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Senior Project Manager

Chennai, TN
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Responsible for delivery of application software from Analysis through to Production for FX applicationsDay-to-Day management and administration of the Project to ensure smooth execution of Project lifecycleOversee and prioritise risk, issues and dependencies based on criticalityProvide effective client communication during regular update or escalate when appropriateSuggest possible solutions and work with the technology partners to agree on best course of actionCoordinate and manage vendor upgrade testing and implementationsManaging multiple implementations and testing streamsManaging changes and ensuring appropriate documentation is available (BRD, FRD etc) that all required sign-offs and approvals are received as required to progress the project through its lifecycleProactively review the processes and procedures in place to ensure that they are as efficient as possible, compliant with the CITMP processes and that they are being adhered to by the various groups interacting with the implementation teamWork with the Project Production Support team for smooth handover of projects implemented in productionWork closely with other technology team members to ensure appropriate cover is provided during the working day and where required, be prepared to work out of hours and weekends to support upgrades and new releases to the applicationParticipating in the Technology budgeting activity and managing and monitoring the work to minimise variance from the budgeted numbersCompetenciesPossess the ability to develop good working relationships with peer groups and management Have a proactive approach towards possible issue and dependencies Efficiently manage multiple tasks and changing priorities Self motivated, enthusiastic and confident Display propensity for detail and comprehensiveness of content Proven success in a team environment Exhibit strong communication skills. Articulate in both written and verbal communication Good negotiation skills and an accomplished solution provider and problem solverQualificationsDegree in Computing Science from a top institution or a first degree in science/engineering/maths plus a Computing MscSkillsPossess good technology development experience Languages/Tools Java, J2EE, PLSQL, Databases, Oracle Operating System Unix Including Scripting, Middleware. MQ, Weblogic Experience in application development and banking domain specifically in Flexcube or Quantum framework based apps Good understanding of FX/MM/Options/FI functionality Excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to produce clear, concise documents for the production support team and the wider team Ability to explain processes and procedures to development and project staff and willingness to enforce them Managerial responsibility for a good team Experienced in working with a multi-location team Experience on managing multiple branch implementations/rollouts Needs to be self driven and have a problem solving attitudeDevelopment ValueThe successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a growing team developing strategic system in the Operations Technology arena. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to be instrumental in the building and implementation of new processes and procedures to aid in the support and stability of this critical application. This is an ideal position for a manager interested in expanding their skill set with people and controls, whilst still being part of an applications implementation team and retaining hands on activity of a technical nature. Projects in this area typically have a high profile with senior management visibility. QualificationsKnowledge/ExperienceHe/she needs to be self driven and have a problem solving attitude The candidate is expected to be enthusiastic and a quick-learner as this is a rapidly changing environment Strong analytical skill Ability to work with minimum of supervision and deliver work on target Extensive knowledge of the core banking systems and processes Must be capable of multitasking and working under pressure Organised approach, with attention to detail Some weekend working will be required to support roll-outs and upgrades Proven track record for implementing large applicationsKey RelationshipsProject Management office Operations Team Solution Vendors Production Support Managers Technology Partners Solution Architects Technology Infrastructure SA teams Oracle DBA s
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 7-12


Application Programming | Database Administration (DBA) | Project Leader/ Project Manager | Software Engineer
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