Project Manager - Data Warehouse

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Quincy, MA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 256 days ago

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We are looking for Project Manager ? Data Warehouse for our client in Quincy, MA

Job Title: Project Manager ? Data Warehouse

Job Location: Quincy, MA

Job Type: Contract ? 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

?US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.? 

Job Description:

  • The client seeks an experienced Information Technology Program Manager to lead and manage a group of project managers in the client data warehouse (DW). 
  • This position requires both project managementexperience as well as familiarity with data warehouse principles.
  • The selected candidate will have a proven record of strong communication, supervisory, and management skills.
  • The responsibilities of the client DW Program manager will be to institute a project management methodology and structure that is a hybrid of Agile and waterfall project management.
  • The client DW currently utilizes some standard documentation but wishes to review and update both their templates and procedures.
  • Key goals for this position are to streamline intake requests and create a prioritization structure that aligns with business goals.
  • The client DW program manager will work with existing project managers, project owners and leads to review their daily work and practices.
  • The client DW program manager will also function as a project manager.
  • Project management duties will include but are not limited to:
  • Overseeing multiple projects to ensure proper management
  • Managing project sprints
  • Defining user and team member roles
  • Coordinating and monitoring activities to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Managing the creation of user requirements and deliverables
  • Procuring approvals as needed and promoting use of industry best practices
  • The PM will report project status to DW Management, Senior IT and Business management.
  • Communications will include the articulation of impediments, risk analysis, risk mitigations, timeline and budget impacts.

Duties:

  • Work with client DW project managers and executive staff to create project management standards
  • Communicate and manage implementation of project management standards
  • Work with IT and business stakeholders to develop and implement detailed project plans
  • Lead efforts to define project requirements with key business stakeholders
  • Closely manage project development process to include monitoring project scope and change control processes
  • Ensure all project documentation is prepared in accordance with agency standards and published in a timely fashion
  • Coordinate project activities for adherence to project plan and agency standards and policies
  • Follow a comprehensive defect tracking process to ensure all testing efforts are performed locally as well as with other teams and are documented
  • Report on project status, risks and mitigation strategies on a weekly basis to application stake holders and senior management as required
  • Identify key risks and their impact on the project
  • Ensure effective communication between non-technical and technical teams
  • Monitor results against established timelines, deliverables, tasks, dependencies and associated technical specifications
  • Adhere to established Commonwealth policy and procedures with respect to project management methodology quality assurance and other related standards

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum (5) five years of extensive hands-on experience managing multiple high profile projects concurrently with full development, implementation and financial accountability. 
  • Minimum (5) five years of IT experience in data warehouse management
  • Expert knowledge of project management methodologies across the IT spectrum
  • Expert knowledge of data warehousing concepts and best practices
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact with technical and non-technical staff across multiple agencies conveying complex technical concepts in simple business terms.
  • Knowledge of and experience with commonly used project and office related software (i.e., Microsoft Office-Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project and otherproject management tools)
  • Familiarity with business analysis principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with software development and testing life cycle
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and flexibly adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor?s degree in business or a related technical field
  • Experience managing resources under a matrix reporting structure
  • Experience with Conflict resolution, consensus building and mediation skills
  • PMP ?Project Management Professional Certification
  • CSM ? Certified Scrum Master