Technical Project Manager

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Freelance | Job ID #57073 |
Posted Last Month

Tech Project Manager needed for an ongoing assignment in Philadelphia. We are looking for candidates with the following skill set and experience to fill the role. 


  • • Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts daily, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
  • • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers. Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort being managed.
  • • Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity. The more senior role has responsibility for multiple large, complex projects with greater impact to the enterprise.
  • • Coordinates tasks between various teams develop processes, resolves issues and ensures team and customers receive required information and documentation to perform their responsibilities.
  • • Responsible for managing deliverables and communicating with application teams to meet project deadlines will be the main areas of focus for this person.
  • • Manage and lead complex projects through the entire project lifecycle (inception, design, development, integration and test, trial, and deployment).
  • • Create and track an end-to-end project plan (in conjunction with the scrum master and team leads).
  • • Identify and manage critical path and risk areas, and create risk response and mitigation plans.
  • • Communicate statuses on progress, risks, and issues.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or another related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is required.
  • Typically has at least 10 years of IT work experience, including 7 or more years managing projects. Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
  • Agile Scrum Certified, with experience in Rally (or similar tracking tool).
  • Agile or Kanban experience preferred.
  • Preferred Enterprise systems or database administration background
  • Expertise in infrastructure concepts

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.