Senior Lead Technical Project Management

defi Solutions

King of Prussia, PA, US / Tallahasse, FL, US / Westlake, TX, US / Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Industry: Fintech
  • Post Date: 01/13/2022
  • Website: defisolutions.com
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About defi Solutions

Defi Solutions is a financial services company that provides loan origination solutions and auto loan origination software.

Job Description

REMOTE POSITION

 

ABOUT defi SOLUTIONS:

defi SOLUTIONS is committed to all aspects of enabling the freedom that comes with financing cars, RVs, and powersports.  What role do we play?  We create the technology and corresponding services that enable our clients and improve the experience of their borrowers.  

 

defi SOLUTIONS partners with captives, banks, credit unions, and finance companies of all types and sizes to allow lenders to focus and transform their operations. The company’s comprehensive suite of originations, servicing, and analytics solutions together with technology-enabled processing services creates a flexible, configurable, and scalable platform that addresses lenders and borrowers ever-evolving needs. defi SOLUTIONS combines the expertise of defi SOLUTIONS and the former Sagent Auto Lending with the backing of Warburg Pincus, Bain Capital Ventures and Fiserv.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

defi SOLUTIONS is seeking an experienced Senior Lead Project Manager to manage internal and external technical projects.  Candidates must have a strong, demonstrated history of executing successful project management practices in a large complex business environment. The ideal candidate will have extensive, practical, and relevant experience developing and executing technology projects across multiple delivery teams.

This position will support day-to-day execution of project management activities, including ensuring predictable, consistent, and successful delivery of detailed project plans, coordinating, and monitoring small, medium, and large-scale engagements, managing expectations and deliverables, and meeting budgetary guidelines.

The Senior Lead Project Manager will provide the practical knowledge, personal experience and effective business acumen needed to execute project management in accordance with enterprise standards, as well as producing the metrics and reporting necessary to ensure defi’s product development and delivery is aligned to its business strategy.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute experienced project management disciplines, applying the appropriate knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to efficiently manage the different project phases, including initiating, planning, executing, implementing and closing
  • Employ personal experience, subject matter expertise and lessons learned from previous engagements to define key project deliverables and milestones and identify the tasks that must be completed for each to achieve the desired project outcome
  • Develop detailed project plans that define project scope, schedule and budget, working across departments to ensure all requirements are satisfied within the confines of the project and budgetary restrictions
  • Work with key stakeholders to create integrated project plans focused on attaining the outlined goals and manage project progress and budget to ensure key milestones are achieved
  • Compare and report actual performance against planned/scheduled performance
  • Manage and review the work of third-party vendors or partners to ensure acceptable deliverables
  • Ensure that issues are proactively identified and resolved effectively to keep the project on track
  • Execute efficient internal and client-facing communications with all levels within the team
  • Continuously monitor and report on progress of project to stakeholders and present routine reports defining project progress, risks, issues and resolutions
  • Create and maintain prescribed project-related artifacts in accordance with enterprise PDLC standards and governance model
  • Provide presentations and written and verbal updates to executive management
  • Assist internal teams in preparing new project requests for the portfolio governance process - through concept, business case and approval phases
  • Execute project management work in approved enterprise tools, processes, templates, standards, and reporting formats

REQUIREMENTS

  • Execute the day-to-day project management activities adhering to use of tools, processes and standards
  • Execute effective project management skills, including planning, organizing and decision-making, delegation, teamwork, negotiation, conflict management, adaptability, and stress tolerance
  • Employ advanced analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills to resolve complex business problems
  • Handle multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing priorities with broad guidance and without direct supervision
  • Communicate project progress and outcomes clearly, concisely, and accurately to leadership, steering groups, etc.
  • Communicate, both verbally and written, with a high level of confidence and expertise across all levels of business, often as a change agent
  • Build trust-based relationships with and influence other functional areas
  • Craft and articulate effective presentations to various audiences, including executive leadership
  • Compile and analyze data and translate analysis into meaningful and fact-based conversations
  • Provide business visibility to enable defi to anticipate, proactively manage and mitigate risks to avoid program and client impacts

EXPERIENCE

  • 10+ Years in Project Management preferably in a SaaS environment
  • Established working knowledge of project management best practices and demonstrated
  • Experience working in accordance with standard project management rules, tools and processes
  • Track record of delivering projects on-time and within defined budgets
  • Proven experience operating in large, complex business environments, delivering mission critical services

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Management, Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering
  • Experience working with Genesys Cloud and ServiceNow

Travel:

Business travel may be required; amount dependent upon business need and employee location.

defi SOLUTIONS is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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