Agile Technical Project Manager


Auburn Hills, Michigan

22 days ago

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Agile Technical Project Manager
Auburn Hills, Michigan

22 days ago

Job Description

Agile Technical Project Manager
Auburn Hills, Michigan 48326
6+ Months
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Foster an environment of cooperation and collaboration with Brand, Department, Division and Group and Corporate management, business leaders, stakeholders, and ITPO as it pertains to the client.
  • Responsible for the up-time and availability of the client's telematic solution and its supporting applications.
  • Coach, mentor, develop and lead a best-in-class development team capable of delivering excellent results through agile iterative development methodologies to solving complex technical and business challenges in the area of the division.
  • Report to senior executives on the progress of individual projects and the overall program.
  • Participate in the creation of project budgets for the individual project components, and prepares cost estimates for the program based on this information.
  • During the life cycle of a program, manage the program budget to conform to policy, and developing processes for requesting, spending and reporting expenditures and be accountable for the programs financial performance.
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion in overall project management by prioritizing, planning and tracking project progress.
  • Leading technical decisions and solutioning to minimize the duration and severity of business impacts leveraging ITIL standards, and to ensure up-time and stability SLAs are achieved.
  • Interface with application developers to coordinate systems implementation and releases.
  • Provide high quality service to our business customers as a primary support contact for our applications.
  • Collaborate with Product Management and business owners in defining the Product Vision including strategies for utilizing and managing incoming data.
  • Provide technical direction through the outlining of “stories” and sprints to the development team supporting the customer web portal, Liferay platform, architecture, technical solutions and code.
Education and Years of Experience:  
  • 8+ years of experience
Required and Desired Skills/Certifications: 
  • Highly knowledgeable and practical expertise in Agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban), execution of Agile ceremonies and events (Sprint Planning, Stand-up, Refinement, etc), Agile artifacts (Sprints, Backlogs) and high level of proficiency in Agile tools (Confluence, JIRA, Visio, Azure Dev Ops, etc.).
  • Manage cross-functional team of Developers, Analysts, DevOps, and QA resources, with experience in leading all phases of the software development lifecycle to ensure development and delivery is aligned with prioritized program roadmap targets and Release Management processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple high profile projects, mange team capacity and dynamics, mitigate risks, escalate and resolve roadblocks and provide transparency and tracking of all project progress and deliverables.
  • Exceptional leader and communicator, adept at fostering team collaboration and cultivating cohesive IT/Business partnerships, with an overarching responsibility to oversee, support and deliver high quality software to targeted markets.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $60.00/hr.