Contract Project Manager - Test - PDS: Pairing Exceptional Talent With Exceptional Companies

Job Code: #10784
Title: Contract Project Manager – Test
Job Location: WVC, Utah

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Job Description:

PDS has an immediate need for a Project Manager.  Management of Test Strategy and experience in the Financial Industry will be critical.

Description

Our client is looking for a Senior Project Manager, and the successful candidate will be key in communicating with Test, Model Bank Rollout, Tech Readiness, and the Program Management Team for the key project in regards to technology transition.
 
The ideal candidate for this position will have the skills and experience necessary to:
 
  • Be responsible for the management and overall coordination, status reporting and stability of a variety of enterprise wide projects
  • Established and implement project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations
  • Be responsible for assembling project plans, teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis
  • Identify resource needs, performs quality reviews, accesses and mitigates risk
  • Escalate functional quality and timeline issues appropriately
  • Track costs, key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers
  • Coordinate communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed
  • Design, implement, evaluate and audit project management processes and templates
  • May work closely with internal departments and outside vendors to ensure project completion
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

 

  • Requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or related degree
  • 6+ years of experience in project management
  • A combination of education and experience may meet requirements
  • Experienced in project managing large test efforts for financial institutions, including:
    • In concert with the test manager, be responsible for implementing the test strategy
    • Management of the process of test case creation
    • Tracking of defects, bugs, driving these to resolution
    • Coordination of daily stand-ups, calls
    • Providing comprehensive reporting on testing progress, including all needed metrics to clearly indicate test progress and health
    • Working within the context of a test center of Excellence (desired, but not required)
  • Experience with requirements repositories, test case repositories, tools
    • Rational Clearquest experience desired
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Adaptable, flexible, and experience with tight deadlines

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