IT Project Manager

Information Technology
in Seattle
, WA
Reference: 19-04017
The senior-level technology program/project manager will own and drive multiple critical Technology Business Management (TBM) process improvement initiatives in Technology Finance and the Investment Portfolio Management; which will impact technology teams across our client’s Attractions Technology organization. This position is responsible for working with a wide stakeholder team to deliver large cross site solutions in a competitive, fast paced, collaborative, and multi-system environment. Program managers for our client must be able to see, articulate and build the big picture while still focusing on meeting critical and often tight delivery commitments. This is a hands-on program/project manager role with daily engagement with executive leadership.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working experience with Agile scaling frameworks, preferably SAFe
Preferred certifications:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Agile Certified Professional (ACP)
  • Safe Program Consultant (SPC)
  • Safe Agilist (SA)
  • Version One/JIRA Clarity tools project management
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills
Basic Qualifications:
  • Senior Level Technology Agile Project Manager (8 to 10 yrs+) of proven experience managing technology projects in a large matrix organization
  • Minimum 3 to 5+ years specifically managing mid to large complex technology projects using Agile methods/frameworks: Scrum, Kanban, XP
  • Proven experience with dependency management and cross team coordination of multiple SCRUM teams using Agile Ceremony Facilitation
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to gain agreement on scope, approach, assumptions, dependencies, risks, and budget
  • Manage approved program/project through the lifecycle, including change requests, issues management, risk management, and status reporting
  • Experience in managing Individual project budgets size: in the millions
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders and dependent projects to develop detailed program schedule or agile release plans
  • Own and drive organizational change management and the implementation of new company process improvement initiatives
  • Ability to understand and articulate complex technology requirements and milestones
  • Must exhibit strong interpersonal skill, with ability to work with a variety of personality types
  • Prior experience successfully managing technology Cloud/SaaS solution projects
  • Proven experience successfully managing end-to-end a vendor-based technology COTS solution
  • Proven experience working with complex and integrated technology systems; at an enterprise level with multiple integration partners
  • Able to successfully adapt, build relationship, and influence complex Business and Technology stakeholders
  • Proven PM experience managing projects with geographically dispersed teams
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven experience influencing and presenting to leadership
  • Excellent relationship builder
  • Experience working with diverse stakeholders with differing expectations
  • Must thrive working independently in a very fast-paced, results-oriented environment