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Project Manager IT - Mid :

Company: Akraya Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Skills: -Agile, Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Project management, Scrum, Rally and Jira Tools.
Duration: -5 Months with possible extension - - - -
Contract Type: -W2 Only
Location: Foster City, CA


In this role you will contribute to the DDP project development life-cycle, from ideation, through implementation to post-production support. Interact with cross-functional teams to gather estimates/proposals and generate project plans. Manage project implementations, including providing full project management, creation and maintenance of documentation and tracking timelines and deliverables.
Move quickly from one phase of a project to another with a commitment to the highest possible quality standards. Define processes and, on an on-going basis, identify any process improvements needed to fulfill business functions.
Work closely with Product, Engineering, and cross-functional teams to resolve issues that arise during design and implementation, and in post-Production.
-Build partner-relationships. Participate in projects that help scale the group, implement best practices, and improve methodology. This role will provide:
Agile Project Management support to development teams with emphasis on managing a lightweight and flexible front door to support release/sprint planning, and change management.
Support Product office to help structure product ideation to develop a program/project roadmap.
Program Management to coordinate project and product teams for programs impacting multiple products and projects.
Ensure all projects and programs track financials, comply with Program and Project methodologies, and provide accurate/timely reporting and issue escalation.


Strong communication skills coordinating between Development, Operations, Release Management, and senior management to track updates and issues across all DDP product platforms.
Experience with Agile Product Development Life Cycle (PDLC) using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
Drive sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily stand-up meetings, reviews/demos, retrospectives, and other scrum ceremonies
Agile release planning
Develop metrics and reports using Rally to help the team understand its health and progress and to set goals
Technical acumen to capture, communicate and drive issues/blockers/risks to resolution
Managing effective Agile Ceremonies and tracking change controls
Experience with web applications and services, APIs/API life-cycle management, Identity and
Access Management systems, and database technologies
Experience in managing feature development through pre-production and production implementations
Knowledge of best practices for Cybersecurity, Network Operations, Infrastructure management, and SW development.
Meeting facilitation
Team leadership, coaching, and conflict resolution
MS PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Project, Visio
Broad knowledge and understanding of Payment Solution products, services, processing, systems, and operations is a plus


BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical fields.
3-4 years of project management expertise leading software development teams using Agile development methodologies.
Strong technical orientation and experience with Rally and Jira Tools.

To follow up with any questions, please -contact -Rahul at 408-907-6415

Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).
If this position is not quite what you're looking for, visit and submit a copy of your resume. We will get to work finding you a job that is a better fit at one of our many amazing clients.
Akraya -is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Akraya is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Keywords: Akraya Inc., San Mateo , Project Manager IT - Mid :, Executive , San Mateo, California

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