QA Project Manager - 603156

Ursus Incorporated - Plano, TX (30+ days ago)


Position: QA Project Manager - 603156

Location: Plano, TX

Duration: 6+ Month Contract

Responsibilities:
Lead QA workstream within a large program

Work in cross functional teams, ensure objectives are being delivered on schedule, within scope, and within budget

Work closely across workstream teams (QA managers/leads, technical leads, 3 rd party vendors, etc.) to ensure cross dependencies and potential conflicts are documented and communicated.

Plan for the next phase of the program as it finishes development and enters testing & implementation

Keep resources accountable

Facilitate meetings with cross functional teams and executives

Present status reports to executive level audiences

Manage budget, risks, issues, and change requests

Use MS Project to manage a schedule

Manage vendor relationships/contracts/deliverables

Qualifications:
10-15+ years of Project Management experience

8+ years of QA experience

Extensive experience leading agile teams and an expert in the Agile/Scrum methodology

Effective management skills in setting direction, building effective teams and driving them to meet objectives

Strong development technology background desirable (requirements, architecture, development, application management, maintenance, operations)

Expert with MS Excel, Project, and PowerPoint

Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to interface with people at all levels of the organization; technical and business sponsors to foster a collaborative environment.

Ability to work independently, with strong organizational and flexibility skills in a team-oriented environment

Financial management skills, such as budgeting, forecasting and capitalization

Vendor/Contract Management experience: Managing multiple vendors and internal resources across work streams simultaneously

Preferred:
Formal PM training (i.e. PMP or have taken PMI classes)

Formal Agile Scrum Master or Agile Project Management Training (i.e. CSM, or have taken classes)

Large IT implementation experience

About Ursus:
Our global IT staffing services and systems Integration team intelligently connect the market's most qualified candidates to our Global 1000 and high-growth startups alike. We place the highest priority on understanding the unique needs of our clients first; ensuring a mutual, best-fit success and integration of people product and solutions. Our relentless attention to detail is the hallmark of our organization and we pride ourselves in a high-touch, customer-centric approach, offering our clients unmatched quality, responsiveness, and flexibility. The company is headquartered in Reno, NV with offices in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, India and the United Kingdom. For more information visit us at ursusinc.com or contact us at info@ursusinc.com or 877-66-URSUS.