Advisory Project Manager - Research & Development

Ricoh Americas Corporation Boulder, CO

The Colorado Design Center (CoDC) within Technology & Solutions Development is looking for a self-driven project manager to join our team. The CoDC is composed professionals with a wide range of skills: User experience designers, technical writers, language specialists, illustrators, and strategists. The successful candidate must be able to work with the varying disciplines to understand their needs and constraints, and successfully negotiate project plans with the development teams. This individual must also be skilled at managing issues and mitigating risks as it relates to the delivery of the implementation.

As a result of our diverse footprint, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to work with a global team that supports leading-edge printing technology products. A successful candidate must be able to work as part of a large team and have a positive, cooperative, and dedicated attitude.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Strong written and verbal communication skills.

* Strong analytical skills with proven results.

* Ability to work well with diverse teams and exert influence as a member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members.

* Ability to understand technical subjects and emerging technologies, and their relevance to the marketplace.

* Ability to demonstrate strong communication, project management, interpersonal, and organizational skills.

* Proactive, open-minded, and honest.

* Ability to multitask on concurrent projects and deliver work on time.

* Familiar with Microsoft Project application.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Knowledge of Agile development methodologies (Scrum or Kanban).

* Experience in localization and globalization.

* Understanding of continuous integration and continuous development core concepts.

* Experience in a Software Engineering, Program/Project Management and/or Engineering Management role.

* Familiarity with Bizagi, Aris, Visio or other process modeling software.

Education / Certifications:

* PMP Certification or plans to obtain certification within 1 -- 2 years.

* BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, related fields or equivalent practical experience.

Ricoh is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer -- Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.