Lead Project Manager - SDLC

Posted
2020-02-03
Employment Type
Full-time
Job Location

2250 4th Ave Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92101
United States

About Achieve

Achieve Internet is a leading enterprise software solution provider with over 20 years of development experience. Our core business is providing solutions and services for Google’s Apigee API Management platform. Google is a client and a partner; we’re involved in several beta programs testing and innovating on all the latest API related technologies. We have the privilege of working with the world’s leading enterprises creating their API Strategy, developing API’s and exposing those API’s by standing up their Developer Portal. We build robust, transformative solutions that deliver real business value to our clients.

As a company we are currently experiencing tremendous growth and success and are expanding into the Nashville region.

We need a Lead Project Manager - SDLC to continue this success. Join the Achieve team and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.

Job Responsibilities for a Lead Project Manager - SDLC:

  • Ability to lead and drive Achieve’s digital transformation projects in accordance to the client’s vision
  • Identifying client’s business needs for projects and acting as a client advocate to make certain that all expectations are met
  • Able to easily identify and resolve internal and external roadblocks in order for projects to be accomplished in a smooth manner
  • Constantly improving internal and external processes and leading them up 
  • Will be formulating the project plans, in accordance with the goals and timing
  • Establishing anticipated costs and risk assessments for projects and working closely with Project Managers on delivering those assessments in a timely manner
  • Controlling the scope of project and budget as the project progresses and reporting to senior management if projects are not on track
  • Able to identify resourcing needs to ensure we stay within budget
  • Working closely with the developers to guarantee projects are being executed to client’s expectations 
  • Constantly evaluating the project for opportunities to improve performance, and taking precautions for risk and relaying any project concerns to senior management
  • Working closely with the AM’s, Engineers, and PM's for successful execution
  • Understands and has experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Provide team with structured guidance throughout projects, both technically and organizationally

Knowledge and Expectations of Lead Project Manager - SDLC:

  • Experience with ticket tracking, software and project management tools such as Jira/Confluence, Excel, Basecamp
  • Highly organized with exceptional time management skills
  • Critical and strategic thinker 
  • Open and excited to learn new technologies
  • Team management and development skills
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle and knowledge of Agile project management 
  • Ability to manage 3-5 large projects or 5-8 small projects at one time
  • Ability to lead a PM team of 4-5 people 
  • Ability to lead a team of 30 across the organization
  • Daily reporting across multiple systems to ensure project success

 Life at Achieve as a Lead Project Manager - SDLC:

  • Emphasis on work/life balance
  • Strong focus on teamwork
  • Opportunities for learning
  • Openness from management on ideas and initiatives
  • Focus on trust, integrity, and respect

Benefits that Achieve offers to the Lead Project Manager - SDLC:

  • Competitive pay
  • Health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, and long-term disability
  • Vacation time accrued on a bi-monthly basis
  • Paid sick time
  • 401K plan and 3% match
  • Employee investment! 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or Information Technology
  •  5-10 years in project management preferred
  • Experience with using Content Management System (CMS)
  • Candidate must possess strong technical aptitude and understanding of software development; strong passion for technology a plus
  • Drupal knowledge preferred