Powertrain and Air Treatment Quality Manager

Management Science Associates Inc.

Powertrain and Air Treatment Quality Manager

Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    OVERVIEW: Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) is a diversified information management company that for nearly half a century has given market leaders the competitive edge in data management, analytics and technology. We are currently seeking an experienced Project Manager to work within an established PMO in our IT/OPS division. The successful candidate must have managed several software engineering projects and played an active role in the SDLC, including Design, Development, Estimating and Change Management. This position requires the ability to manage multiple software development projects. A working knowledge of project scheduling tools is required. Knowledge and experience in companies with data analytics or business intelligence departments/products as well as product ownership experience in related areas would be an advantage.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Lead teams of multi-disciplined personnel to develop and deliver software systems within guidelines for schedule, cost, quality and productivity, including hands-on work with team members or others in the division to help resolve technical issues
    • Managed team(s) in a software development/engineering group
    • Knowledge or exposure to Iterative Development, Agile with Scrum
    • Familiar with managing matrixed teams
    • Managed large scale projects, spanning years with multiple releases
    • Hands-on work with team members or others in the division to help resolve technical issues
    • Enforce and help evolve Project Management standards and processes
    • Apply technical knowledge and analytical skills to proactively identify and solve issues across projects
    • Full responsibility and accountability of project delivery
    • Apply knowledge of appropriate project management tools and techniques effectively
    • Facilitate project schedule development
    • Update and monitor schedule progress and implement remedial actions as appropriate
    • Collect and distribute project information to project stakeholders (status meetings and reports as appropriate)
    • Facilitate development and execution of Risk Management Plan
    • Ensure quality standards are satisfied
    • Enforce effective change control
    • Participate in customer meetings as required
    • Forecast resource requirements
    • Initiate procurement of necessary products and services
    • Manage stakeholder exceptions and project issues
    • Facilitate development of product roadmaps and align project work with strategic initiatives

    Required Skills

    • Requires a four-year degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Project Management, or related field, or equivalent experience
    • Product development and product management experience related to technology based solutions.
    • Minimum of ten years overall related information technology experience with at least three years of experience in development management or project management focused on large-scale software systems
    • Experience using an agile/iterative approach for product/project development and implementation efforts
    • PMP Certification highly beneficial
    • Strong people, communication and presentation skills including the ability to articulate and facilitate technical, business, clinical and analytical discussions across all disciplines
    • Ability to act independently, taking accountability for their and others work, yet communicate closely with management for status and direction setting
    • Experience 'wearing multiple hats” – i.e. a diverse set of responsibilities apart from purely being a Project Manager; Product Management or Product Ownership experience highly beneficial
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver a product to the marketplace
    • Demonstrated ability to salvage a troubled project
    • Strong background in one or more areas of a project including: software development, QA, business analysis, product support, systems integration, etc.
    • Experience managing medium to complex software product development project involving: workflow
    • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
    • Organized, detail-oriented problem solver, with good time management skills
    • Proficiency using Project Scheduling tools

    Required Experience

  • Qualifications
    • Requires a four-year degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Project Management, or related field, or equivalent experience
    • Product development and product management experience related to technology based solutions.
    • Minimum of ten years overall related information technology experience with at least three years of experience in development management or project management focused on large-scale software systems
    • Experience using an agile/iterative approach for product/project development and implementation efforts
    • PMP Certification highly beneficial
    • Strong people, communication and presentation skills including the ability to articulate and facilitate technical, business, clinical and analytical discussions across all disciplines
    • Ability to act independently, taking accountability for their and others work, yet communicate closely with management for status and direction setting
    • Experience 'wearing multiple hats” – i.e. a diverse set of responsibilities apart from purely being a Project Manager; Product Management or Product Ownership experience highly beneficial
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver a product to the marketplace
    • Demonstrated ability to salvage a troubled project
    • Strong background in one or more areas of a project including: software development, QA, business analysis, product support, systems integration, etc.
    • Experience managing medium to complex software product development project involving: workflow
    • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
    • Organized, detail-oriented problem solver, with good time management skills
    • Proficiency using Project Scheduling tools