Infrastructure / Technical Project Manager

Location: Pittsburgh

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Systems Project Manager will oversee projects of varying complexity. They will be expected to coordinate IT projects and ensure resources are assigned appropriate tasks to achieve project objectives. Responsibilities include project status reports, managing project schedules and meetings, identifying and resolving technical and business challenges associated with assigned projects. This role will identify and analyze solution requirements, define and manage project scope, risks, budgets and deliverables. It will also coordinate project activities and ensure all project phases are documented appropriately.

Primary Success Factors: • Manages projects according to the current Project Management Methodology and Systems Development Lifecycle including scope, schedule, budget, risk and resource management. • Collaborates with appropriate working team members to document estimates and project delivery dates, including a cost-benefit analysis where applicable. • Keeps project schedules accurate and updated on a weekly basis. • Communicates status to all stakeholders in a timely, clear and concise manner. • Assures necessary business analysis functions are accomplished such as documenting requirements, testing application functionality and recording process and data flow. • Develops a basic understanding of the application and the business domain related to the project. • Develops a basic understanding of the technical architecture and main components involved with the project. • Ensures the timely and accurate storing and versioning of project artifacts. • Tracks time spent on projects for accounting purposes when applicable. • Negotiates priorities with appropriate stakeholders when conflicts arise. • Manages the project budget and communicate variances with accuracy and in a timely manner. • Participates in software and service contract negotiations when applicable.

Required Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required • Four or more years of experience with hands-on, primary responsibility for project management required • Industry certification (PMP, CAPM) is a plus • Experience managing projects in the financial services industry • Experience executing projects utilizing both iterative and Agile project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, SAFe, hybrid) • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Ability to lead a diverse project working team • Ability to understand and apply technical concepts to business solutions • Ensure compliance with policies, procedures and regulations to ensure safe and sound business operations related to projects within the defined portfolio.

As a condition of employment, our company requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their hire date unless a medical or religious exemption is pre-approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regime (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine). New hires will be required to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status and submit proof of vaccination or documentation of a medical or religious exemption to be reviewed and approved prior to start date. New hires who are approved for medical or religious exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination will be subject to additional health and safety screening protocols.

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