Project Manager (Remote) in Austin, TX at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  1048877


Job Type: Contract 
Contract Length: 6 Months 
Location: REMOTE 
Pay Rate $55-60/hr
 

Only if below qualifications are met, please send resume in Word format to mramirez@apexsystems.com 
Background:
Our client is a blockchain-based platform that delivers a simple, powerful, and secure means of exchange. Client can provide everything companies need to build applications at scale, including APIs, a stable token, and a records-transaction component. Unlike other blockchain solutions that focus solely on payments, the solution is capable of securing any credential, skill, donation, payment, achievement, or other data log that needs to be recorded and tracked.
Position Summary:
 
This role will be managing the daily activities within various projects that span across the entirety of the client’s and customers business. These projects are cross functional in nature and this role will be responsible for working directly with leadership, functional teams, key individuals, and potential partners.
CORE SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES
 

  • Extraordinary communication, both written and oral; including detailed note keeping and documentation
  • Excellent organization, especially dependency and expectation management
  • Familiarity and comfort with high-technology ecommerce and IT environments

 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 Business Relationship Management
  • Develop communication plans, interfaces, and protocols to actively engage customers and business partners.
  • Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria.
  • Brief stakeholders on assigned initiatives.
  • Provide accurate forecasts of performance to relevant business stakeholders.
  • Communicate project and program progress to key constituents.

 
Project Delivery
 
  • Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered.
  • Define and create project plans for projects, portfolio, prioritization and implementation.
  • Manage all aspects of the project life cycle, and work with team members to oversee all phases of project completion.
  • Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Manage scope to ensure agreed parameters (time, cost, and/or quality) are met.

 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
 Soft skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical-thinking skills
  • Strong team leadership skills
  • Ability to influence, motivate, and mobilize teams and business partners
  • Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, and unpredictability
  • Excellent task management, organization, and team collaboration skills
  • Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Sound business and technology acumen

 
Technical skills
  • Proficient with Project Management Tools. (e.g., industry-standard tooling for project scheduling, spreadsheets, electronic communications, flow-charting)
  • Knowledge and familiarity with common current software development and delivery stacks, including Microsoft, Amazon, iOS, Andriod, and ecommerce technology, etc.
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of project management and SDLC methodologies and tools (i.e., Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)

 
Education/Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Five years plus in similar positions at a fast-growing company
  • PMI, Six Sigma, ITIL certification, or other project management certifications or equivalent hands-on experience

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.