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Project Manager in Fairfax, VA at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 1/31/2020

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Project Manager


Contract Position

We are looking for a Project Manager to lead our team in developing a new enterprise application to handle our registration process, based on the Drupal 8 platform. The Project Manager will work with a team of product owners, business analysts and developers to deliver a first-class solution, that is used by millions of customers around the world.
This Project Manager works on site at our offices in Fairfax, VA, but will have the opportunity for up to two days remote.
Responsibilities

  • Managing the delivery of a new content management system
  • Developing a detailed project plan, with clear milestones, to ensure a successful project delivery, within scope
  • Working with product owner(s) and other stakeholders, to define the scope and prioritize project deliverables
  • Organizing agile activities, such as backlog grooming/refinement meetings with the Team, to estimate tasks and ensure requirements are clearly articulated
  • Managing the project's schedule and allocated resources; includes identifying gaps and helping to fill additional roles
  • Facilitating user testing
  • Monitoring and reporting on the project's progress
  • Identifying and communicating project risks
  • Managing changes to the project's scope and schedule


Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study, or equivalent work experience
  • Has three (3) or more years of experience managing the delivery of software projects
  • Has a technical background, or a strong understanding of the technical landscape
  • Builds strong relationships with internal and external team members; a natural collaborator
  • Has excellent communication skills; both written and oral
  • Has experience with Agile/Scrum methodologies


Preferred Skills

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Familiarity with the Atlassian suite; JIRA, Confluence or similar tools
  • Managed the delivery of a project based on open-source technologies
  • Understanding of the role of cloud technologies, dev ops, version control, etc. in a software development project