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Technical Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Core Responsibilities:
  • Work with the team to prioritize, plan and execute the development schedule for major product releases.
  • Drive development teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product owners, architects, engineers, and quality assurance.
  • Ensure deliverables across engineering teams are high quality and clearly documented.
  • Manage and appropriately escalate delivery impediments, risks, issues and changes tied to the product development initiatives.
  • Conduct daily stand up meetings and retrospectives at the end of each sprint, and ensure that the team is continuously learning from the past.
  • Manage and track team velocity, burndown and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports.
  • Perform hands-on reviews of product backlog, design solutions and test execution results in addressing delivery impediments or product quality issues. Look beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Six years technical project management experience managing IT software development projects.
  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred.
  • Experience managing Agile, Scrum, or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions that meet customer expectations for timeliness and quality.
  • Experience with healthcare industry software is strongly preferred, but not required.
  • Deep understanding of all aspects of software design with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility.
  • PMI and/or Scrum Master certification is a plus.
  • Experience with web services and open API development, as well as SOA concepts, is a plus.