Healthcare Software Project Manager (Mid-Level)

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Kforce Inc.
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Full Time, Perm
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Job Description

Kforce has a client seeking a Mid-Level Healthcare Software Project Manager in Scottsdale, AZ.

* Drives development teams to deliver technology solutions in support of key product initiatives by working closely with product owners, architects, engineers, and quality assurance
* Works with the PMO office to prioritize, plan, and execute the development schedule for major product releases
* Manages, and appropriately escalates, delivery impediments, risks, issues, and changes tied to the product development initiatives
* May perform hands-on reviews of product backlog, designs, code, test scripts, and results in addressing delivery impediments or product quality issues
* Ensures deliverables across engineering teams are high quality and clearly documented
* Conducts daily stand-ups and retrospectives at the end of each sprint, and ensures that the team is continuously learning from the past
* Manages and tracks team velocity, burndown and other KPIs in relation to the plan and published progress reports
* This -rebel with a cause- looks beyond the obvious for continuous improvement opportunities

* Bachelor's or Master's degree in technical discipline, or equivalent work experience is preferred
* 3 - 6 years of technical project management experience managing IT Software Development projects
* Experience as a Project Manager in the Healthcare industry is required
* Experience managing Agile, Scrum, or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions that meet customer expectations for timeliness and quality
* Experience with healthcare industry is a big plus, but not required
* Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to effectively communicate across third parties and technical and business product managers
* Deep understanding of all aspects of software design with a demonstrated track record of increasing responsibility
* Experience in clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity/under-defined problems, advocating for simplification, and influencing teams
* Demonstrated willingness to learn new technologies and takes pride in how fast they develop working software
* PMI and/or Scrum Master certification is a plus
* Experience with web services and open API development, as well as SOA concepts, is a plus
* Ideally someone from a development background
* Someone that has managed software development projects
* Someone with daily operational execution experience of IT/SW Dev Projects; this is not a Senior candidate that has done the budgets/P&L stuff - Just pure Project Management

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Company Information

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm specializing in the technology areas of project management, business analysis, application development, enterprise data management and infastructure for commercial and government organizations. Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. We are committed to “Great People = Great Results” and offer exciting job opportunities across the United States. Kforce continues to look for experienced technology professionals to join our team of great people! Kforce specializes in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement technology opportunities. Our staffing specialists work to understand your career goals and offer career advice in order to help you become a more marketable technology professional.
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Position Id : ITWQG1607322

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