Senior Project Manager

project manager, project management, pmp, agile, cloud, enterprise, digital, digital strategies, strategy, jira
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 6 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

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Looking for an experienced, energetic, and passionate Senior Project Manager to support our Digital Strategy. You will be part of a large team driving a highly visible Digital strategic agenda for the organization. This is a superb opportunity for a strong leader that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment using new technology and solutions! Candidate must push through hurdles and ensure that the various team stays on track and meet the needs of our clients. If you have a passion and desire for making a positive impact to the company bottom line in an agile environment, this is the place for you.

  1. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • This role includes serving as both Scrum Master project manager for an Agile feature team.
  • Facilitate daily standups, sprint planning sessions, sprint demos, and backlog grooming/estimation sessions; track and manage the team’s velocity
  • Ensure the team’s work in Jira is kept current with status and metadata such as labels, milestones, releases, and iterations, as well as create the appropriate dashboards to easily track the team’s work
  • Manage the team’s delivery against the release timelines, flagging risks and issues when they arise; proactively identify and work to remove blockers identified during development
  • Facilitate requirements gathering for complex applications by working with stakeholder clients and development team lead for the creation, analysis, and elaboration of high-quality user stories to guide development and QA
  • Work with the Product Owner to ensure the top of the story backlog is kept in a prioritized, estimated, and elaborated state
  • Drive the team’s continual improvement, providing expert guidance on Agile best practices
  • Manage key operational and administrative processes at the company level to drive costs, quality, and customer value throughout the organization.
  • Direct the continuous assessment of established processes and procedures and the development of new processes to enhance efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Investigate existing or proposed systems and procedures and implement simplifications and/or improvements.

III. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • 8+ or more years of Project Management work experience.
  • Highly proficient in collaborating with project stakeholders, end-users, business partners, and technical team members to deliver high quality projects.
  • Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
  • Understand the fundamentals of iterative and incremental development
  • Good skills and knowledge of servant leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Hands on with project documentation. Well-versed in industry best-practices and current technologies. Must have prior background in managing large, multi-team engagements.
  • Hands-on experience with proposal creation and leading proposal presentations.
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Know about the value of metrics and incremental delivery.
  • Wide variety of IT and business consulting engagement experience.
  1. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  2. PMP Certification.
  3. Jira software experience
  4. Prior experience managing enterprise, cloud-based projects is a plus.
Dice Id : itgllc
Position Id : 826718
Originally Posted : 3 years ago
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