Project Manager in Tampa, FL at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description



The Project Manager is responsible for project planning, organization and delivery for product development initiatives under the guidance of the respective Product Director.

Essential Functions

  • Work with senior stakeholder to clearly understand the business objectives of new initiatives
  • Facilitate the estimating process for a newly approved software development initiative
  • Developing a viable plan to deliver a newly approved software development initiative with input from key stakeholders, software engineering and quality assurance leadership
  • Identifying resources required to support the project plan and working with the Product Director to schedule the appropriate resources
  • Managing a software development initiative from approval to final release
  • Ensuring the Release Management process and schedules are followed by the project team
  • Developing the appropriate project tracking and status reporting mechanisms to deliver the project on time and on budget
  • Communicating tasks, timelines and logistics to internal and external team members
  • Scheduling prioritized software product backlog across the respective Product team, in balance with ongoing software development initiatives
  • Setup and maintenance of software development projects in company project systems
  • Attendance at critical implementation meetings, including workshops, testing sessions and steering committee meetings per the project plan
  • Completing weekly timesheets and expense reports on a timely basis
  • Completion of Project Status reporting on a timely and regular basis
  • Keeping immediate Supervisor and Product Director informed of all relevant issues and concerns along with identifying potential mitigating steps
  • Fostering a positive and team oriented working environment for the respective Product team
  • Compliance with all Company and Group policies and procedures


Skills & Competencies

Need Solid to Advanced abilities for the below:

• Proven experience in delivering at least three complex distributed systems (ERP, custom-built, Business Intelligence) from requirements to production in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) environment

• Architectural Knowledge of the Microsoft Azure Big Data environment

• Excellent presentation skills with the ability to develop professional and compelling collateral

• Strong organizational skills, with the ability to effectively prioritize and multi-task

• Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal

• The ability to motivate a team to perform

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with a high aptitude to learn

• Knowledge and experience with software development methodologies including waterfall and agile.

• Ability to identify and formulate mitigation strategies for project dependencies, issues and risk

• Ability to work successfully in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment

• Proficiency in all Microsoft Office Products

• Experience using JIRA or Azure Dev Ops

• Awareness of Earned Value Management concepts



Education or Prior Work Experience



• Bachelor's degree

• +10 years in software development project management

• 3 to +5 years in software development technical project management in the delivery of Analytics or AI/ML commercial products

    • Multi Tenancy
    • Near Real Time Data Pipeline and Change Data Capture
    • Full lifecycle data management and data governance
    • High concurrency Data Warehouse architecture
    • Integration Application Security
    • Data Security
    • Power BI Dashboards
    • Performance Testing
    • Services Provisioning and Monitoring