Program Delivery Manager - Azure

Recruiter
Cognizant
Location
Irving, TX, USA
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
25 Nov 2020
Closes
10 Dec 2020
Ref
9169555
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Manager
Program Delivery Manager – Azure Location and Travel: Irving - TX
*This role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*
Job Description: We are looking for a Program Delivery Manager – Azure who will be responsible for defining, analyzing and documenting project requirements, clearly communicating these to the development team, and conducting software quality assurance. The person in this role has experience with leading an effort and driving it through to completion in an Agile environment.
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
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  • Leading projects on cloud data platform / analytics technologies
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  • Responsible for leading scope, time, quality and budget with effective communications.
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  • Responsible for end delivery by forming the team of required delivery professionals.
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  • Responsible to Plan and forecast the activities by defining the execution approval and controlling with project governance.
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  • Establish the project collaboration and communication channels for effective delivery.
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  • Manage the communication channel by collaborating with multi-functional teams of partners including client and Incumbent vendors.
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  • Being the part of program teams, help in resolving project issues and mitigating the risks with effective project management strategies and collaboration.
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  • Understanding the inter-dependability of work streams, features and the impact of changes
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  • Engage with IT and Business partners equally to create a solution/project alignments
Quality Analysis
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  • Overall 12-15 years of IT experience, with 4 to 6 years of experience in project/program management
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  • 3 years of experience in delivery projects using Azure Cloud Technologies and through onsite / offshore delivery model
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  • 5 years of experience in agile delivery
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  • Experienced in executing projects on data modernization solutions on data lake, data warehouse retirement, BI and Analytics
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  • Should have excellent presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with internal and external executives, IT management and business executives
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  • Ability to influence direction of the projects, goals and client decisions
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  • Ability to manage and maintain high level project plans and landmarks with complexities
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  • Ability to drive engagement in a multi-vendor execution model
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  • Experienced in financial and execution health tracking
Qualifications:
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  • Awareness of data management, BI and Analytics solution principles and architecture
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  • Awareness of standard methodologies for automation in data and analytics space
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  • Domain: Retail/Supply chain/Pharmacy
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Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500, and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.
Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is encouraged to craft significant solutions through true teamwork.