IT Project Manager in San Mateo, CA at Jobs | Lyneer Staffing

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

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Job Description

Lyneer Staffing Solutions is seeking an IT project Manger for a client based in San Mateo, CA.
The Technical IT Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance; while adhering to existing standards and delivery processes. The Technical IT Project Manager will manage stakeholder relationships and ensure support and alignment to IT departmental roadmaps; manage project cost and forecasting, as well as vendor and departmental relationships. The Technical IT Project Manager will manage projects relating to IT Data Center Services / Infrastructure and DevOps information systems, networking, and telecommunications.

Principle Duties / Responsibilities:
* Lead and motivate Agile and Waterfall project teams for Enterprise projects
* Define and manage project scope and budget
* Assist in creating Agile and Waterfall increment project plans and schedules
* Assess risk - identify risk to project success
* Define metrics - identify measures for success related to delivery of the project
* Manage project delivery process
* Manage stakeholders' expectations and communications
* Communicate lessons learned, meeting minutes, project charts, project timelines, and best practices to group management
* Request approval for changes for IT projects
* Responsible for Project Review meetings to the Manager, Program Management
* Conduct team meetings, as required
* Work with the team to remove impediments
* Manage several concurrent high visibility projects using a blend of Agile and Waterfall
* Role of Scrum Master

Required Knowledge / Skill:
* Previous skills in an IT related field
* Experience with Agile project management of information systems, Active Directory, networking, and telecommunications
* Proficient at technical writing
* Experience with creating large project plans and working in a large Agile project management organization
* High proficiency with verbal and written communications
* Ability to quickly adapt and respond to shifts in project/program
* Previous skill as a Scrum Master

Qualifications:
Required Experience / Education:
* Degree or equivalent certification
* 4+ years in Information Technology
* Proven skills as a technical writer

Preferred Experience / Education:
* Bachelor's Degree
* 2+ years in Infrastructure as an IT Project Manager
* PMI PMP or Scrum certification
* Experience with SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise)

Job Specifications
Freedom to act:
* Work is accomplished without task level directions
* Has significant latitude in developing roles and responsibilities for project
* Ability to manage change and direct or change task
* Responsible for communications with no oversight

Problem complexity:
* Use creativity and experience to resolve complex problem and/or issues
* Use judgment and knowledge of policies and best practices to complete projects
* Has the ability and experience to influence stakeholders and project team to resolve issue

Level of impact:
* Has significant impact to multiple organizations if projects are not completed on time using standard IT policies and best practice.

Working conditions:
* Some travel required (15%)