Senior Project Manager

Job Location(s) US-National
Posted Date 7 days ago(1/14/2022 10:21 AM)
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Project Management




At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in Latin America, India, and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


About Our Custom Development Solutions Group


The Custom & Product Development (CPD) group takes a solutions-oriented approach to helping our clients. We focus on understanding the business problem to solve, manage the engagement, but work as a partner. We assemble teams accountable for the solutions, applying the right tools and technology for the project. The 150+ (and growing) members of the CPD team are smart and creative and have various levels of experience, all rooted in a development background.


Client solutions often involve front end web and mobile components, service layers, and backend data storage and analysis, integration with customer and third-party systems, and modern DevOps practices. We also pride ourselves on being able to figure out and adopt client-specific and emerging technologies that will help with a solution.


Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Project Manager in our CPD national business unit. 


The role of the Senior Project Manager is a key delivery and client relationship point of contact that is responsible for leading and driving our clients' projects to success. The Project Manager plans, faciliates, and drives all aspects of highly complex technology projects via an agile methodology. They interface with Perficient technical and business delivery personnel, as well as vendors and customers on a regular basis. Additionally, being a senior member of the organization, they will formally and informally mentor junior consultants.


The role is intended to manage and adapt continuously to project goals and client needs. This highly collaborative role will need to work closely with all departments to deliver quality solutions to our customers, including: account, creative/design, implementation, and quality assurance teams.


Join a world class team and propel your career to new heights. Make a significant impact to the success of high profile, full life-cycle projects by producing elegant & robust software solutions. Here you will solve problems, affect the bottom line, make a tangible difference, see the results of your work, and grow! We will push you to the limits of learning, collaboration, contribution, problem solving, delivery & innovation as you will be immersed in highly addictive, cutting edge technology projects.  Check out our landing page to dive deeper into our services and case studies.


  • Understand complexities of a large program and manage all aspects and phases of complex technology projects, including all necessary workstreams (UX, architecture, development, QA, etc.)
  • Interact with product managers and other organizational units such as QA, operations, and external IT partners.
  • Create, maintain, and manage project budgets, forecasts, and resource plans.
  • Track and communicate project status to all necessary stakeholders, including documentation and proactive management of project assumptions, risks, issues, decisions, and dependencies.
  • Facilitate all agile ceremonies and track sprint progress against overall project timelines and goals.
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement that adapts quickly to changes and focuses on agile development principles.
  • Partner with development team members to understand opportunities and limitations of solutions being implemented.
  • Effectively balance the needs of the client, team, timeline, solution scope, and budget.
  • Demonstrate skilled problem-solving capabilities to determine solutions and resolve problems.
  • Establish common goals across multiple teams, and define useful metrics and reporting to track team performance.


  • Minimum of 7 years experience leading projects within a technical environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience leading projects in an Agile development environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Deep understanding of iterative development methodologies.
  • Ability to thrive in highly collaborative cross-functional teams of User Experience, Developers, Architects, QA, and business stakeholders to deliver business driven technology solutions
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the software delivery lifecycle and agile methodologies.
  • Must be incredibly detail oriented.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong team leadership skills.
  • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving capabilities.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of current technologies and complex enterprise level applications.
  • Skilled ability to obtain, understand and respond strategically to client needs.
  • Highly detail oriented, well organized, and able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Energetic, motivated, service-oriented, and be able to multitask.
  • Proven track record of delivering on time, on budget, and meeting client commitments.
  • Excellent listening, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent facilitation, presentation, and reporting skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Flexible to new situations and challenges.

Preferred skills:

  • Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • Strong understanding of complex enterprise level applications.
  • Certified ScrumMaster certification and/or other Agile certifications.
  • Experience working in a SAFe Agile environment.

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 




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