Job Details

  • Title: IT Software Project Manager
  • Code: RCI-18962
  • Location: Lake Forest, IL 60045
  • Posted Date: 11/29/2021
  • Duration: 9 Months
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  Job Description

Agile methodology (Scrum or Kanban)
PMP or Scrum Certification
5 years of project management experience.
JIRA, Confluence

IT Software Project Manager

  • This non-exempt position will develop, execute and manage R&D Software Projects within the defined scope.
  • Work with Management to establish project goals, objectives, and deliverables.
  • Software Development Projects include varying complexity and operating in an Agile framework.
  • The role requires the ability to work in an environment that is fast paced and to work autonomously and manage to aggressive delivery schedules.  

 

Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes R&D Software Projects per project plan, following Agile Software Methodologies. 
  • Run daily agile standups, follow-up on issues and remove blockers.  Conduct sprint retrospectives and sprint demos for stakeholders.
  • Ensures delivery per project schedule and budget.
  • Analyzes project risk and defines mitigation actions of identified risks.
  • Creates, manages, and updates project deliverables including technical and/or general project documentation. 
  • Coordinate resources to ensure project needs are addressed and effectively assign tasks and deliverables to team members.  Make decisions that impact project level activities.
  • Gather lessons learned and look for improvement opportunities, present project information and data to management and extended teams.

 

Position Accountability/Scope

  • Delivery of complex software products on time and on budget. 
  • Coordinate development efforts using Agile development frameworks such as Scrum or Kanban.
  • Proactively improves processes and fosters transparent communication amongst team.
  • Compliance with internal quality policies and procedures.

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline: At least five years’ experience in project management, business systems analysis, or system software development.
  • PMP Certification and/or Scrum Master Certification is preferred.
  • Experience in software development projects in a regulated industry (e.g., healthcare, telecommunications, defense).
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile methodologies (Scrum or Kanban).
  • Knowledge of regulations and standards affecting Medical device/In Vitro Diagnostic products preferred.
  • Knowledge of regulations and industry practices around health care privacy and security preferred.
  • Computer proficiency with MS Office Suite: Excel, SharePoint, Visio, Project and Power Point.
  • Working knowledge of Atlassian tool set (JIRA, Confluence) preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.