Software Development Project Manager

JDA Software   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Technology

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5 - 7 years

Posted 42 days ago

Overview

The Project Manager will join our team to lead key development initiatives for our JDA Supply Chain applications. This includes all aspects of the project, from initial planning to final delivery with a focus on engineering quality. The ideal candidate will demonstrate exceptional leadership and innovation, with the technical aptitude to effectively lead project teams within the Agile Scrum methodology in a SaaS environment.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development, maintenance, and implementation of projects through a team
  • Complete end-to-end project management including release planning, delivery, monitoring progress, and reporting
  • Work with architects to ensure sound technical and functional designs
  • Manage the technical issues, coding, and processes to ensure delivery of the project
  • Facilitate cross team communication on reporting progress and resolving impediments
  • Identify project risks and define mitigation plans
  • Resolve impediments, and escalate when necessary
  • Ensure teams follow and adhere to Agile development processes and standards
  • Provide guidance, feedback, and coaching to the team
  • Attract, motivate, and retain talent

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of relevant work experience
  • 6 or more years experience in technical software development related activities
  • Experience with Agile development (Scrum or Kanban) and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Experience leading large scale initiatives across multiple areas/projects/regions
  • Experience collaborating with distributed teams
  • Experienced in people management and career pathing
  • Advanced knowledge and skills in technical leadership, engineering quality, continuous integration, and related best practices

Highly Desired Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience with SaaS and DevOps
  • Experience with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Ability to pick up new technology quickly
  • Experience working with customers to understand their requirements
  • Communication & stakeholder management skills
  • Problem solving skills for quick, yet sound issue resolution

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