Job ID :
2271
Company :
NTT Data
Location :
boston, MA
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
5 years ago
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Job Description:

 

The Data Warehouse Project Manager will lead the team of Business Analysts, Technical Architects and Leads, ETL developers, Report developers and QA testers to ensure that business and technical requirements are thoroughly understood and implemented..

Project Control. Develops an effective plan for controlling the project scope, schedule and cost baseline, and monitors the project execution to ensure that the plan is being followed. Creates and effectively coordinates documentation to explain changes to the baseline, and ensures the approved changes are implemented. Maintains logs of all submitted changes and their status. Must be able to manager matrix resources and perform resource leveling when necessary.

Duties:

- Develop master project plans and drives; optimize and manage all plans while presenting alternate scenarios to continuously reduce overall critical path.

- Assists in the development of complex projects' budgets, utilizing appropriate analysis approaches across multiple projects, manages resource plan to budget and reports `planned vs. actual` budget variances.

- Employs QA best practices and standards defining, collecting, and interpreting metrics and diagrams.

- Facilitates status reviews with all stakeholders updating project status and clarifying roles and responsibilities developing accurate, detailed consolidated reports to continuously manage expectations. Creates multi-project communications plans/reporting methods.

- Develops resource plans that align unique project needs with team members' skillsets/career interests and applies various techniques to build/maintain a unified team view/focus on project objectives.

- Must possess established record of applying PM best practices, tools, techniques and methods that have resulted in several projects being executed successfully to plan by balancing scope/time/budget targets supported by accurate progress reporting to all stakeholders.

- Experience managing multiple high risk/high visibility mission critical/strategic cross-functional global projects as a recognized expert in PM methodologies.

- Experience developing risk mitigation and contingency plans. Has led risk identification processes to develop project specific mitigations and contingencies and updates risk plans as conditions warrant and considers risk during the change management process.

- Ability to manage change control and refines scope statement appropriately, understanding the impact of scope statement changes and clearly articulates requirements (both `in scope` and `out of scope`) to manage expectations.

- Accurately develop a WBS to the proper level of detail.

- Ability to develop scope management plans and WBS for cross functional remotely located multi-projects, mentors PMs on WBS creation with traceability to scope management plan, discusses scope change alternatives and timing/impact with stakeholders and optimizes the process to integrate scope changes.

Required Experience:

- Must be proficient with Microsoft Project, Word and Excel

- Experience in systems development and project management across a variety of technical platforms

- Experience in leading Business Intelligence and data warehouse projects

- PMP certification preferred

- Experience within a matrix environment

- Exceptional written and oral communication skills

- Exceptional prioritization and project management skills with a strong attention to detail

- Ability to organize other teams and adapt style to what is effective for each team.

- Driver; takes responsibility and drives team members to deliverables

- Makes good decisions based on the input of others

- 5-8 years of related experience.

Qualifications:

- Solid knowledge on project management, budgeting, customer management and risk/issue management

- Previous experience in managing large data warehouse and analytical products

- Experience in working with senior management like Director, VPs in managing large product development teams both internal and vendor teams

- Knowledge in data warehousing concepts and data integration is a plus

- Knowledge in Oracle database/data warehouse tools and products in a .Net environment

- Understanding of data delivery mechanism like Portals and tools: Oracle Warehouse Builder and Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition for reporting.

- Implementing data warehouse solutions on time and within budget using Oracle suite of tools in a .Net environment.

- Overseeing the development, testing and implementation verifying that requirements are adhered to and the solution meets or exceeds business expectations.

- Escalating any changes in scope or project needs to stakeholders. Providing weekly status to project plan, define risk mitigation and contingency plans. Verify that work completed by data warehouse team is on Client and conforms to requirements.

- Should have experience with Enterprise Data Warehouse projects. Will be responsible for the scoping, planning, and execution of a portfolio of IT projects utilizing standardized company Project Management Methodology. Additional responsibilities and processes include cost, schedule, issues, risks, resource management, and status reporting. Successfully manages the day-to-day activities of projects through the project life cycle from initiation to closure including cross functional efforts such as requirements gathering, system analysis/design, development/configuration, testing and implementation phases. Assumes ownership of the project deliverables and results. Acts as primary liaison between the business and the various IT teams.

- Enterprise Data Warehouse Implementation Project Management experience.

- Develop master project plans and drives; optimize and manage all plans while presenting alternate scenarios to continuously reduce overall critical path.

- Assists in the development of complex projects' budgets, utilizing appropriate analysis approaches across multiple projects, manages resource plan to budget and reports `planned vs. actual` budget variances.

- Employs QA best practices and standards defining, collecting, and interpreting metrics and diagrams.

- Facilitates status reviews with all stakeholders updating project status and clarifying roles and responsibilities developing accurate, detailed consolidated reports to continuously manage expectations. Creates multi-project communications plans/reporting methods.