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Job TitleProject Manager
LocationSan Francisco, CA, US
Organization Name6703 - PMO
Department Description
Brief Description

Delta Dental of CA is looking for a career-minded individual for their Web Development Project Manager position. The chosen candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of several teams in the Web Development and Project Management area which currently include Web Application Development, Project Management, and Quality Assurance.

Candidate will be responsible for overseeing project management and regular tracking and reporting on project status and issue tracking and escalation. Responsible for developing project timelines and holding all resources accountable to those timelines. Also responsible for production management of entire website process including content, creative and applications. Assist in setting and monitoring quality standards on all project deliverables and communicate those to key stakeholders. Identification, escalation and mitigation of project risks, issues and contingencies.

Detailed Description

Manage teams of software developers responsible for developing software that meet established standards. Mentor projects through their full life cycle and identify opportunities for efficiency improvements, enforce processes and protocols, buy-in from business partners, and task/schedule management. Responsible for delivery of accurate estimates for new projects and projecting impact to existing resources and projects. Develop and contribute to setting policies and standards for the department. Enforce and improve coding standards through solution and code reviews. Communicate effectively with management, vendors, other business units and IS/technology teams on an ongoing basis regarding project status; ensure that resource and project requirements are met and understood. Anticipate, identify, and articulate problem areas and work with others to devise solutions. Facilitate software product development with multi-disciplinary teams and partnering with counterparts in IT. Train and guide other developers concerning process and resource management.

Responsible for budget management, contract negotiations, and management of contractor resources. Work with a high degree of independence on projects facilitating productivity to both design and implementation. Coordinate with partners in IS to drive data strategy with suitable middle-ware and front-end strategies to deal with scale, complexity, and failures. Coordinate with partners in IS to engage in hardware capacity and disaster response planning. Give regular status updates on projects and notification of timeline and scope changes to executive management.

Job Requirements

B.S./B.A. in Computer Science, Management Information Systems (MIS) or equivalent.
More than 10 years of application development work experience, with 5-7 years of Web application design and development.
3-5 years managing large teams of developer and project management resources.
Project management certification expert in the fundamentals of project management (identifying project members, goals, objectives, constraints, dependencies, work estimation, project schedules and budgets, timeline compression, risk planning, contingency plans, and risk monitoring and control).
Minimum of 5 years project management experience in a Web and Web services development environment, managing multiple concurrent projects.
Experienced in usability and design methodologies.
Expert in Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Strong understanding of existing Web protocols.
Must have strong technical and business writing skills and be able to show samples.
Able to think and work effectively under pressure
Have a commitment to the on-time and to spec delivery of high quality web applications.
Are results driven and deadline oriented.
Have excellent communication and planning skills.
Are analytical and methodical with a strong attention to detail.
Are able to think and work effectively under pressure.
Strong presentation skills and demonstrated experience presenting to senior executives.
Strong understanding of project management principles, methods and techniques.
Ability to handle multiple planned and unplanned project tasks, roles and responsibilities.
Excellent teamwork, communication, organization and interpersonal skills; detail oriented.
Comprehensive understanding of web site design, usability, optimization requirements and constraints.
Exceptional time management skills.
Relevant Project Management certification.
Demonstrated problem solving and QA skills.
Leadership and team-building skills.
Comfortable with responsibility and working independently; self-motivating.
Experience with Microsoft SharePoint for team collaboration.
Experience working with Java/J2EE application development for Oracle SOA Suite 10G and/or 11G platform
Strong working knowledge of RDBMS, SQL and database optimization concepts; Oracle-specific SQL, PL/SQL knowledge a plus.
Practical familiarity with XML, XSL, XPath, JavaScript, HTML, AJAX, FLASH
Knowledge of source control and defect tracking tools (e.g., ClearCase and ClearQuest).
Experience writing shared and reusable components of code.
Experience designing and tuning applications that can scale
Formal software development methodology

Additional Details

As an eligible candidate for a position at Delta Dental, you must possess the following:

  • Ability to appear for work on time
  • Ability to appear at a physical location
  • Ability to perform job duties for a specific duration of time
  • Ability to follow directions from a supervisor
  • Ability to interact well with co-workers
  • Ability to understand and follow work rules and procedures
  • Ability to accept constructive criticism
  • Ability to maintain regular/consistent attendance and adhere to scheduled shifts
  • Ability to maintain regular/consistent attendance and a full-time schedule
  • Ability to maintain current status on projects
  • Ability to stay current on training/issues in field
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