The Brunswick group
Data Technology Associate Project Manager New York, NY
TBG REQ#: Title: Data Technology Associate Project Manager Job Type: Contract Primary Location: NYC (Remote The Challenge: Our client, a Global 2000 Company is seeking a Associate Project Manager who will be responsible for managing projects for the Data Team within Enterprise Systems, primarily working with ETL requirements (Extract, Transform, Load). You will drive, planning, project execution, development, ensuring test results, stakeholder, and vendor management as well as work with cross functional scrum teams in other business units to support shared initiatives. Duties and Responsibilities: Create project plans, identify constraints and risks, and provide mitigation plans. Control scope and evaluate business priorities to efficiently balance resources and projects. Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously. Responsible for regular reporting to key stakeholders on project and program status. Support change management and go live procedures following correct processes for UAT approvals and deployment milestones. Experience in Waterfall or Agile / Scrum methodologies; to include managing execution, backlogs, retrospectives, grooming, etc. Perform the role of Scrum Master in an agile development team using best practices from the agile framework. Facilitate regular meetings with your team, stakeholders, and vendors. Manage ceremonies using Jira and Confluence as applicable to the project. Maintain project documentation in Smartsheet, Confluence, Google Docs G-Suite. Maintain change management and compliance documentation in confluence, google docs. Essential Skills and Requirements: 2+ years project management experience related to data technology. Prior experience in IT, both implementing and managing business systems. Operational experience with ITSM Process change. Led projects for IT Data Operations, quality, security, monitoring, and/or reporting. Ability to translate & summarize data dashboards & results into simplified updates & deliverables for non-technical stakeholders. Experience in the identification, assessment, and management of risks; able to manage the risks, not just the risk register. Strong understanding of work estimation techniques. Experience administering Jira for the purpose of leveraging and modifying Jira boards, workflows, and forms, as well as other features, to enable Jira to better support the team. Excellent presentation and meeting facilitation skills. Energetic team player with excellent written communications, verbal communications, and conceptual skills. Strong interpersonal communication, problem solving, negotiation, and organizational skills. Self-starter / self-motivated, capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions without supervision. Comfortable in developing effective relationships with cross functional stakeholders, senior leadership, and scrum teams across the organization. Has a flexible approach to change, can work effectively in a variety of situations, constantly seeks improvements and is forward looking.