SWC Technology Partners

  • Software Project Manager

    Job Location US-IL-Oak Brook
    Status
    Exempt
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    SWC Technology Partners is searching for a Software Project Manager with experience in IT Solutions to join our Client Experience Practice.  This individual will work on a team of software developers, business analysts, quality assurance, functional design, and various members to manage project work to successful completion. This individual will be responsible for leading development discussion and overseeing customer’s needs to strive to build and maintain strong delivery as well as ensure client expectations are successfully met.   

    Responsibilities

    • Guide, manage and assist in multiple project-level efforts to apply, roll-out, configure various changes within multiple Methodologies
    • Perform gap and data analysis in support of identifying improvement opportunities
    • Lead meetings, create user stories and discovery workshops for custom IT solutions
    • Conduct current state assessments of business processes and supporting systems
    • Act as liaison between change requester and software development team. Address development team needs efficiently and effectively; create release timelines and plans; coach team on solution delivery, and risk mitigation
    • Lead, coach, educate, lead the team in applying concepts and principles and staying focused on quality, predictability, flow and velocity of development
    • Strong leadership skills facilitating meetings with developers by providing functional clarification and setting delivery expectations with team and client while also managing budget
    • Support the projects on-time delivery, find and eliminate impediments, actively address issues, and build a high-performing, continuous improvement team environment
    • Manage all time input and billing activities ensuring completion in a timely manner

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a related field to Computer Science
    • 3 - 8 years’ years of solid experience leading software development teams and coaching meetings with internal teams
    • Knowledge of the software development life cycle and demonstrate success leading multiple project teams to completion while mitigating risks
    • A track record of managing projects within a software solutions environment
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken, along with strong facilitation and collaboration skills
    • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Excels at operating in a fast-paced technical environment
    • Ability to solve problems, identify solutions, and appropriately escalate issues
    • Must be local to the Chicagoland area and have business experience
    • Must have legal authorization to work in the U.S. for any employer

    Perks of working at SWC:

    • Bragging rights – Check out our Awards!
    • 401K match
    • Career development – formal mentorship programs with assigned career advocate to assist with your training and growth
    • Comprehensive health and dental plans starting on Day One
    • SWC pays for technical certifications
    • Generous PTO and flextime schedule
    • Free onsite gym, quarterly massages, yoga classes and fun group competitions and outings! 

    SWC is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, gender transition, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

     

    Keywords:  Project Manager, Senior Business Analyst, Scrum Master, Agile, Methodology, Sprints, Facilitator, PowerPoint, PowerView, Tableau, Qlik, Balsamic, JIRA, User Experience, User Enablement, SharePoint, Net, Java, Data Visualization, Application Development, Software, Office 365, Custom Applications, Data Analytics, CRM, Cloud Strategy