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CoE Lead Plano, TX

Plano, TX

Posted: 06/29/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 5495
CoE Lead - Plano, TX
Notes: Looking for a candidate that can speak to the components that go into making a good BRDANDUser Story (this is very important the candidate needs to know both waterfall and agile backwards and forward). This candidate will be responsible for helping to train teams on Agile/Scrum methodology, and explaining what a good user story/BRD/artifact looks like. Needs exceptional communication skills. This candidate needs to be able to speak in detail to the differences between functional and non-functional requirements. This candidate needs to be able to be hands on in creating user stories, BRDs, and use cases (needs technical expertise). Prefer a candidate that comes from a startup environment as this role is constantly changing, and the team is looking for someone who is comfortable with the change and comfortable with standing up processes from scratch. Needs to be a go-getter as this candidate needs to be able to do research with very little direction.Morgan is managing this reqPOSITION SUMMARY -

Reason for contingent headcount? PMO Operational support

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Supporting all the large projects across the organization. Working in different functions depending on where the project is in the life cycle and how the requirements look.

Job Summary:
  • Leads the Requirements CoE key components
  • Work across Company Technology Projects to engage the right resources at the right time to ensure quality artifacts are created under the projects
  • Provide input and Subject matter expertise to Technology Projects on Scope management and requirements management best practices and processes
  • Provide input on Requirements management tools used on projects
  • Identify, Recommend, adopt and Implement Requirements Management industry best practices and tools within Company
  • Works with PMO/ PM CoE to oversee and govern the quality of requirements artifacts across all projects
  • Participate in PMO Project review gates as SME for requirements artifacts
  • Follow-up with each Project leadership to ensure that Requirements deliverables remain within Company quality Standards
  • Work with BTS (Business Technology solution) leads to promote Requirements best practices
  • Track Technology projects Scope volatility, report to and engage cross organization leaders to improve the process
  • Ensure Technology projects have solid requirements/ scope management process, aligned architectural view and E2E traceability
  • Works closely with QA CoE and PM CoE to align strategies
  • Keep the Requirements CoE Sharepoint, documentations and processes up to date
  • Create user training material on Requirements CoE practices, processes, tools and techniques
  • Provide classroom and one-on-one training to the project teams

  • Business Analyst/Project Management experience with large technology implementations
  • Experience with Agile and Waterfall projects
  • In-depth subject matter expertise on Scope management, Requirements management tools, processes and best practices
  • Technical Acumen
  • Ability to work at both detail and high level
  • Ability to communicate to multiple audiences
  • Work across organization to ensure that all components supporting the end-to-end objective/requirement have been assigned

Must Haves:
  • Project Management experience and skills (Agile and Waterfall)
  • Technical acumen
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Ability to drive across multiple stakeholder organizations
  • Experience modeling strategy and recommendations
  • Great presentation skills
  • In-depth understanding and experience on Scope management, Requirements management tools and techniques
  • In-depth understanding of business architecture and Business process mapping
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office Suite 2010 (Excel, PowerPoint and Visio included)
  • Direct hands on experience working with Waterfall and Agile project methodology

Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:
  • PMP
  • Scrum Master
  • Lean / Six Sigma
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