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Technology (IT) Project Lead

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Technology
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20000664 Requisition #
Job Purpose

The New York Stock Exchange, a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE) presents an opportunity for a full-time Technology (IT) Project Lead to work in the Project Management Office (PMO), the department responsible for the management and delivery of a broad program on behalf of its clients.  These programs may comprise component projects ranging from minor product launches to large-scale new business ventures containing major technology upgrades and implementations.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with business stakeholders, other project managers as well as resources in all the appropriate technology departments, to ensure timely and successful project deliveries.

Responsibilities
  • Coordinate software delivery in a mid-size project team
  • Build expertise quickly in complex and challenging situations and prioritize across multiple project deliverables with a sense of urgency
  • Collaborate with development and quality assurance leads to build and manage release schedule, break down project into sprints and manage to externally committed dates and timelines
  • Communicate project status and material plan changes to all project stakeholders including technology and business, through regular project update, emails, and periodic stakeholder status meetings; also communicates very effectively with all project team members
  • Work with resource managers to allocate resources and identify and communicate resource risks and ensure plans are followed to mitigate
  • Capture, publish, maintain and communicate system delivery plans
  • Manage and communicate release and sprint scope, scope changes and risks to scope and timelines
  • Ensure various software environments such as production, test and dev are built out, scheduled appropriately and available for end users, development, quality assurance, and external customers

Knowledge and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Five or more years  professional experience including three or more years of project management experience
  • Track record of managing and successfully delivering in-house developed software projects
  • Solid understanding of technical risks
  • Knowledge of agile and conventional project management methods, standards and processes
  • Good project planning and tracking skills and a track record in using these successfully
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure to support project deadlines
  • Demonstrable ability to be confident, pragmatic and tenacious and work as a self-starter requiring limited supervision
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Good diplomacy skills and maturity to deal with people and personalities to resolve conflicts and get the job done
  • Influencing skills to build consensus and commitment without using line management authority
  • Good understanding of the SDLC and applying it to manage projects and risks effectively
  • Experience with a range of project methods and an ability to adapt any chosen method to meet the needs of a project/program preferred
  • Five or more years of experience with projects throughout the delivery life cycle preferred
  • Three or more years of planning and delivering professional presentations to senior management preferred
  • Three or more years of hands on technical experience either building or testing applications preferred
  • PMP certification preferred
  • Agile/Scrum knowledge/certification desirable
  • Visio, Powerpoint, Sharepoint, MS-Project, Jira preferred




Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or veteran status, or other protected status.

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