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Project Manager at Epiq Systems, Inc.

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Portland, Oregon





Job Description:


It's fun to work at a company where people truly believe in what they are doing!

Job Description:

The Project Manager (Technology), will be responsible for coordinating activities for major Epiq Technology and Business Process projects.  The PM will report to the Director of Project Management and will have a day-to-day presence with our internal client executives in the Workflow and Automation work group.

The PM will focus specifically on the following types of projects:


  • Custom software product development projects built by Epiq and partner-firm associates.

  • Integration of 3rd party developed software products into our environment, including integration to other software and processes.  These projects include significant activities related to testing and deploying complex technology elements.

  • Various other projects that span domains including Product Development, IT Infrastructure, multiple international regions, and different business groups.

  • Initial focus will be on a Workflow product built upon the Salesforce platform.  Enhancing this product, integrating it to other parts of the business, and coordinating its rollout to multiple internal organizations will be a major focus of this role.

The PM is expected to play a significant leadership role for critical Epiq projects, driving collaboration across  diverse cross-functional project teams, aligning priorities, setting expectations, and managing dependencies.

The PM will be part of an Agile team and will have opportunities to wear multiple hats.  Previous experience as a Scrum Master or Business Analyst will be highly valued.

Job Responsibilities


  • Ensure the delivery of projects on-time, on-budget, in-scope, and to the highest level of customer satisfaction

  • Responsible for planning, resourcing, scheduling, project kickoff, delivery and closing

  • Develop creative analytical framework for managing multiple projects concurrently

  • Validate resource and project duration and requirements

  • Facilitate the definition and maintenance of technical, functional and business requirements

  • Collaborate with other parts of the organization to address and resolve customer issues and to continuously improve on processes from engagement to delivery

  • Develop and/or improve tracking tools to measure project progress and benefit provided to clients

  • Work closely with all project stakeholder groups to coordinate the project milestones

  • Track project actuals against defined milestones and revisit the overall plan as and when necessary

  • Ensure delivered products meet defined business requirements and are of high quality

  • Track projects against approved budgets and report on forecasts and variances

  • Work with multiple stakeholders in the Business and IT to meet the desired objectives

  • Define project scope, resource requirements, budget, timeline, deliverables and milestones, evaluates risk and courses of action on an ongoing basis and selects the best alternative to attain project goals

  • Maintain focus on project plan tasks, manage risks throughout the project life cycle, and make contingency plans to manage issues that pose risk to budget, time delivery or functionality

  • Determine the detailed information requirements of the project stakeholders and the project/organization, develop feedback routines to ensure two-way communication

  • Determine the requirements for project time reporting, develop a communications management plan, and establishe project status reporting process and cycle

Required Qualifications & Characteristics


  • A minimum of 3-5 years Project Management experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required, preferably in a technical- or business-related field

  • A strong track record successfully delivering complex, large scale projects with a high level of customer satisfaction

  • Experience managing multiple, complex, and concurrent technology projects at varying stages, across varying customers

  • Experience with SOWs, contract management, staffing projects, managing risk, resourcing and planning

  • Experience with Cloud and hybrid-Cloud applications (AWS, Azure) is strongly preferred.  Experience with Cloud Adoption best practices is preferred.

  • Experience with Workflow tools and concepts is preferred.  Experience with the Salesforce platform is preferred.

  • Experience with Agile, Lean, and hybrid (e.g., Scrum development feeding a traditional change management process) delivery techniques is strongly preferred

  • ITIL process framework certification or knowledge is a plus, as is experience in Six Sigma methodology, including “belt” certification

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

It is Epiq’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. Epiq’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. In addition Epiq will take affirmative action for minorities, women, covered veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. Epiq is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.  Pursuant to relevant law, where applicable, Epiq will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.