Application Software Project Lead

Computer Aid, Inc   •  

Orlando, FL

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 163 days ago

This job is no longer available.

TheApplication Software Project Lead will:

  • Enable the delivery of technology-enabled solutions that address complex business needs.
  • Be responsible for planning, leading and coordinating activities of technology projects to ensure project goals and objectives are accomplished within budget and committed delivery date.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to define and document detailed functional and system requirements and then leads project teams to assess, configure, program, and create business solutions ensuring high-quality deliverables.
  • Operate within the methodology and adheres to technical architecture standards and will be proactive in identifying potential problems and issues and actively communicates and manages issues to resolution.


  • Plan, lead and manage a portfolio of IT Business Solution projects to ensure goals and objectives of each project are accomplished within prescribed time frames and budgets.
  • Work closely with the Support team to confirm to ensure Service Level Objectives are being met.
  • Work closely with and manage both internal development teams and external integration partners to align project objectives, define discrete team deliverables, and ensure project milestones are achieved with high quality.
  • Develop resource strategies, allocating staff, tools and specialized support as necessary to ensure commitments are met.
  • Ensure appropriate and detailed project work plans are in place for all projects. Regularly review progress to ensure that projects are on schedule and within budget.
  • Integrate project activities with other IT functions such as data security, network operations, etc. to ensure successful project implementation.
  • Work closely with key stakeholders and other project team members to ensure that functional requirements and technical design specifications are prioritized, detailed and complete.
  • Adhere to SDLC and technology architecture requirements.
  • Contribute to architecture design principles and standards as appropriate.
  • Proactively identify and communicate potential problems and issues to IT Leadership team members as appropriate and identify alternatives and recommend / implement solutions as appropriate.
  • Ensure accurate project status and work estimates are routinely reported /communicated to in a timely fashion.
  • Regularly review ETCs to identify problem areas and ensure issues are addressed effectively.
  • Effectively communicate with stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle. Ensure issues are analyzed, discussed and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Identify risk mitigation steps and recommend actions to address project issues. Ensure risks and issues are managed to closure.


  • Hold a PMP Certification(or comparable PMI education certificate)
  • Have a BS/BA in MIS, Computer Science, Business or Mathematics
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in leading application/software projects, project management and functional requirements analysis.
  • Experience managing projects with a high degree of backend integration and experience managing enterprise software implementation projects (both packaged software and custom-development projects) in a large enterprise environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of integration strategies and testing requirements.
  • Previous technical background in some discipline of IT (development, quality assurance, support, etc.)
  • Demonstrated competency in managing resources, tasks, contracts, scope, and budgets for large projects in the context of large, enterprise-wide technology initiatives.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead; ability to work in a team oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to adapt to changing priorities and/or projects.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of people at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong analytical and product management skills including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into functional business requirements, application and operational requirements.
  • Experience leading technical solution design and developing detailed project plans including allocation / scheduling of tasks for project team members.
  • Experience and demonstrated competency with Microsoft Project and Visio.

Nice to have:

  • CRMexperience with backend application integration from CRM to other business/enterprise applications.