Senior IT Project Manager

Confidential Company  •  Boston, MA and 2 other locations

8 - 10 years experience  •  Government

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17 by Ahtisam Shaikh
Confidential Company
Boston, MA
8 - 10 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17 Ahtisam Shaikh

Job Title: Project Manager Technical Lead (Job # 17-006)

Location: Boston, MA 02108

Duration: 12+ months (Strong possibility for an extension)


  • Lead a high priority project through the full lifecycle of a project using SCRUM/Agile methodologies.
  • Delivering project results predictably, on time and on budget.
  • Providing regular project progress measures and status reporting.
  • Mentoring others in project management and offers various problem-solving tools to guide people, processes and outcomes
  • Manage the successful execution of IT projects impacting thousands of operations personnel
  • Interface, on a daily basis, with business leaders, individual contributors and a variety of IT personnel to ensure proper scope, resource allocation and dependencies are being addressed
  • Coach and lead cross-functional project teams made up of internal and vendor IT resources
  • Oversees the evaluation of business and system requirements (user stories) and project related research on business and technical trends and dependencies
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate business and technical objectives as they relate to project goals
  • Conduct project and iteration planning to deliver high-value solutions incrementally
  • Estimate projects using multiple techniques to arrive at realistic schedules
  • Oversee timely execution of work effort from project team
  • Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and required tasks, providing early visibility to schedules/milestones that are at risk
  • Independently manage day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of multiple work streams with the project
  • Leads project meetings and coordinates and facilitates communications with management and across teams
  • Manage project budget, scope and internal customer expectations
  • Manage changes during and after project implementation
  • Collect and analyze metrics to enable and lead continuous improvement of processes


  • 7-10 years of progressive experience as a Project Manager on projects where Information Technology was a primary component
  • Formal traditional and/or agile project management experience and expertise
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or relevant work experience
  • Ability to work collaboratively with business and IT professionals
  • Ability to communicate clearly, confidently and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to facilitate meetings and workshops in person and remotely
  • Ability to think and act analytically and strategically, solve problems and recommend approaches and solutions
  • Ability to act in a proactive and consultative manner with business partners
  • Ability to think creatively and to inspire others to do so as well
  • Experience in IT Operations, ITIL and/or ITSM processes and methodologies
  • Experience mentoring and coaching with practical experience coaching projects on agile adoption and implementation
  • Experience in client-facing roles and relationship building to develop a strong understanding of the business
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