Capgemini Project Lead - Project Manager with Testing Delivery Experience in Atlanta, Georgia
Overall purpose of role*
Responsible for Project Success (Test Delivery) by coordinating with different stake holders and there by adhere to quality, test advocacy, resolution of issues that impede the testing and follow the right escalation path to keep the project on track
Responsible for understanding the scope and business requirements
Work closely with and provide significant support to the relevant Test leads
Responsible for ensuring that the outcomes delivered are consistent with the original specified design.
Responsible to Test strategy, Test planning, Velocity plan, Defect reports, Project one pagers
Risk identification, mitigation and escalations to leadership
Provide accurate status to Release managers
Drive Defect triage and escalate to Dev owners to get the right ETA's
Ensure the Test plan and Exit reports are submitted timely as per the plan
Identify the Test Data Needs during the design to have seem less progress during test execution
Judge the project reporting color status based on the project risks
Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications:
4-6 years of previous project management experience, (Solid understanding of project management principles preferred)
Formal training in project management practices preferred
Advanced knowledge of software Test/development lifecycle
Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must
Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent presentation skills
Able to communicate complex technical issues to a wider variety of audiences, from QA leadership through to business users and senior managers with little or no technical background.
Experienced with planning, estimating, organizing meetings, and working on multiple projects simultaneously.
Escalate, manage risks and issues and has a good understanding of critical paths.
Excellent coordination skills
Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.
Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.
Project Managers take full responsibility for managing a project or program. They normally manage a number of related streams or activities to achieve a desired business result, planned profitability levels, quality standards and highest-level client satisfaction. Project Managers are responsible for the project plan, budget, structure, schedule and staffing requirements for the delivery organization. A Project Manager usually has technical expertise in one or more other domains (e.g. a Project Manager with testing skills could perform a test manager function).
Required Skills and Experience:
You are responsible for coordinating project performance with the Project / Program Manager and for the timely and economic utilization of resources assigned to your project. You contribute to the overall project plan, highlighting dependencies with other projects. You manage day-to-day project activities, monitor and report on progress, and identify and mitigate potential showstoppers and issues.
• Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
• Certification: Is at least certified on EM foundation (level 0).
• Should have progressing in Negotiating, Vendor Management, Risk Management and Project Financials, KPI & Reporting
• Should have baseline skills Quality Management.
Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.
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A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion (about $14.4 billion USD at 2017 average rate).
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Organization: NA AS
Title: Project Lead - Project Manager with Testing Delivery Experience
Requisition ID: 035867