Engagement Manager (Technology)

Position Type: W2 Contract (Full Time, 40 hours per week) **NO C2C/C2H**

Location: Remote (United States)

Length of Assignment: 6 Months

Start Date: ASAP

Pay Range:  $60 to $65 per hour

POSITION OVERVIEW:  The Engagement Manager is accountable and responsible for the end-to-end delivery of application technology solutions in line with strategic business objectives.  He/she ensures that the business needs are clearly understood and the technology implemented meets the needs and expectations of the business.  He/she will also provide consultation directly to our client's Application Studios leadership team and customers around solution options and vendor product selection as needed.  Other duties include: working with channel leadership to budget and prioritize planned and unplanned development and maintenance project engagements, working with Business System Analysts (BSAs) and Solution Architects to develop high level understanding of scope and feasibility of technical solutions, overseeing product planning, delivery, release management, and deployment to ensure technology standards and business needs are met.

Product Responsibilities:
Manage the day to day decision as it relates to assigned projects.
Work with channel and business leadership to develop a strategy for execution of product roadmaps.
Seek ways to reduce application related costs and increase efficiencies of applications in production.
Integrate the business strategy and knowledge of software capabilities (current and future) into vision and direction for all channel-related products.
Collaborate with channel leaders and project team to design, develop, and support Enterprise wide solutions.
Team with Business System Analysts and Architects to ensure that all products support the appropriate business processes and have the appropriate support and maintenance processes in place.

Project Responsibilities:
Lead all design and development aspects of SDLC for our client's Application Studios projects
Ensure standards, procedures, and methodologies in the delivery life cycle are followed.
Ensure all development and maintenance projects are in accordance with channel strategy, and adhere to product and channel vision and product innovation roadmaps.
Head project execution, resource deployment, and overall leadership and coordination efforts to ensure projects are completed on schedule and within budget.
Communicate development and production status and issues to management and stakeholders.
Develop project documentation in collaboration with PMO (e.g., project initiation documentation, budget, project plan, and resource plan).
Ensure resources assigned to projects are meeting deadlines and focused on the right activities.
Escalate issues, risks, and decisions to the Channel Leader or other stakeholders as necessary and develop mitigating actions.
Monitor progress and status of deliverables.
Ensure proper functioning of the Products and Applications and recommend upgrades as necessary.
Review projects for completeness of thought and consistency of approach and interface.

Project Delivery Teaming:
Collaborate with PMO to prepare overall project schedule, milestones, tasks, and estimates.
Participate in technology and solution decisions with architecture and product teams for projects.
Collaborate with Solution and Application Architects to ensure that technical design, unit testing, deployment, and implementation requirements are properly documented.
Collaborate with Business System Analysts (BSAs) to analyze business and functional requirements that have a impact on business applications.
Work with offshore Technical Delivery Manager to optimize the mix of the development resources.
Coordinate with architecture and development teams to perform code reviews to ensure that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined architecture and design.
Coordinate with BSAs and Quality Engineering teams to ensure proper testing is performed
Lead project delivery teams and focus on continuous process improvement.

Offshore Team Oversight:
Determine daily progress and status of deliverables on projects.
Lead both internal teams and offshore vendor teams project delivery, plans, and ensure proper staffing.
Ensure that all project resources are focused on the effort they are aligned to.


SAFe/Agile Methodology Experience

D-Suite Level Reporting Experience