IT Project Manager

5 - 7 years experience  • 

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/16/18
San Diego, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 04/16/18

W451391

Job Description

The Project Manager position acts as Scrummaster for our Rapid Release team working closely with our internal lines of business in prioritizing and resolving product reported issues in our production environment. This individual will have exceptional communication, organizational and analytical skills in the management of work items for this team. This position requires an experienced individual passionate about delivering high quality work from a wide-span of business needs and includes a high degree of latitude, judgment and autonomy to accomplish the goals and objectives. Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in and 5years of experience as a project manager or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. In-depth knowledge of software development practices and information systems and ability to identify, apply, and implement best practices. Understanding of key business processes and competitive strategies related to the IT function. Ability to plan and manage projects. Ability to solve complex problems by applying best practices. Ability to provide direction to the scrum team. Ability to interpret and convey complex, difficult, or sensitive information. Preferred Requirements: Bachelor’s degree and 6years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Banking or financial services experience. Project Management certification. Agile or Six Sigmaexperience. Previous experience using Team Foundation Server (TFS) or another change control system such as JIRA.

 

SEEKING EXPERIENCED PROJECT MANAGER

Highly competitive annual salary & corporate benefits

"This is by far the best online loan experience I have ever had. Your site is easy to understand and navigate, the loan application process was flawless."

 

We get these kinds of emails almost every day from our customers. Do you want to join a fun, enthusiastic team that works together to deliver service that is guaranteed to be excellent? Does being a part of a fast-growing company based in downtown San Diego appeal to you?

Join the LightStream team!  Every day at LightStream, an online lending division of SunTrust Bank and a top consumer lender in the Fintech industry, our operation teams provide applicants with loans up to $100,000 for virtually any purpose, at highly competitive rates. 

We are currently seeking a multi-faceted individual to add to our growing team who has experience in working in an agile environment.

Responsibilities include:

•    Work closely with the Operations, Marketing, Business Development, Accounting, Development and Quality Assurance departments acting as Scrum Master for the Rapid Release team.  
•    May act as business systems analysts. This includes resolving ambiguities and conflicting business and technical requirements.
•    Fulfills the role as first responder for urgent/emergency issues that arise and performs and facilitates root cause analysis sessions when needed.
•    Manages the business and IT relationship which includes facilitation of the business priortization process.
•    Ensures Legal and Compliance review when needed.  
•    Planning & facilitating User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and Training
•    Acts as Change Control Administrator for Rapid Release team deployment to production. 


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in and 5years of experience as a project manager or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

In-depth knowledge of software development practices and information systems and ability to identify, apply, and implement best practices. 

Understanding of key business processes and competitive strategies related to the IT function. 

Ability to plan and manage projects. Ability to solve complex problems by applying best practices. 

Ability to provide direction and mentor less experienced teammates. 

Ability to interpret and convey complex, difficult, or sensitive information.

 


Preferred Requirements:•    Ability to come up to speed on company’s product, business processes and business domain knowledge in a reasonable time frame.
•    Ability to work independently while being an integral part of a team environment.
•    Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
•    Strong organizational skills and attention to details.
•    Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize work as unforeseen events occur.
•    Highly developed analytical skills.
•    Ability to interact with diverse personalities and gain concensus.
•    Proven ability to handle multiple tasks.
•    Knowledge of Scrum and agile methodologies.

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