Posted on: September 24, 2022
Project Manager Qualification: Bachelors in science ,
engineering or equivalent Responsibility: Project Planning and
Setup: Understand project scope. Based on the analysis of the type
of the project provide inputs on project methodology to senior
stakeholders (Project Manager / Architects etc). Consolidate inputs
from developers and collectively provide inputs on activities/
tasks, task level estimates, schedule, dependencies, risks etc.
Consolidate inputs from developers and collectively provide inputs
to testing strategy, configuration, deployment, hardware/software
requirement etc. Analyze in detail resources required for every
phase, conduct estimation of time utilization of different
resources and activities, prepare resource and development plan or
provide inputs and review with PM. Participate in KT sessions
conducted by customer/ other business teams. Requirement
Understanding and Analysis: Along with the Business Analyst, gather
requirements (functional and nonfunctional) from customer. Analyze
requirements for feasibility with regards to testing and
implementation. Provide inputs for requirements prioritization.
Debrief team on the requirements gathered and seek feedback.
Participate in client calls and seek clarifications if any. Create
and maintain requirements traceability matrix along with BA.
Provide inputs during creation of operational concepts and
scenarios. Work with administrators to setup security requirements.
Design: Understand various functional and non functional
requirements and HLD in order to provide inputs to create LLD and
review. Recommend make/ buy or alternate solutions. Provide inputs
in designing end to end solution from a technical perspective.
Create code development checklist. Prepare UI specifications / mock
ups for reports / dashboards and provide guidance to team members/
designers for creating data mapping documents or unit documents for
ETL & BI. Provide inputs to data modeling based on the project
understanding. Walkthrough the design along with PM to the customer
and coordinate to seek signoff on design and other artifacts.
Coding: Guide team in coding as per design. Define the Development
framework, reusable templates based on the organization repository
and past experience. Allocate modules to developers for coding.
Provide inputs for setting up development environment. Provide
guidance to developers and set standards. Review pseudo codes
written by developers and provide a go ahead for code development.
Review final codes written by developers on adherence to
standards/functionality and approve for testing. Monitor code merge
to build environment and provide consolidated feedback to design.
Testing Management: Provide inputs to testing strategy / approach
at a high level. Review test cases written by team. In case of
small projects, review/ guide for SIT and other testing. Provide
support for development of unit/ integration test cases as
required. Check if peer review is completed at each step of test
execution. Monitor defects raised and closed. Conduct root cause
analysis to avoid repetition of defects. Follow up with team
assigned for rework on code defects and close the same. Attend QA
audits as and when required. Deployment: Setup instructions.
Understand release and deployment environment and provide inputs
for release/deployments plan. Resolve issues that arise during
project deployment/ closure. Check that all action items mentioned
in the deployment checklist have been completed. Monitor and review
smoke testing, mock runs. Project Execution Monitoring & closure
(Support to Project Management activities): Provide status inputs
to the project manager. Support Project Manager in creating a
weekly status report including tasks achieved in the week and plan
for next week. Provide guidance to team through SDLC. Track metrics
wrt plan and monitor the same. Collect and present metrics
(utilization, time spent on each activity / team etc) to the
Project Manager. In case of change in the project, support in
creating a first level impact analysis. Support project manager in
gathering all documents required for audits and maintain them
regularly. Service Support and Maintenance: Create transition plan.
provide transition walkthrough to the maintenance team. Stakeholder
Management: Understand internal stakeholders (Account Manager,
Project Managers etc) and client expectations. Follow through on
commitments, achieve timely resolution of issues. Knowledge
Management: Provide guidance to team members to maintain all
documentation related to project. Create/ guide creation of
knowledge articles on the problem, workaround solutions, best
practices, new methodology implemented, retrospection report etc.
Monitor and report the usage of knowledge articles. People
Management: Provide assistance in selection of representative
employee groups for training. Conduct training or knowledge sharing
sessions. Mentor team members in project teams with respect to
product and domain skills on projects. Conduct technical, face to
face interviews. Conduct / support managers in conducting
appraisals for team members and share final ratings with the
relevant stakeholders. Coordinate with the project/program manager
in understanding how the employee can better contribute to the
project, seek feedback and address concerns. Sales Support:
Understand RFP. Participate in ongoing calls with the vertical team
members. Provide references. Create relevant parts of the proposal
and identify the case studies to be included. Provide time and
resource estimates based on technical complexity and type of work
done earlier. List out the challenges, dependencies, assumptions
and timelines required for the project under guidance. Provide
inputs on technology preference based on the project requirements.
Review with the applicable vertical teams and incorporate their
feedback. Must Have Skills AWS Big Data Apache Spark Python Good To
Have Skills AWS Services SQL Spark Tableau Unix Technical Skills
SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 AWS Big Data PL4
Required 2 AWS Services PL4 Desired 3 SQL PL4 Desired 4 Spark PL4
Desired 5 Apache Spark PL4 Required 6 Tableau PL4 Desired 7 Python
PL4 Required 8 Unix PL4 Desired Proficiency Legends Proficiency
Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and
comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this
skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working
knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply
this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has
comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She
/ he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the
skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as
a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of
analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the
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