Lixar is looking for a
Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager
  • Remote & Coast-to-Coast

Lixar is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team. In this role, you are accountable to ensure your team delivers what it said, when it said, for the price it said and are empowered to make things happen.  Autonomous, dynamic and able to solve problems, the Senior Project Manager must have natural leadership skills, be proactive and demonstrate sound judgment and strong interpersonal skills.  A history with software development projects is fundamental to your success.  You will lead multiple projects focusing on senior stakeholder management while guiding intermediate project managers and project coordinators on day to day tasks.  You will be supported by our PMO and Lixar Way delivery process.  

What you will be doing:

  • Managing senior level customer interactions and guiding your teams on alignment to scope, timeline, and budget across the lifecycle of Software Development projects
  • Overseeing the creation and management project plans (using Agile, Waterfall or other project methodologies)
  • Coordinating reporting on progress, billables, and costs of project delivery
  • Communicating project status to all key stakeholders and ensuring that any issues that may impact objectives are brought forward and addressed
  • Coordinating and contributing to project estimation efforts by being the voice of experience

What you must have:

  • 10+ years in Project Management, specifically with software project delivery
  • 3+ years in Senior Project Management roles including senior stakeholder management and leading other project managers
  • Experience helping sales and account management turn ideas into executable projects
  • Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) and Waterfall
  • A high level of effectiveness in both written and verbal communication
  • Proven ability to meet commitments, meet timelines and deliver
  • Ability to work independently, manage change and work well under pressure
  • Proven ability to apply initiative and creativity when approaching challenges
  • Experience working with distributed and co-located teams
  • High personal standards and commitment to quality

What will make you stand out:

  • PMP, CAPM, Certified Scrum Master, Certified SCrum Professional or PMI-ACP preferred
  • Technical education and prior experience as a developer, tester, BA or other technical role would be an asset
  • Strong understanding of system development life-cycles
  • Previous experience working in a Scrum Master role would be an asset
  • Conceptual understanding of one or more of the following: data science, data engineering, web development, mobile development, containerization, IoT or DevOps tooling would be an asset
  • Previous experience developing solutions in AWS / Azure would be an asset
  • Previous experience using Jira or Azure DevOps would be an asset

What you must value:

  • Knowing that routines are in fact, not routine
  • Holding ourselves accountable to a high level of quality
  • Creating a culture of inclusivity, diversity where we embrace our differences
  • Encouraging communication within all levels of our organization
  • A blameless, iterative, approach to delivery and excellence
  • Getting things done!

Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.

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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.