API developer Technical PM- PS-081216

Portland, OR
May 10, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description
API AWS development - Technical Project Manager - Consumer Profile Service CPS


Contract Opportunity in Portland, OR- and Seattle WA

Duration 3-18 months on site contract

Primary Job Purpose

Client is building a world-class service-oriented healthcare technology platform on the AWS cloud with data science and machine learning capabilities to enable application developers and our external partners to build, deploy & operate consumer and enterprise facing healthcare applications.

The Technical Project Manager I manages a key service (Consumer Profile Service) and corresponding Amazon Web Services projects from project concept through project close-out and supports the project management of complex projects. Performs project activities for one or more projects and supports various project management activities throughout the project lifecycle including project schedules, status reporting, project communication, information gathering, coordination of meetings, tracking issues, risks and resources.

Aside from project management, in this role you will be responsible for ensuring proper cross-team collaboration occurs, user stories and tasks are documented and updated continuously, technical documentation is complete (ie, API Contracts), communication re: status regularly shared, support the creation of and document the product roadmap, and other duties as needed to establish this newly formed team as a model of how service teams should be structured.

Minimum Job Qualifications and Technical Competencies


*Strong technical background with previous coding experience

*Minimum of five years experience managing/coordinating work efforts across multiple team members as a technical project manager

*Demonstrated ability to identify problems, mediate issues, develop solutions and implement a course of action

*Demonstrated success at meeting timelines, and requirement targets and managing variances

*Expertise in ticketing tools such as Rally

*Experience with Microsoft Office suite of tools and automated project management software


*Highly technical (previous coding experience ideal, AWS and managing services also desired)

*Strong interpersonal and communication skills including writing, presenting, listening, and facilitating

*Ability to identify project milestones/deliverable delays and critical resource allocation issues from the work breakdown schedule

*Must have excellent analysis and problem solving skills

*Ability to work effectively with minimum supervision

*Full understanding of the project life-cycle

*Presentation experience to project participants and stakeholders

*Leadership skills

*Demonstrated ability to work with business sponsors and partners to identify and implement solutions

*Demonstrated ability to motivate teams to achieve defined deliverables and be able to work effectively with clients


*Responsible for project outcomes through effective project planning, task definition, scope management, resource allocation and negotiation, risk mitigation, cost management, and stakeholder communication.

*May act as vendor manager for key relationships.

*Define, collect and analyze metrics to ensure projects are on target.

*Responsible for monitoring and reporting on project tasks, deliverables, costs, resources, issues, changes, risks and quality assurance.

*Develops and maintains the overall project documentation library ensuring that all documentation is established, maintained and retained as necessary in project databases.

*Creates and maintains project plans and other documentation in compliance with established standards. This includes project schedules and budgets, and plans for project quality, resources, communications and risks.

*Prepares status reports and other project reports and presents information to organizational leadership, project teams and client/customer groups.

*Supports the collection of project estimates

*Monitors measures and milestones- defines, collects and analyzes metrics to ensure projects are on target.

*Responsible for supporting multiple projects ensuring timely deliverables within budgetary constraints.

*Contributes to the development of, and ensure adherence to, company adopted project management methods.

*Proactively recommends courses of action to maintain cost effectiveness.


*Stays current on new project management and agile methodology.

*Ensure timely resolution of problems within the scope of the assignment.

*Assist in gathering estimations for work requests

*Creating and updating User Stories and Tasks and technical documentation

*Updating SharePoint with project information

*May take on another key service (CCW)

*Other duties to assist the Sr. Technical Program Manager


*Conducts business with high regard for The Group's corporate values and in compliance with its Code of Business Conduct.

*Maintains high regard for member and Medicare beneficiary privacy and complies with The Group's Corporate Privacy and information security policies.

*Contributes to the achievement of our Corporate Affirmative Action goals and objectives.

*Responsible for quality and continuous improvement within the job scope. Contributes to and supports the company's quality initiatives.

*Accountable for all actions/responsibilities described in the company's policies and procedures as they relate to this position.

*Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


*Duties are performed primarily in an office environment

*May require travel to other affiliate locations

*Late evening and week-end work is frequently necessary

The client job number is as follows: Please make a record of this so you are not double submitted:

Technical Project Manager - Consumer Profile Service-081216

Local candidates holding US Citizenship or Green Card

(if you are not local, but want to be considered as a local candidate, please let us know and we can arrange for phone rather than in person interviews - your relocation in the event of an offer, would be your responsibility in such cases)

COLLABORATIVE VISION LLC is an EEO employer, providing competitive hourly rates with the option of medical/dental/vision and 401k


This is a contract position which may be extendable from 3 months to long term duration contract opportunity up to 18 months in length

Portland, OR


Fri, 5 May 2017 08:30:37 PDT