• Analytics/BI Project Manager

    Job Location(s) US-GA-Atlanta
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/1/2018 3:07 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-5988
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Perficient

     

    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Analytics/BI Project Manager in our Atlanta office located in Dunwoody, Georgia.

     

    This role is intended to manage and adapt continuously to project goals. This highly collaborative role will need to work closely with all departments, including account, creative and technology teams, in order to deliver quality solutions to our customers. 

     

    Apply project management methodology and standards to project activities in order to meet client's business expectations. Utilize expertise and leadership skills to direct staff, set project priorities, resolve issues, and to ensure project goals and requirements are met according to a specific timeline.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Create project timelines, and manage creative, development milestones and deliverables.
    • Foster an environment that adapts quickly to creative change and focuses on Agile development principles.
    • Maintain creative, production, and technical goals set forth by our teams and clients.
    • Manage overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverable dates can be clearly communicated to the product and account leads.
    • Capture and record meeting notes and ensure action items are completed promptly.
    • Ensure solutions to technical problems through discussion with technical teams to resolve problems.
    • Partner with development team members to understand opportunities and limitations of solutions being implemented.
    • Effectively balance the needs of the client, as well as the needs of the agency and internal teams.
    • Manage all deliverables with any required external vendors.
    • Provide production and technical knowledge, in addition to innovation insight, in order to arrive at the best-possible execution decisions.
    • Identify, procure and manage outside vendors that are best suited for assigned projects, when required.
    • Work closely with Scrum Master to track sprint progress against overall project timelines.
    • Manage resources for each assigned project to ensure that the project remains on schedule.
    • Work closely with the product and account leads to remain in full communication on the status and details of each project, including any cost or timing issues that may arise.
    • Anticipate any potential issues with the project through quick responses and proactive critical thinking.
    • Demonstrate skilled problem-solving capabilities to determine solutions and options to resolve problems.

    Qualifications

    • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in managing DW/BI projects including solid technical understanding on both technical layers and project life cycle of complex EDW/BI projects
    • Business Intelligence, Analytics, Big Data, or Data Science experience preferred
    • Agile Development Methodology: Experience using Agile methods such as Extreme Programming (XP), Scrum, Crystal, Dynamic Systems Development Method (DSDM), Lean Development, and/or Feature-Driven Development (FDD). Scrum Master experience/training a plus.
    • Must be incredibly detail-oriented.
    • Healthcare industry related experience a plus.
    • Broad-based information systems, technical management or business experience in a dynamic high-technology environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving capabilities.
    • Bachelor’s degree required.
    • PMP certification a plus.

    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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