Project Manager - .Net Technologies

Job description

1. Management: This is a management position – on the technical side. Various teams of software developers headed by Team Leads will be reporting to this position.

2. Client Handling: Client communication, co-ordination and Project requirement analysis and providing cost estimation, proper deployment of resources, managing project completion time for on time deliveries, etc.

3. Multi-tasking:Managing multiple projects in parallel and also some non-project activities like sales support.

4. Delivery: Overall responsibility of delivering the software project(s) as per schedule and within budget(s).

5. Marketing: Help sales by reading & understanding scope of Work in an RFP and prepare cost estimates for various bids & proposals. Marketing Support Activities including solution architecture, Data analysis, developing solution plan, coordinating with internal support teams like Transition/Data connectivity/BCP /Deal Financials /Proposal responses /Client presentations etc.

6. Quality: To ensure that organizational standards of Quality, Customer Satisfaction, Performance, and Efficiency are maintained.

7. SDLC:Our Projects involve complete Software Development Life Cycle. All activities including Project Kick-off, Systems Study, Analysis, FreezingApplication Specifications, selection of appropriate technology, program coding, testing, user training, User Acceptance Testing, Master Data Creation / Conversion, Go Live, and Software Maintenance, are to be managed by Project Manager. Customer interfacing is an important aspect of this position.

8. Documentation:Creation of all Technical Project Documents, including various user manuals in relation with CMMI audits, since we are a CMMI 5 company.

9. Scrum/Agile Methodology: Knowledge and experience of working with Scrum/Agilemethodologyand other best practices for project management is expected.

10. Technology: Hands-on experience on Microsoft technologies required .Net, MS-SQL. Further,capability to learn, adapt and use latest tools & technologies, software development platforms, databases, is needed.

11. Team Handling:Team handling, guiding and providing solution to Team Leads, Developers, and other employee reporting to this position.

12. Reviews: Position also involves facilitating solution reviews with internal stakeholders for Delivery / TGP /QA approvals.

Desired Candidate Profile

1. Qualification: Must be having a B.Tech. or MCA degree. Relevant post Graduation is desirable. Certification like PMP, Scrum, ITIL, and SCRUM will be added advantages.

2. Project Management Tool:Hand on with any of Project Management tool like JIRA, REDMINE, PRINCE2, MS Project

3. Experience:Minimum 10 years full time working experience with min 4 years into Project Management role for System Development/Integration, IT Application Development.

4. Last Position Held: Must beserving as a Project Manager, Technical guide and a Leader with hands on knowledge of Microsoft or Open Source technologies.

5. Quality of Experience:Proven experience in managing a team of technology professionals at different hierarchy levels (i.e. Software Developers, Technical Leads, Business Analyst, Solution Architect).Experience of managing multiple projects in parallel.

6. SDLC Experience:Rich experience on managing complete Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is required and not just an offshore programming project.

7. Business Applications: Must have basic knowledge of either the business processes (like Accounting, Inventory, Sales, Production Planning etc.) or on e-Governance projects of State or Central governments.

8. Customer Facing: Your role is current project(s) must require interaction with end-customers involving software delivery commitments to customers and flag issues appropriately. You must be acting as an interface between Application and Technology.

9. Others:

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines for timely deliveries.
  • Work with Senior Management team to define best practices for development and champion their adoption and at the same time.
  • Experience and ability to bring in software engineering life cycle best practices.
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals.
  • Expected to be capable of sitting down with engineers to constructively review designs and debug live production issues.
  • Communicate cross-functionally, collaborate with Business teams, Product managers, engineers and QA to plan, own and deliver solutions on time.
  • Risk plan and mitigation.
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