Sr Project Lead in Cary, NC at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  826063

One of our top clients in Cary, NC has an opening for a Senior Project Lead. If interested, please send the most up-to-date copy of your resume to Regan at


Seeking a senior Project Manager who has experience working on large scale IT programs (preferably software/web) that are fast-paced in a matrixed environment. Person must have strong communication skills, knowledge of PM tools, ability to juggle multiple priorities, and skills to communicate and present to senior executives. Person must also must have accountability traits and the ability to drive projects to closure against all odds.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Dynamic delivery leader adept at the fundamentals of management: leading, balanced with knowing when to intervene
  • Strong communication, proven experience with driving and execution of large scale programs in a heavily matrixed ecosystem
  • Strategic thinker with ability to effectively partner/manage multiple development teams and vendors, to deliver quality product and striving to produce excellence
  • Excellent influencing skills and ability to hold vendors and partners accountable on large initiatives
  • Tenacious and focused with the ability to assimilate quickly in a fast moving environment
  • Expert ability to assimilate to the PPM processes within the organization and creating an environment of continuous improvement through reflective communication
  • Rely on your developed ability to comprehend your role and responsibilities
  • Solid development background with delivering quality digital innovative products
  • Understanding emerging technologies and how it applies to the business.
  • Diverse experience with enterprise environments
  • PMP Certified

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Oversee various highly complex projects and coordinates the management of multiple related projects
  • Engages Project Management counterparts, customers and project stakeholders to ensure continued alignment with project
  • Demonstrated capabilities with traditional and hybrid methodologies
  • Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including all key stakeholders and vendors
  • Communicates with senior management regarding project status when needed
  • Assembles project teams, assigns individual responsibilities and identifies resources needed
  • Determines project scope and deliverables based on documentation and requirements supplied
  • Communicates with assigned resources to ensure on-time completion of planned tasks
  • Resolves project issues through direct action or escalation, when necessary * Implements Risk Management program to ensure that all risks are identified and appropriately mitigated
  • Facilitates project meetings and produces meeting minutes
  • Reports on project status using defined templates
  • Collaborates with project team to creates and maintains program & project documentation based on documentation and requirements supplied
  • Improve team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, mentoring, training and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure efficiency and boost morale
  • Leverages industry expertise to develop and implement program guidance, templates, and tools
  • Operates as an internal consultant directing the work of all levels of management

Environment Tech Stack:

SalesForce,Core Java, Design Patterns, Spring Framework (DI, MVC, DAO Support, WebFlow, Security), OpenJPA, DOJO Toolkit, Tymeleaf, WebServices (SOAP/REST), JUnit, WebSphere Application Server, JSON, microservices architecture and related technologies (Docker, Zuul, Eureka, Spring Boot), Hadoop