JOB DUTIES :
Project Administration and Oversight
Responsible for several various sized projects, including working with :
Architects, Managers and Team / Tech Coaches in cost estimating, release estimating and project staffing.
PM’s, Team / Tech Coaches to create detailed project roadmaps and managing change in project scope, schedule or resources.
Project team members to insure department best processes are followed and all required documentation is created and published.
Project stakeholders to determine requirements and set expectations.
Project support teams to deploy and operationalize outputs.
Must also :
Ensure that critical project issues / roadblocks are communicated upward and that mitigation plans are successfully executed.
Communicate project details to department management team, Architects, Capability Managers and / or Platform Consultants.
Advise Team Coaches on project resourcing decisions
Planning and Demand Management
Work with department management team, Architects, Capability Managers and Platform Consultants in prioritizing projects, tasks and issues.
Work with Team Coaches and Project Managers in making sure that project and story backlogs are fully hydrated and frequently groomed.
Partner with management peers, Quality team and PM’s to plan the scope of future releases.
Work with PMO team to develop monthly resource forecasts and yearly project roadmap.
Work with the department management team, Architects, and technical leads to set the technical and architectural direction for the team.
Ensure that design and approaches fit in with the larger architectural strategy and all technical standards are being followed.
Ensure that all security and compliance guidelines and standards are being followed.
Engage team on customer support issues as needed.
May represent the team in communicating the progress and status of major incident investigations.
Manage a group of software development engineers including full-time staff and contractors. Duties include :
Provide career development and mentoring for staff and direction for skill improvement initiatives.
Provide strong technology thought leadership and innovative solutions for complex problems.
Champion and drive change successfully within the team.
Drive cyclical people-related processes including performance reviews and goal setting across the team.
Oversee employee performance, providing routine and honest feedback, recognition, and rewards.
Successfully recruit and hire the best talent for permanent and contracted positions.
Implement strategies that effectively retain talent.
Create staffing plans that maximize skill strengths, develop additional skills within the group, and keep staff motivated while meeting business goals.
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