* Working with clients and cross functional teams to manage projects and ensure they are delivered on time * Working closely with the Product Owner to develop sprint goals and plans for compelling customer experience and features are delivered for products and services across channels: web, iOS and Android * Tracking project performance to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals * Monitoring, managing and documenting all changes in project scope * Mitigating issue and escalating to leadership if necessary * Working closely with engineering and architects to define, build and launch amazing products * Working closely with software quality engineers, overseeing the process is being followed for planning, managing and execution of end-to-end product integration & testing services for all products.
* Bachelor's degree in engineering or business * Advanced degree in business management, marketing desirable * At least 5 years of project management experience * Deep knowledge of all aspects of project management methodologies: agile and scrum are required * Deep understanding of Digital Engineering, Digital Tech Stack supporting digital video and the Agile development process * Intuitive knowledge of technology and infrastructure
General Skills / Abilities
* Self-driven engaging Project Manager with proven history of demonstrated and measurable business impacts thru influence and direct team leadership * Demonstrated ability to accurately identify and mitigate project risk and forecast timelines * Ability to handle conflicting requirements and manage stakeholder expectations * Strong organizational and problem solving skills with multiple competing priorities. * Demonstrated, strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills. * Has a strong sense of operating in a proactive manner * Experience with technologies / languages such as Jira, Java, PHP, Web Services, APIs * Experience managing small to medium sized IT projects, certified Project Management Professional (PMP) a plus * Prior experience or training in ITIL/ITSM/LEAN/Six Sigma or other IT and or similar business process improvement frameworks * Consulting Project Delivery leadership and oversight of multiple smaller consulting projects * Experience managing internal projects with a cross-competency team within an agency, media company, AdTech, advertising or other relevant industry is preferred but not required * Being dedicated, self-starter with a growth mindset and positive outlook * Project management, analytical, financial, strategic planning, and leadership * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills * A passion for passionate execution and continuous learning * Comfort with working on ambiguous problems with incomplete data * Fearlessness with asking questions and learning new things * Appreciation of multicultural awareness - we have a strong culture of inclusion and wellness
Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.