Technical Project Manager

US-GA-Alpharetta
Job ID
37901
Function
Operations

Overview

The Technical Project Manager oversees the end to end delivery of projects through custom Agile/Scrum process that Zebra employs. The technical PM also takes on the role of a Scrum Master on the project. Coordinates departmental or cross-functional teams, focused on delivering new or upgraded existing products or services in a fully Agile environment. Responsible for all the aspects of the Agile process fully utilizing Jira as the agile management tool. Ensures that the quality is built in to the overall execution of the Agile Process and is not an afterthought.

Responsibilities

  • Works with the product management team and the SMEs to understand the requirements and create the Epics and Stories
  • Works closely with the Program Manager to provide statuses, align with the overall program goals
  • Motivates project team to ensure optimal performance.
  • Works with the development team to facilitate all the cadences of the Agile methodology
  • The technical PM has past Web development experience to understand the actual work involved in stories/Epics, how to sequence them, how to structure them and how estimations are done etc.
  • Understands the technical aspects of the PBIs (Stories and Epics) and provides guidance to the development team where necessary and engages the Architecture team as needed
  • The technical PM will be responsible for the delivery of the project with the highest quality and in a timely fashion

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience managing product engineering and software projects, including delivering big data solutions and software development
  • 5+ years of experience managing projects using Agile, Kanban and six Sigma methodologies
  • Must have at least 5 years of web application development experience using Java/J2ee, Angular JS, Javascript,  and the ecosystem
  • Experience managing large scale BigData projects and or AWS cloud based projects is a must
  • Ability to work on multiple projects, all complexity levels, in an environment with changing priorities
  • Has a track record of building and retaining high performance technical teams
  • Good understanding of big data components and architecture and data analytics environment is a plus
  • Ability to promote QA Automation and affinity to work with QA Automation Teams
  • An exceptional communicator who can work effectively in a technical environment as well as in a non-technical business user community
  • Highly organized and able to maintain a vast number of relationships across the organization
  • Passion to keep up with big data community and cutting-edge technology
  • PMP, CSM preferred
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline

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