Grace Hopper 2016: Technical Project Manager

Technical Project Manager
The ability to lead and develop.
As a Technical Project Manager, the incumbent will play a key role in the understanding of business strategies, requirements, and priorities that are key to the delivery of successful projects. The successful candidate will collaborate with his/her peers, technology partners, vendor partners and business partners to drive complex requirements that result in the delivery of projects that exceed business partner expectations for quality, budget and timelines.

Do you see want to track and drive progress?
Every project needs a leader, you will know when to drive forward to the goal. As a Technical Project Manager on our team, you?ll:
Drives integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product owners, architects, engineers, and quality assurance
Works within and across business units to prioritize, plan, and execute the development schedule for major product releases
Manages and tracks team velocity, financials, and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports
Assigns development resources to activities, and monitors performance across resource channels
Maintains dependency plan between planned sprints across engineering, infrastructure, and third parties
Manages, and appropriately escalates, delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes tied to the product development initiatives
May perform hands-on reviews of product backlog, designs, test scripts, and results in addressing delivery impediments or product quality issues
Ensures deliverables across engineering teams are high quality and clearly documented
Conducts daily stand-ups and retrospectives at the end of each sprint, and ensures that the team is continuously learning from the past
Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
Are you up to lead?
Bachelor?s Degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline,
6 years of technical project management experience
Deep understanding of all aspects of software design with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility
Experience managing Agile, Scrum, or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions that meet customer expectations for timeliness and quality
Experience with Agile, other rapid application development methods, and Waterfall SDLC
At the core of Technical Project Management
Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:
Agile Practices
Programming/Software Development
SDLC Methodologies and Practices
Analytical Thinking
Industry and Company Knowledge
Problem Solving
Why American Express
Talk to our people and you?ll find out what we?re really all about. Open, creative, risk-taking, collaborative and innovative are just some of the expressions you?ll hear. It?s our culture that makes American Express an outstanding place to work, and a big part of why we regularly win best workplace awards all over the world. If you?re ready to take on a challenge and make an impact, you owe it to yourself to launch or grow your career here.
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.
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Title: Grace Hopper 2016: Technical Project Manager
Location: AL-Montgomery
Other Locations: US-Arizona-Phoenix, US-New York-New York, US-Florida-Fort Lauderdale
Requisition ID: 16012541 193c743c8bbb4654b9c5c79278f5f066

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