Agile Project Manager

Agile, Agile management, IT service management, Project management, Product management, User stories, Strategy, Product Backlogs, Roadmaps, Agile Project Manager
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Title: Agile Project Manager

 Description: STG is a SEI CMMi Level 5 company with several Fortune 500 and State Government clients. STG has an opening for Agile Project Manager. Please note that this project assignment is with our own direct clients.  We do not go through any vendors.  STG only does business with direct end-clients. This is expected to be a long-term position. STG will provide immigration and permanent residency sponsorship assistance to those candidates who need it.

Position Description:

Seeking an experienced and highly competent Senior Level Project/Product Manager to Lead a number of concurrent IT Enhancement and New Development Projects for a mission critical Legacy Application. The ideal candidate is a natural leader, very organized, with a keen sense of detail and a natural ability to organize/guide and mitigate risks. Candidate performs superbly under pressure and can balance a number of disparate projects for a Team of seasoned mainframe Software Engineers (SEs). The best PM is a strong communicator that will ensure that each Software Engineer's project is delivered on time and with high quality, according to defined processes. Experience with Agile methodology is a must. Difficult situations and business partner conversations must be handled tactfully. Both the Business and the Team must like you, trust you, and feel comfortable around you. VI&D is a mission critical application and core so some level of stress is expected. If you're up to the challenge, we look forward to speaking with you.

Skills Required:

Strong and effective Project Management Skills; Keen ability to manage projects and people -- delivering enhancements on time and with high quality using Agile Methodology.

Skills Preferred:

MS Office Suite + Rally + Strong communication and organization skills

 

Experience Required:

5+ years of solid Project Management Skills

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with Agile practices
  • Champion Agile processes, culture, best practices and techniques; participate in and facilitate Agile ceremonies.
  • Understand business and user priorities, and technical feasibility in order to prioritize the product backlog and manage risks.
  • Initiate/translate the change management plan into manageable product features in the backlog. Ensure the backlog is populated with enough prioritized user stories that are ready to be estimated for the next two iterations.
  • Continuously ensure that iterations and the overall change management direction will meet business objectives.
  • Actively manage features and dependencies in and across releases.
  • Communicate often and openly with the team by being responsive to in-person prompts.
  • Assess the overall health of the change management plan and raise key decision to move it forward.
  • Demonstrated successful implementation of multiple change management initiatives.
  • Large program experience with diverse teams and multiple technologies.
  • Strong communications, negotiation, and related skills
  • Strong facilitation skills to deliver collaborative strategies and solutions in an engaging manner.
  • Demonstrated capability to manage complex initiatives (integration, risks, issues etc.) Demonstrated capability to formulate and communicate strategy
  • Experience in Agile principles.
  • Experience in Design Thinking principles.
  • Experience in stakeholder management.
  • Ability to think innovatively to identify product improvements using data and or customer feedback.
  • Ability to establish strong working relationships. Ability to adapt communication style and approach.
  • Ability to provide change expertise to deliver business strategies or recommend alternative solutions.
  • Working knowledge of IT and Finance policy

Education Required:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or equivalent experience in a relevant field

Resume Submittal Instructions:  Interested/qualified candidates should email their word formatted resumes to Vasavi Konda at  vasavi.konda(@)stgit.com  or contact me at In the subject line of the email please include:  First and Last Name: Agile Project Manager

Corporate Overview of STG: Established in 1985, Systems Technology Group (STG) is a fast-growing IT and Engineering consulting and systems integration services firm. STG is proud that clients like Ford Motor Company, American Axle, Sears Corporation, Chrysler, LLC, Mercedes Benz, United Health, General Motors, State of Texas, State of Michigan, State of Minnesota, State of Georgia, and others trust their IT services needs to STG. STG has offices in North America, Europe and India to service our client’s global IT and Engineering needs.

 

Sincerely,

Vasavi Konda| Recruiting Specialist

Systems Technology Group (STG)

3001 W. Big Beaver Road, Suite 500

Troy, Michigan 48084     

Phone: 248.712.6725(O)

Email: vasavi.konda(@)stgit.com

 

Dice Id : 10124418
Position Id : 7401221
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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