FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Dearborn, Michigan
Project / Program Management Consultant/Expert #948817
Job Description:
  • Program Management Team represents the Data Organization, globally, as the first point of contact for consumers of our company’s data.
  • This role manages the large portfolio, working cross-functionally with the Data Engineering team, Business, and interfacing applications.
  • This role has the Program Management responsibility for building and supporting the unified data platform in GCP data factory, building and supporting analytics / insights on the newly created data platform in GCP, and decommissioning the legacy platforms.
Skills Required:
  • Define and implement best practices, standardize processes and tools within the Data Organization to ensure an effective and efficient program management office drives successful implementation of key initiatives
  • Manage the data transformation program governance structure
  • Manage the global prioritization of the data solution demands and balance with key enterprise objectives
  • Perform initial assessment on initiatives and work with product teams to determine estimate and effort; including reviewing, critiquing, and validating requirement specifications
  • Coordinate cross functional teams to define release content, priorities, and dependencies
  • Manage changes, risks, issues, mitigation planning, and contingency planning
  • Define and maintain strategy and roadmap for Unified Data Platform, in alignment with business needs and data strategy transformation OKRs
  • Drive, track progress, and report out on key initiatives to program governance and stakeholders at various levels. Including maintaining scorecards and status reports for multiple leadership levels.
  • Identify integration conflicts and issues with global and cross portfolio initiatives and ensures they are brought into the proper governance level
  • Define, analyze, and provision key performance metrics to leadership requests
  • Participate, prepare, and facilitate in Agile/SAFe Ceremonies
  • Rally/JIRA Administrator for the portfolio; User maintenance, data integrity, consistency
Experience Required:
  • Portfolio and Program Management
  • Managing complex programs from inception to launch
  • Managing transformation programs that span across multiple product teams
  • Risk management, mitigation, and contingency planning
  • Change and issue management; along with dependency identification
  • Demand management and managing / refining backlogs
  • Experience with creating strategic roadmaps and working with cross-functional teams
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills for working in a global environment
  • Empathy and care for customers and teams
  • Detail orientated, including strong prioritization and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, manage changing priorities and adapt quickly to changing demands
  • Strong Facilitation, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • All phases of the development life cycle and familiarity with agile practices
Experience Preferred:
  • Google Cloud Digital Leader certification
  • Experience in SAFe Lean Portfolio Management
Education Required:
  • Bachelors degree in Information Technology or a related discipline
  • 6+ years of program management experience
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
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