Project Manager

Valtech  •  Plano, TX

Less than 5 years experience  •  Software

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/29/17
Plano, TX
Less than 5 years experience
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/29/17

This role will be a hands-on project manager, responsible for executing strategies and ensuring organizational and client expectations are being satisfied.  There will be an expectation of collaborating with the team to identify the approach, deliverables, schedule and tools to deliver the project within established constraints.  The project manager will be the client point-of-contact for project-related issues and will work with/support other members of the Valtech team to obtain and document client sign-off at key points during the project. The project manager will be responsible for ensuring that these projects meet or exceed internal team & client expectations and are delivered on-time and on-budget.

Otherresponsibilities of the project manager include:

  • Advocating and educating others on Agile best practices
  • Developing, maintaining, reviewing and/or disseminating all project documentation 
  • Defining, managing and controlling project scope and the change control process
  • Contributing to content and presentation of deliverables
  • Raising and maintaining awareness of all project issues and risks
  • Estimating project costs and timelines around multiple disciplines involved with project delivery
  • Assisting with efforts to support product development, proofs-of-concept, and requests from business development (RFP responses)
  • Assisting with Valtech internal initiatives for the project management discipline, the Dallas office, and Valtech North America

This role is based in Valtech’s Plano, TX office and will require some business travel (10-20%).

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years’ experience managing technical projects, ideally in a consulting firm or digital agency
  • Agile methodology expertise, with recent and verifiable experience managing Agile projects
  • Expertise managing backend development projects (Java or .NET)
  • Experience with product development and production support
  • DigitalMarketing platforms experience helpful
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Project documentation expertise
  • Deep knowledge of project management tools
  • Exposure to contract negotiation/review 
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