Project Manager (Agile)

Irving, TX 75063

Post Date: 03/13/2018 Job ID: 5532924 Industry: Project Management

This is a 12 month contract position. U.S. Citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply. NO CORP-TO-CORP INQUIRIES PLEASE (unless you are an individual who is incorporated).

Our global client is seeking a Software Development Project Manager, preferably in a .Net environment, but will consider other experience as well.

Details of the position include the following:
  • Manages the development and implementation of activities to meet organizational goals, and cost objectives
  • Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned projects
  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the projects
  • Managing a team (onshore and offshore) for software development projects
  • Success would be to ensure the project remains on schedule and within budget and must be completed for clients - upper management satisfaction
  • Identify issues and risks early and mitigate
  • The successful candidate will be able to work with multiple teams and cultures, multi-tasks and pivots to urgent tasks and problems quickly, is succinct with excellent communication skills while running multiple concurrent projects
  • The successful individual will have worked in .NET environments (C#), Windows OS, Oracle, worked with testing teams in addition to development, keeps track of project plans, metrics gathering, product quality management as well as multiple vendors and coordinates well with other resources internally
  • The successful individual will have worked in both Waterfall and Agile software development environments

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Highly energetic and self-motivated
  • Facilitate requirements gathering
  • Define Project scope in collaboration with customer
  • Develop detailed project plans and schedules
  • Monitor and control project schedule, scope, quality and cost.
  • Manage cross-functional teams for effective project execution Manage all the communications with customer during the project
  • Effectively present project status to customer and senior management
  • This is a customer-facing role. Excellent communication is essential

  • BE, BS or BA (or equivalent) is required within a technical or business field
  • Five (5) years experience with managing large-scale software development projects
  • Out of five (5), at least three (3) years of project management in Agile software development
  • Out of five (5), at least two (2) years of project management experience in the retail industry (this is preferred, not required)
  • PMP Certification
  • Scrum Certification
  • Clear and concise verbal/written communications with customers and management. Experience with presentations to large groups
  • Change Management Experience
  • Leadership skills
Contact: Deborah Laster | 214-705-1827 | deborahl@staffingtechnologies.Com

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