Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Project Manager - Wireless Applications, Cox Communications

Location: Alpharetta, GA
Contact: Trevor Harding (trevor.harding@cox.com)

The Project Manager will work with New Product Development, Marketing, Customer Care and the IT teams to create and implement new products/product enhancements including support of the same. The PM will coordinate efforts between development, infrastructure engineering and operations teams to assess the impact of products and/or enhancements, and changes required to enable these products/enhancements. The PM will create, implement, monitor and close out project plans including budget creation and tracking.

The candidate will have a strong analytical and technical background in the field of software development and have demonstrated capability of understanding and implementing new technologies in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment coupled with the ability to manage multiple deliverables.

The candidate will work closely and interact directly with technical staff to identify, rationalize and document business requirement and translate them into functional specifications which detail the approach to address and resolve the business needs. Preferred candidates will have hands-on experience in successful production launches of internal and external customer facing wireless applications and be a subject matter expert in various components of wireless technology such as WAP, J2ME, SMS etc.

This is a high profile position requiring the individual to interact with business sponsors and stakeholders as well as facilitate meetings and presentations. This position requires a high level of professionalism and an excellent subjective presence.

Must have outstanding interpersonal skills, as this position will interact with business sponsors frequently facilitating meetings/presentations.

5+ years experience in the telecommunications industry, preferably with one of the big four wireless carriers in the US.

Extremely strong written and verbal communication skills with a focus on documentation (business use case and functional requirement documents).

Experience with documenting integration needs between internal applications.

Wireless and wireless web applications project development experience.

MUST have experience in FULL project lifecycle ¿ From Discovery to Implementation with focus on the early stages.

Demonstrate knowledge of company functioning and departmental relationships.

Create, implement, monitor and close out project plans including budgeting.

Assign and coordinate work of cross-functional team members to accomplish project goals.

Act as a liaison with various inter and intra department constituents.

Manage projects > $1 million or 1 year in duration.

5-7 years of experience managing technical projects and business analysis in a software development shop.

4 year college degree required.

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