MatchPoint Solutions is for candidates looking for a challenging career in a progressive company. MatchPoint and its clients are always looking for the qualified candidates, hiring directly out of top universities as well as experienced individuals from the industry.

Benefits of joining MatchPoint include:

  • Career and skill advancement
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Medical, vision & dental plans for employees & their families
  • Training Programs
  • Immigration assistance
  • Flexibility on projects
  • Vacation Time
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Bonus for business development
  • Retirement Plan
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Project Lead(645359)

Location: Plano, TX
Job # 11260565
Date Posted: 08-10-2018
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with project sponsors, stakeholders and key systems users.
  • Contribute to the Schedule Management, Time Management, Budget Management, Scope Management, Change Control Management, Quality Management, Risk Management, Issue Tracking, Estimating and Planning
  • Assist users in prioritizing new development projects, enhancement projects for existing systems, and system maintenance requests.
  • Work closely with the users and technical teams to ensure that the business requirements are clear and well defined, and that the technical solutions meet the business requirements.
  • Assess alternative systems approaches for workability and economic feasibility.
  • Estimate staff resource needs for technical resources, user personnel, consultants, and equipment.  
  • Applied project management methodologies and best practices as directed by senior management or that are most appropriate for the project.
  • Direct the efforts of technical resources, including contingent workers, associates and 3rd party vendor staff as appropriate.  
  • Plan team member work assignments and schedules, and guides and monitors work performance.  
  • Develop, manage and review project documentation including project plan, budget documentation and status reports
  • Communicate project status regularly to IT management and project stakeholders.
  • Formalize project activities and guides a project acceptance as a production system.  
  • Make recommendations regarding project resourcing requirements.
  • Participate in RFP development and vendor selection, review and management.
  • Fulfill departmental requirements by providing work coverage and administrative notification during periods of personnel illness, vacation or education.
  • BS or BA degree in computer science, business administration, or related technical field or equivalent experience is required
  • Minimum 5 years in project lead and/or management roles in large enterprise environments overseeing small to large teams directly and in matrix managed environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and organizational skills, and the ability to build strong working relationships with technical and non-technical teams alike at all levels including senior management
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate and guide the efforts of small or large teams to successful project completion
  • Ability to lead multiple projects at once, as required, and prioritize appropriately
  • Skills with standard project management tools including Clarity, MS Project, MS Office, Visio, and Niku
  • Experience with standardized project management methodologies, processes and compliance standards including SDLC, RUP, PMI, CMMI, ISO, Six Sigma, ITIL and SOX

Must Haves:  
Organization skills, MS office, Communication Skills.   
Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:
CSM/PMP.  Automotive Manufacturing.
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