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Technical Project Manager (Agile, Scrum)

Company: Orchestra Technology
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Application Development Technical Project Manager (Agile, Scrum)Location: Philadelphia, PAStart Date : ASAP/OnsiteJob Description: Summary:Looking for a Technical Program Manager responsible for managing Releases for CPE Products. Facilitates across functional teams to clearly define scope and major milestones of assigned programs. Accountable for documenting release status and appropriate communications. Objectively identifies and analyzes project risk and seeks recommendation for path forward from appropriate group. Ability to drive and manage high performance teams creating highly reliable and robust systems software. Ability to operate in uncertainty, adapt quickly and move forward pro-actively is paramount in this fast-paced and constantly evolving environment.Top three MUST HAVE skill sets (technical) that are required?a. Agile Methodologyb. JIRA Experiencec. Telecommunication Industry knowledged. Knowledge of DevOps model when dev and test work in parallel to get a feature developed and tested.Responsibilities:--- Responsible for enacting Scrum values and practices, ensuring the correct use of Scrum process--- Work cross-functionally to effectively guide projects from concept to deployment and facilitate cross-functional meetings guiding large project teams--- Works with engineering and/or product leads to prioritize/maintain backlog; drives requirements definition & discussion--- Develops and communicates detailed requirements; reduces cost and time to market by clarifying scope and preventing waste--- Serves as the product's representative and advocate--- Ensures that development team is focused on achieving business outcomes and doing the most important work--- Oversees the release plan so product & program stakeholders have clarity and confidence in what will be released & when so they can make informed tradeoffs--- Facilitate information transfer and communication between the engineering teams to optimize the team's ability to make the right decisions--- Identify competing priorities throughout the program Lifecyle and engage leadership as appropriate--- Identify risks in product development and works with delivery owner to optimize product success--- Facilitate cross-functional decision-making, negotiation and issue resolution for topics with various levels of complexity and sensitivity--- Serves as the delivery owner, responsible for a successful delivery and raising any concerns or issues to leadership--- Be able to provide a weekly read out to executive stakeholders on program updates--- Be able to establish a trusted partnership with critical stakeholders in functional areas across the Enterprise to ensure successful delivery--- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance--- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned--- Ability to effectively communicate with 3rd Party Vendors and drive/track their deliverables to ensure overall program goals are achieved--- Manage daily release backlog with onsite and offshore RM teams. (Approvals, Merge)--- Work with Dev and QA PMs to make sure release targets and weekly release is on track.--- Engage with Program PMs on weekly basis to make sure Release Management is aligned with their communication and expectation.--- Engage with OEMs on weekly basis to make sure OEM expectations in terms of RelQA test results and any other special build requests are tracked.--- Engage with internal partners (RA/PLUI) and other teams to make sure daily builds are being distributed to various channels (Racks, I-5, I-20, Canary channels etc).--- Communicate the Release announcement and Release Notes to OEMs and Program.--- Support this effort for three vendors for more than 10 different release builds on weekly basis.Requirements:--- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience--- Strong written, verbal communication and collaboration skills--- Hands on experience with project management tools: Jira, Confluence, MS Project, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Word--- Independent problem-solving, critical thinking skills and risk management experience--- PMP certification a plus--- Understanding of the systems/architectures that combine to deliver software services--- Project management experience in a technical software organization with an agile methodology focus--- Demonstrated capacity to handle additional responsibility for multiple, parallel efforts and solid facilitation skills--- A dynamic personality that can quickly establish trust and rapport at all levels of the organization--- Energetic, team oriented, and eager to learn

Keywords: Orchestra Technology, Philadelphia , Technical Project Manager (Agile, Scrum), Executive , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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