of a project or project by ensuring the team drives commitments to completion on time and quality. Create project plans that may span multiple teams. Manage dependencies within the project.
  • Champion Agile methodologies throughout the development process and adherence to the SDLC. Act as a scrum master to 1-2 teams. Ensure appropriate ceremonies occur with valuable outcomes. Drives continuous team improvement.
  • Ensures projects follow the SDLC including a prioritized backlog, documented delivery plan, iteration 0, and dependency identification.
  • Own and manage communication plan across the program. Ensure transparency and buy-in on key decisions. Proactively removes impediments to ensure successful delivery of team commitments. Drives issue resolution and risk mitigation.
  • Ensures coordination for the successful release of projects in line with SDLC.
  • Release manager for scrum teams.
  • Ensures customer support is appropriately prioritized and SLAs are honored.

Qualifications:

  • In-depth knowledge of software development and adoption, ideally in Ed Tech
  • Self-motivated and well-organized; able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
  • Able to work with a wide group of stakeholders in a positive and collaborative manner
  • Ability to travel on occasion
  • Open style of communication to foster the efficient flow of ideas and build consensus across the project
  • Cross-disciplinary understanding of product management, software development, and quality assurance
  • Flexible and adaptable to tools and ways of working
  • Self-motivated and well-organized; able to prioritize tasks and work well under pressure
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, negotiation, conflict management, collaboration, organizational and critical thinking
  • Capable of communicating with a wide audience of individuals
  • Growth mindset, adaptable and open to change, interested in improving over time
  • Positive attitude
  • Capable of influence in a matrix structure where authority may lie elsewhere

Preferred:
 

  • Agile project management preferred
  • Scrum master experience is a plus
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification or PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) certification is a plus
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Confluence, Slack a plus.

  
  
 
ABOUT LEVEL D&I: 
Level helps clients address gaps in D&I practices and recruiting. Our mission is to create a Level playing field for people of all backgrounds and promote innovation through diversity of thought. The founders of Level are two former Revel employees. 
 

Revel IT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Revel IT does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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