Portfolio Manager – Tech Lead
Information Technology
Boston Massachusetts Contract Feb 2, 2023

Portfolio Manager – Tech Lead

Location: Remote
Duration: 12+ Month, Contract
Pay: $60-$70/hr

Pushing the bounds of the retail world, this company is highly successful and accumulates over fifty billion dollars in annual revenue. Diversity of thought, community, and even location is paramount to this company, which is why this company has expanded their communal reach to over two thousand different storefronts. With a mind for diversity, this company understands the worth of their employees and they strive to create a practical work life balance for their employees. This practical and diverse mentality is extended to the ample opportunities that they offer to their employees, including overtime for contractors, as well as other monetary and title-based incentives. Longevity of employment is pivotal to this company, and they actively search and create long term employment options even for contractors. Between the diversity that this company offers and the job security that this company offers, even to contactors, this company proves that it has an unequivocal entrepreneurial spirit and is insurmountably invested in their employees.

This Manager will be responsible for directing lifecycle activities including selection, implementation, and upgrade of a collection of solutions in an assigned portfolio. This Manager will also have to oversee the effectiveness of the assigned portfolio against the business strategy and roadmap and provide technical leadership in the planning, development, implementation and operational support processes of the client’s new business solutions and enhancements of existing application software / infrastructure in the assigned portfolio.


  • Work collaboratively with Global portfolio management and business analysis peers to maintain the strategic IT project portfolio alignment with Business and IT strategy
  • Scheduling of programs and projects that best support the strategic intent of IT
  • Analyze and report on the performance of the project portfolio and individual programs throughout the entire lifecycle
  • Ensure delivery across the project portfolio that is in line with quality standards, for prioritized projects
  • Report on actual benefits realization based on the approved business case


  • 8-10 years progressively responsible technical leadership experience in IT
  • This role must have knowledge of retail grocery and the technology that supports that environment including topics in Security, Network, Technical Design, and Quality Assurance
  • Experience with Windows server based applications, SQL Databases, some .Net experience is a plus
  • Understanding of Firewalls
  • Have demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging technology and trends
  • Proficiency in using structured systems development methods and techniques; Process knowledge/thinking (General Architect)
  • Analytical skills
  • Strong facilitator skills in improvement processes
  • Strong in strategic topics, adding value to vision and strategy
  • Relevant Bachelor/Master’s degree (e.g. Business Administration, IT Management)
Category Code: JN008