Job Description - Senior Project Manager (162474)
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Senior Project Manager
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Experian Consumer Services – Careers that define what the next Big Data thing is for consumers.
What could be more exciting – personally and professionally – than being part of a “disruptive” business? Consider taking your career to the next level by joining the Leader that continues to disrupt the competition. As the “disruptor” and market leader we pride ourselves on building new markets, leading the pack through continuous evolution and innovation. It’s a position Experian Consumer Services has enjoyed for more than a decade and we’re always looking for the talent that can help expand that lead.
These days, the “next big thing” is often “the next Big Data thing.” Experian Consumer Services offers an opportunity to lead the charge in turning consumer data into something people use and value every single day. We live in a world where information is a means to improving lives and we challenge our team to do just that: improve lives with our products.
It’s a holistic, 360○ approach that requires aggressive, fast, scalable development that encompasses the cloud, mobile, security, e-commerce, automation, and lots and lots of data. We operate in a culture that focuses on the future, learns from the past and collaborates to deliver high-value solutions that meet consumer needs right now.
When you’re the leader, it’s always urgent, important and market-changing. We think that defines the true “disruptive” business. Join us and create some chaos for the competition.
Experian is seeking a Senior Project Manager for the team that supports the UK Progamme. The Senior Project Manager will direct project management functions for the development and execution of major business unit projects, including scope definition, scheduling, human resource and material planning and allocation, risk management planning, cost and budget management and project quality assurance. He/she will establish and implement consistent project management methodology and tools to ensure business unit projects are completed within time and budget constraints as well as ensure that the department resources are driving at pace and consistently delivering superior client service.
The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for supporting enhancement and production support for our legacy applications. In addition, they will assist with project management for projects supporting our new platform on Amazon Web Services.
Great at knocking down roadblocks. You are a driver, a leader, a self-starter, self-motivated, self-directed and self-sufficient. At the same time you are very team oriented.
Experienced and savvy enough to work with external vendors, internal departments, and partners.
Assertive with a strong knowledge of and experience with iterative and agile development methodologies. Must be able to ensure agile concepts and principles are adhered to, must be the voice of reason, and must be able to work with your team to make tough calls when necessary.
Exceptional communications skills, written as well as oral, are an absolute must.
Demonstrated experience in managing large scale web applications or e-commerce projects/programs:technical software, off-the-shelf application integrations, migrations, etc.
Experience with Amazon Web Services and cloud implementation and service desired, but not necessary.
Experience with implementing enterprise Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a plus.
Ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment, wearing multiple hats in order to get things done.
Someone who has the attitude of transparency - must desire to bring transparency to the company and grow business trust.
Detail‐oriented and have the ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.
Ability to work across teams to deliver a high‐quality product.
Facilitate effective agile sprint ceremonies, including leading sprint planning, reviews, retrospectives and daily stand ups.
Coach teams and leaders on agile best practices, always looking for ways to improve productivity.
BA/BS degree required, BS in Computer Science or Engineering is desired.
Five years’ professional experience in a software project management or related role is required.
CSM, CSPO, PMI-ACP, or PMP desired.
Experience with Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Project and Project Server.
Experience working with distributed teams especially global teams.
Strong and demonstrated experience using the fundamentals of Agile development.
Demonstrated experience leading complex, technical projects.
Ability to interact with senior and executive management.
Excellent skills in communication and presentation of data.
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
United States-California-Costa Mesa
12/28/2016, 10:57:22 AM
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