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Job offered: Technical Project Manager (Moodle E-Learning)

Type: Contract
Location: Toronto

Company Details: AME Learning (“AME”) has been a leader in providing financial literacy education in corporate and academic markets.  AME Learning works with over 70 academic institutions across North America including Sheridan College, Fanshawe College, Conestoga College, Folsom Lake College and Oakland CC. For more company information, visit our website at www.amelearning.com.

Role Description: The technical project manager will drive and deliver differentiated technology solutions that overcome real business challenges and result in measureable ROI. The projects include upgrading and maintaining the company’s existing software platform, converting the company’s existing Flash modules into HTML5 format and UX redesign, as well as creating a new generation of algorithmic homework questions. This person essentially combines the role of a project manager, programmer and quality assurance analyst.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Plan, manage and communicate the progress of projects, achieving project milestones and maintaining momentum of the project.
  • Lead multi-disciplinary and often remote project teams through all phases of the project cycle, providing coaching, problem solving and motivation.
  • Report and manage relationships and expectations of various stakeholders.
  • Ensure that process knowledge and best practices are fully explained and adopted by teams.
  • Help the team prioritize the latest set of technical issues and lead the team in identifying the problem at the root of one or several technical issues.
  • Proactively employ mitigation strategies for technical risks.
  • Coordinate systems and applications upgrades and expansions accurately without adversely affecting systems availability.
  • Have the ability to prepare meaningful, accurate and concise reports
  • Have the ability to clearly communicate technical concepts and their impacts to non-technical audiences.

 

Qualifications:

·        5+ years’ experience in system/software solution development and delivery

·        5+ years’ experience in project management

·        Working knowledge in PHP, JavaScript, HTML5 and MySQL

·        Knowledge of user interface design (HTML, JavaScript, CSS, XML)

·        Knowledge of Moodle, Blackboard or other Learning Management Systems is a definite asset

·        Knowledge of Linux and Apache is an asset

·        Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·        Self-motivated and very creative

·        Work well independently as well as in a cross-functional team environment

 

Applicants: Please send applications, including cover letter and resume, to linda.zhang@amelearning.com. We thank all applicants who choose to apply; however, only those selected will be contacted.

Entry added by Graeme Gomes - Friday, June 24, 2016, 7:27 AM
Last updated - Friday, June 24, 2016, 7:27 AM