IT Project Manager

Lakewood, CO 80215 | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 09/24/2021 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Proj Mgr/Analyst Job Number: 12169 Pay Range: 100000

Job Description

IT Project Manager

Direct Hire - $81K - $100K

Location – Denver, CO Metro area (On-site 1 day per week)


A Brief Overview

Plan and manage the delivery of Information Technology solutions coupled with business objectives to meet needs. This includes the creation and management of schedule, scope, resources, risk, and communication plans as they relate to project efforts, identify needed resources, assign individual responsibilities and tasks, and notify appropriate management if resource constraints will impact the timeline. The Analyst will focus on more complex work delivered by one or multiple agile teams, managing multiple efforts of various size, complexity, and type of work concurrently.


What you will do
  • Create and execute project plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Identify needed resources, assign individual responsibilities and tasks, and notify appropriate management if resource constraints will impact the timeline.
  • Manage scope and day-to-day operational aspects and report scope changes appropriately.
  • Utilize various project management methods and tools in order to ensure milestones and value delivery are on time.
  • Lead the team in discussion and documentation of lessons learned in the form of the retrospective.
  • Identify and analyze risks, create mitigation plans, and manage risks and issues as they occur.
  • Work as a liaison between vendors, sponsors, and teams to facilitate effective project management.
  • Resolve and/or escalate issues surrounding workflow in a timely manner.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry standard PM practices, especially as it relates to agile.
  • Perform basic business analysis when necessary when a separate business analyst is not involved.
  • Assist other Project Managers with issue resolution and best practices.
  • Pursue formal and informal educational opportunities to expand knowledge and improve skills.
  • Perform other duties and projects as assigned.
  • Understand and comply with all provisions of the Safety in the Workplace policy.

Minimum Requirements
  • Typically requires a bachelor' s degree in related field and a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
  • A combination of post-high school education, job related certification and related experience equivalent to 5 years may be considered in lieu of minimum requirements

Preferred Requirements
  • Bachelor’ s degree is preferred, master’ s degree in a related field is a plus
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) or other similar certification
  • Experience with JIRA or similar tool
  • Experience with various project methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban, and Waterfall
  • At least 2 years of Agile or IT Project Management experience with demonstrated success moving projects from concept through implementation

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent writing skills, to communicate information effectively to customers, sponsors, marketing, managers, and technical staff
  • Experience in planning meetings that include the right people and agendas that makes appropriate use of the scheduled time
  • Experience with identifying and managing risks and developing mitigation and contingency plans when appropriate
  • Ability to develop a working estimate based on inputs from all delivery team members
  • Proficient in the use of appropriate scheduling techniques (e.g. road mapping) used to determine and manage value delivery
  • Ability to identify stakeholders and establish and execute a communication plan for those stakeholders
  • Ability to track Delivery team performance
  • Proficient with analyzing delivery-related data in order to create metrics that will enable improved decision-making for the team and the organization
  • Ability to work independently and drive multiple efforts to completion simultaneously
  • Proven use of appropriate time management techniques (such as time boxing, to-do managers, etc...)
  • Ability to work effectively with a team to overcome challenges and conflicts
  • Demonstration of and belief in the agile mindset
  • Effective interpersonal skills, to help negotiate priorities and to resolve conflicts among stakeholders
  • Possesses a solid understanding of operational processes and procedures (i.e. Online Banking, Call Center, Fraud, etc.),
  • Skilled standard computer applications used in project management, such as Microsoft Office tools and Jira, along with the ability to learn new applications with minimal training
  • Ability to mentor and coach other Project Managers as needed
  • Basic familiarity with Business Analysis methods and concepts


Job Requirements

Project Manager PM Banking

Meet Your Recruiter

Marty Smith
Technical Recruiter - Contract Services

Marty was born and raised outside of Flint, Michigan and later attended Western Michigan University where he earned a degree in business administration and a minor in economics. After years in the resturant industry, Marty landed a job in IT staffing and hasn't looked back since.  His passion for learning technology combined with desire to help people find and navigate their professional carriers helped make this a truly rewarding career for for Marty.  Marty now resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and their young boy. 

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