Technical Delivery Manager

Calance US
Denver, CO
Apr 18, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description
We are hiring a Technical Delivery Manager for a Contract position in Denver, CO

Technical Delivery Manager

The Technical Delivery Manager will manage the successful delivery of IT infrastructure and applications in the enterprise environment. This position will require strong soft skills to work closely with other IT Operations and Engineering teams, as well as interacting closely with senior leadership teams to set priorities. Primary responsibilities will be to orchestrate and manage resources and process to achieve rapid delivery and execution of all phases of the implementation and build cycle across the IT Operations and Infrastructure lanes. Must be able to quickly analyze and break down complex problems and make quick data-driven decisions that best serve customers.

The following duties and responsibilities generally reflect the expectations of this position but are not intended to be all-inclusive:
Orchestrate and manage delivery of IT projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently
Lead a collaborative dynamic planning process - prioritizing the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of dedicated build teams
Develop communication plan and frequent updates to senior management and customer. Provide clear and concise information required for decision making
Build Relationships to work at all levels of the organization, ability to present to senior level leadership, project teams and potentially vendors.
Direct the completion of tasks, manage timelines and deliverables across multi-functional teams, in a matrix environment
Manage the team task board and remove any impediments to the success of the team. Develop a predictable build capability model
Facilitate scrum and status meetings
Develop critical success factors to support SLA. Identify and implement status reporting and process improvements to ensure effective delivery. Apply the agile principles of transparency, teamwork, risk management, and communication to manage key infrastructure projects
Must be able to work nights and weekends if required
High Energy attitude with a 'Get Stuff Done' track record

5+ years' experience in actively managing IT projects and leading matrix technical teams using agile and Kanban methodologies
Proven track record implementing Agile methodologies and delivering high-level solutions
Create, maintain and organize backlog of tasks, epics, and stories in JIRA or similar application
Demonstrated leadership through influence. Self-motivated problem solver; able to thrive in a dynamic and customer-focused environment
Highly analytical, technically proficient and able to learn new tools quickly
Effective Communicator reporting accurate information that is clear, concise and visual. Must have superior oral and written communication skills
Analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
In depth understanding of IT operations (server, databases, storage, network, security, COTS applications, storage)
Anticipates potential threats (risks) to projects prior to becoming an issue and pursues mitigation
Proven track record of delivery of multiple parallel initiatives
Strong Microsoft project skills to build/edit project schedules, managing dependencies, schedule shifting
Strong Microsoft Excel skills to analyze detail data, what if analysis, etc.
Strong PowerPoint and Visio skills
PMP and CSM preferred

Bachelor's or Master's Degree
PMP Certification
Company Description
Calance is a recognized leader in providing top-tier Information Technology professionals across North America. With over 25 years of experience recruiting professionals ranging from Programmers to CIOs, Calance provide valuable staffing solutions for short and long term projects, as well as your permanent hiring needs. Our professionals are experts at helping organizations realize their information technology goals by selecting the best talent for each project or position.

Calance helps clients respond quickly to economic, strategic or technological changes by utilizing a flexible workforce. We offer highly-skilled professional IT consultants on a temporary or project basis. Consultants are employees of Calance while on assignment for the client, allowing for cost savings, risk management and operational benefits.

Calance's Contract-to-Hire option allows an IT organization to evaluate an individual before making a decision to bring them on as a full-time employee. Depending on the length of the temporary assignment, placement fees are waived or reduced.

Calance realizes that IT organizations often have needs for talented people to fill specific roles and that filling those needs can be challenging. Our highly experienced Account Managers and recruiting staff work closely with our clients to determine the desired skills, background and traits required for the position.

We apply our unique recruiting methodology to locate and recruit the most highly qualified candidates to match the requirements of your full-time employee position. Calance can assist in every step of the hiring process, from determining the exact job requirements to final negotiations, to help bring on-board the candidates you need.

Denver, CO


Mon, 17 Apr 2017 15:32:36 PDT