Manifest Solutions

Project Manager

Manifest Solutions - Columbus, OH

Manifest Solutions is currently seeking a Project Manager for a position in Columbus, OH.

  • Manage the software deliverable with the assistance of the team of resources assigned to the deliverable (Technical leads, developers, business analysts, and quality assurance analysts)
  • Collaborate with the internal and external client to produce properly on time, high quality, on budget results
  • Provide traditional software project management responsibilities including coordination of subcontractor work, creating and communicating project schedules (internally and externally), coordination of on-site resources, attending and documenting project meetings, following-up on software development status, etc.
  • Provide “hands on” assistance with onsite testing and validation of the software
  • Write and execute on operational test plans
  • Prepare and modify user’s guide and onsite training materials
  • Conduct operational Software training of supervisors and operators
  • Prioritize multiple tasks and multiple projects simultaneously to effectively meet client delivery requirements
  • On-site monitoring and validation of functionality for active projects
  • Act as liaison between internal departments, clients and vendors on projects
  • Project reporting (Customer/Management/Sales)
  • Track and assist with development and maintenance of interface specs
  • Track and assist with development and maintenance of functional spec
  • Create project schedule in Microsoft projects
  • Open JIRA tickets for project tasks
  • Track development and overall project progress – JIRA tickets
  • Document Scope and business case for enhancement requests
  • Assist in the creation of proposals for enhancements – Hand off to Sales for delivery
  • Coordinate onsite resources for testing/validation/support
  • Develop and maintain client test plan
  • Prepare and follow-up on project closeout documentation
  • Coordinate and communicate software installation times

Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years business analysis, project management, Agile software development and/or custom software product implementation experience
  • Must be able to read/communicate code/development issues, i.e. “talk shop” with internal and external technical resources and decision makers
  • General understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design, SQL query writing
  • Competent with MS Project, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent customer management skills for administration, resolving issues and building customer relationships
  • Attention to detail and relentless follow-up of project tasks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel approximately 30% of the year

 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

· Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Engineering, Business, Technical Management or Communication

· Prior experience with projects in production / manufacturing environments integrating software applications with automation systems and electrical controls

· General data communications and network operating systems knowledge



Posted On: Wednesday, August 25, 2021



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