Product Development Project Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations



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Title:  Product Development Project Manager

Job Description & Responsibilities

The company’s Advanced Communications Product Development group is looking for a Project Manager to join the product team, providing direction to a cross functional team responsible for engineering, IT integration, business operations, support and maintenance of Voice over IP product area. This individual should be an energetic self-starter with a strong technical background and broad experience in product development management as well as domain knowledge in IP telecommunications. 

  • Drive complex projects and programs to achieve targeted and measured business goals and key objectives. 
  • Coordinate and schedule resources across multiple organizations to align project requirements with business goals and objectives. 
  • Identify, monitor, report and escalate project-related issues to achieve timely resolution. 
  • Develop and implement corrective action plans to mitigate impact to project schedules and overall business objectives. 
  • Utilize project tracking tools and systems to accurately document milestones completions, project issues, corrective action plans, project jeopardies, and overall project completions. 
  • Maintain excellent communication with Functional Team Members and Direct Management to ensure early identification of issues a timely reporting of status. 
  • Interface with the sponsors, users, and all other stakeholders to determine and understand their business requirements and objectives of new projects and/or work requests 
  • Acts as a Value Team Facilitator (VTF) in an Agile development environment. 
  • Authors and analyzes Agile Epics and User Stories 
  • Serves as a stakeholder for platform architecture and engineering 
  • Manages coordination with various labs 
  • Responsible for end-to-end business processes: development, analysis, maintenance 
  • Manages IT Engagement: Business and System Requirements, cost assessment, development, test planning, testing execution, production release 
  • Skills, Experiences, Knowledge

  • BS degree or equivalent experience in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline preferred 
  • Experience in Agile Software Development methodology 
  • Possess strong leadership skills to build partnerships beyond the team to our business partners, third party vendors and internal stakeholders 
  • Minimum eight years of related experience in IT business/systems analysis and/or IT solutions consulting 
  • Proven IT architecture and software design skills 
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills 
  • Understanding of communications applications; specifically Voice Over IP (VoIP) 
  • Understanding of underlying networking fundamentals: routing, switching, access control, security 
  • Ability to understand complete IT architectures and work with IT to design and develop systems that support the business processes 
  • Must be able to run effective meetings with local and remote attendees, attendees from many time zones and cultures using multiple collaboration tools 
  • Vendor management: working with legal and procurement to establish and maintain effective relationships with vendors, including contract negotiation 
  • Strong presentation skills aimed at aligning technical solutions with business value 
  • Relevant certification(s) such as PMP 
  • Nice-to-have skills/experiences

  • Master’s degree in technical discipline 
  • Voice Over IP design and development

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