Project Manager in Ann Arbor, MI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

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Job #:  842667

This is a DIRECT HIRE role with an online stock/trading firm in Ann Arbor, MI. This is an exclusive position only through Apex Systems, so apply today! Send resumes directly to Annie Toohey at atoohey@apexsystems.com.

Role:

The Data Team provides solutions to enterprise and line-of-business needs that involve making data more accessible, secure, high quality and valuable in terms of insights, better decisions and ultimate growing/sustaining the business.  From data warehousing to business intelligence and master data management, this team is constantly working to meet and exceed the needs of their business partners as they convert data into actionable insights for their clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with internal and external portfolio communication and improve transparency
  • Partner with business and technology owners to develop and maintain technology need demand/forecast
  • Assist in collecting issues and risks across projects in the portfolio. 
  • Help to gather metrics and measurements of portfolio results and health with accuracy, consistency, and data integrity
  • Assist in the maintenance of the business facing request portal and list of requested items currently in the portfolio, their status, and their cost/benefit projections

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Taking on two to three mid-size projects (project teams are about 10 people)
  • Example projects: implementing a new software solution, proof of concept project
  • Provide expertise to support the project team in the following areas:
    • Timeline planning and management
    • Identify, track, and resolve/escalate project impediments, issues and/or risks
    • Communications & status reporting
    • Running projects in Agile (SCRUM, Kanban style)
    • Scope Management
    • Deliverable Management
    • Resource Management
    • Risk Management
    • Vendor Management
    • Knowledge Management
    • Issue resolution and escalation

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years as a Project Manager
  • Experience with SharePoint and Jira
  • Scrum experience (maybe functioned as a Scrum Master in a past role, but not required)
  • Mixture of different types of projects—data center, infrastructure, application development…etc. (not all are required, just a mix)

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