Project Manager

TATA Consultancy Services Monterey Park, CA
Seeking a hands-on and experienced Technical Project Leader/Consultant to lead 1) Design/Impact analysis, 2) application development, 3) testing/QE and 4) deployment efforts for Compliance Projects.

As a Technical Project Leader you will:

* Lead and manage all Technical tasks such as- data conversion, system interfaces, integration, data cleansing, data archiving, environment builds for Compliance Projects from Planning to Go-live stage.

* Perform/Lead Design analysis for all Impacted System(s), Review design options and choose the most effective/efficient Design strategy to transform Business Requirements into Design specifications to deliver the project goal.

* Liaison closely with Application IT teams to identify potential risks to decrease the likelihood and impact of negative events in the life of the project.

* Ensure all project phase documentation/deliverables is complete, accurate, and current by the Project IT staff. If need be – Technical Project Leader should roll up her/his sleeves and complete the deliverables.

* Provide guidance on change control and security set-up for a validated software system.

< div>• Communicate status to Business, team members and PMO.

* Create Project Plan, Resource plan/Cost Estimate Plan for technical support staff/ Professional services, Hardware/ Software cost and SCRUM schedules.

* Lead development team(s) and manage all aspects of development.

* Perform system testing and manage Q/E resources.

* Manage Implementation Migration plans, Deliverables and Deployment process including Deployment Go live tasks.

Qualifications:

* 3 to 6 years' experience in leading projects with custom/vendor application, design, development, testing/QA and deployment.

* Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or comparable Technical Degree.

* Previous experience as applications developer working in code, databases, interfaces and user experience.

* Ability to learn and master new development platforms and application packages.

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

* Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and manage changing priorities.

Skills We Would Like to See:

Technical Skills:

* Demonstrated skills in functional design and complex development

* Demonstrated skills in project management, Design analysis, testing/QA and deployment

* Experience with System Upgrades, System configuration, Impact Analysis, Data integration from various source systems, Data analysis.

* Hands-on experience with relational database and run basic queries to analyze data.

* Proven, solid analytical and problem solving skills

* Experience with both agile and waterfall methodologies (EPLC)

Consulting Skills:

* Excellent people skills - an ability to empathize with clients and a genuine desire to solve their technical problems

* Ability to lead through influence; negotiate and gain consensus between Business Stakeholders and IT teams

* Able to manage urgent deliverables and issues methodically in calm manner

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Resourceful, true self-starter, can do attitude, leader

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