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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