• Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Date Posted: 5th May, 2020
  • Reference: 050520TP

Azure Technical Project Manager - Remote - $110,000 - Permanent

Azure Technical Project Manager - Remote - $110,000 - Permanent

Why You?

Are you a self-starter, responsible for working with internal and external teams to build out work plans, ensure execution on project deliverables that drive continued project momentum, and overall to ensure satisfactory completion of software and cloud project engagements? Do love Azure?

What Will You Do?

  • Manage the overall Project Management Life Cycle, delivery schedule/calendar and communication to internal and customer teams on project status and work streams that are in flight.

  • Lead and facilitate meetings with project stakeholders from all levels, including business relationship meetings and technical team meetings to determine progress, and facilitate resolution to questions or challenges.

  • Set up product iterations/sprints and manage delivery using Azure DevOps boards and backlogs.

  • Leverage Agile practices (backlog grooming, sprints/iterations, demos, requirements, definition-of-done, daily team communication, physical visualization of the team's work, retrospectives, etc.)

  • Own project/program delivery schedule calendar and its visibility across globally distributed teams

  • Determine and define clear, actionable deliverables for the project, independently or in collaboration with internal and customer teams.

  • Determine clear roles and responsibilities for resources on projects.

  • Weekly budget reporting for project engagements.

  • Manage expectations and conflicts/obstacles and unexpected difficulties.

  • Prepare project status reports weekly.

  • Manage multiple projects at different levels of maturity.

  • Identify, track and resolve project risks/issues using best practice problem-solving techniques.

  • Develop and manage project schedules using modern toolset (MS Project, Azure DevOps, Microsoft Teams).

  • Create and present technical implementation road maps.

Do You Have?

  • 3-5 years' experience working as a lead PM delivering technical software development projects.

  • Experience in modern project management methodologies including Agile, SAFe, Kanban. etc.

  • Preferred candidates will have Agile / Scrum certification(s). PMP or PMI certification is not a requirement but is a nice-to-have.

  • Experience scheduling and leading formal Agile ceremonies such as Demos, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning, and Retrospective sessions.

  • High performance in core leadership and collaboration skills including:

  • Excellent oral/written communication and strong meeting facilitation.

  • Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented focus.

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Excellent problem-solving.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Why Us?

  • MS Partner

  • Award Winning Company

  • PTO

  • Health Benefits

  • Remote Flex

If you feel you are a good fit for this role, email a resume and cover letter to i.seifert@nigelfrank.com or call Isabel directly: 704 247 5559

Nigel Frank is a leader in Niche IT Recruitment with a focus on Microsoft Cloud technologies. We deal with Microsoft Partners & End Users throughout North America. We have open positions and relationships with some of the top partners and end users throughout the US and offer some excellent opportunities in the Azure space. I understand the need for discretion and would welcome the opportunity to speak to any Azure candidates considering a new career or job either now or in the future. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance. Please see www.nigelfrank.com for more information.