Project Manager

Interactive Data
New York, NY
Job Type:
Full Time
Yrs of Exp:
2+ to 5 years

Job Description

Interactive Data Corporation is a trusted leader in financial information. Thousands of financial institutions and active traders, as well as hundreds of software and service providers, subscribe to our fixed income evaluations, reference data, real-time market data, trading infrastructure services, fixed income analytics, desktop solutions and web-based solutions. Interactive Data's offerings support clients around the world with mission-critical functions, including portfolio valuation, regulatory compliance, risk management, electronic trading and wealth management. Interactive Data has over 2,500 employees in offices worldwide. For more information, visit Interactive Data Managed Solutions is seeking a full-time, senior level project manager with verified & successful formal PM experiences and training. Experienced in managing complex, strategic & tactical projects that span cross-organizational boundaries.. The candidate must be dedicated, self-sufficient and demonstrate a history of accountability and delivery of complex web-based solutions for external clients in a fast-paced environment while building strong relationships with clients and colleagues. Major responsibilities include: managing multiple projects, preparing detailed business requirement documents, ensuring on-time deliverables, streamlining internal processes, and managing day-to-day client expectations. Responsibilities: ? Lead assigned program/project team(s) to ensure successful project completion ? Leveraging Interactive Data?s PM best practices and approved PM/Technical methodologies - analyze, identify and effectively manage delivery of approved project milestones, on-time and with excellent quality. ? Create and execute project plans / project support documents and revise as appropriate to meet changing project needs. ? Effectively coordinate the activities of the project team to meet project milestones and deliverables. ? Quickly identify and frame project risks and issues and ensure their timely resolution or escalation. ? Effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse stakeholders with varied interests. ? Coordinate/manage local and remote project team resources within a matrixed organization. JOB REQUIREMENTS: Generic Requirements: ? Project Leadership Experience: 4+ years experience managing complex application development, IT infrastructure and/or business process reengineering program/projects as a formal program/project manager or project leader ? Familiarity with Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) processes, methods & artifacts. ? Familiarity with Business Analysts? requirements elicitation functions and responsibilities. ? Bachelor?s degree or equivalent Specific Requirements: ? Business Knowledge o Effective written and oral communication skills. o Strong analytical skills. Quickly understands the business/technical issues and challenges facing the project at hand. ? Project Leadership: Proven project leader focused on achieving approved business objectives. o Demonstrated ability to counsel and mentor fellow project managers on best practices and lessons learned from professional experiences. o Ability to manage and influence without direct authority in a matrix organization. o Familiarity with a variety of project management, software development life-cycle, IT service management and requirements gathering & project estimation methodologies. o Ability to resolve team conflicts diplomatically, o Identify & manage risks throughout the programme/project lifecycle. o Ability to effectively solve project issues ? by framing options and communicating solutions to senior management and project team. (E.g. experience working in a Project Board / Steering Cmte. governance framework). ? Project Management: Demonstrated experience and keen understanding of the project management life-cycle (e.g. Waterfall, Agile). o Demonstrated expertise in project initiation, facilitating customer gathering requirements, detailed project planning, cost & schedule estimation, project risk management, project scope change control, project quality management, project communications & status reporting. o Expertise in leveraging project management automated tools ? (E.g. Microsoft Project 2003/7, Microsoft Project Server, SharePoint, and other automated PM tools). Preferred Experiences: ? Strong understanding of the latest Internet technologies (HTML, XML, JavaScript, AJAX, Flex). ? Strong Knowledge of the financial industry and market data. ? Experience managing resources across differnet time zones. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Equal Opportunity Employer. Trust is Confidence, Transparency is Clarity, Risk is Everywhere, Speed is Advantage, and Wealth is Opportunity. Interactive Data Talent Acquisition 855-432-7984 Travel: 0%

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