Job Description :
Must be US Citizen OR Green card Holder
Job Title: Technical Project Manager
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 6+
Location-Phoenix, AZ…Must be willing to re-locate on own expense.

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Job Description-Technical Project Manager- 3 to 5 openings!
Job Description
American Express is embarking on an exciting transformation driven by an energetic new team of high performers. This group is nimble and creative with the power to shape our technology and product roadmap. If you have the talent and desire to deliver innovative payment products and services at a rapid pace, serving our customers seamlessly across physical, digital, mobile, and social media, join our transformation team!
Technical Project Managers that join our Technologies team can be assigned to one of several exciting teams that are developing new virtual, Internet-based payment solutions, customer service portals, online merchant services support and integration, credit management tools, and suites of web-based applications for cardmember targeted offers that will span over 20 international markets.
You will be responsible for supporting the American Express Customer Marketing Capabilities team by playing an integral role in developing solutions and contributing to the long term strategy for new and existing critical applications. Our team is diverse, supporting not only the execution of marketing through the systems that we own, but also the advertising teams that use these systems for their marketing and campaign activities. It is an exciting portfolio with large amount of opportunity for the successful applicant

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Drives integrated teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product owners, architects, engineers, and quality assurance
Works within and across business units to prioritize, plan, and execute the development schedule for major product releases
Manages and tracks team velocity, financials, and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports
Assigns development resources to activities, and monitors performance across resource channels
Maintains dependency plan between planned sprints across engineering, infrastructure, and third parties
Manages, and appropriately escalates, delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes tied to the product development initiatives
May perform hands-on reviews of product backlog, designs, code, test scripts, and results in addressing delivery impediments or product quality issues
Ensures deliverables across engineering teams are high quality and clearly documented
Conducts daily stand-ups and retrospectives at the end of each sprint, and ensures that the team is continuously learning from the past
Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies
Serves as a platform subject matter expert to business development teams and works with business partners and architects to identify technical solutions and business process improvements
May provide mentoring and consultancy on business processes to project team members
REQUIRED Qualifications
3-5+ years of technical project management experience
Deep understanding of all aspects of software design with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility
Coding experience and ability to review code with team members and help drive solutions
Experience managing Agile, Scrum rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions that meet customer expectations for timeliness and quality
Experience managing project budgets and reporting
Excellent oral and written communication skills; Ability to effectively communicate across third parties and technical and business product managers
Ability to get industry leading solutions to market efficiently and effectively
Experience in clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity/under-defined problems, advocating for simplification, and influencing teams
Ability to enable business capabilities through innovation
Demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in how fast they develop working software
Bachelor''s or master''s degree in computer science, computer engineering, or other technical discipline, or equivalent work experience, is preferred
PMI certification is a plus
Scrum Master certification is a plus
Experience using Rally AGILE delivery management platform is a plus
Experience with object-oriented design and coding skills across a variety of platforms (JAVA, HTML5, BLAZE, DB2, XML, and Mainframe) is a plus
Experience with web services and open API development, as well as SOA concepts, is a plus


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