Program Manager - Apps

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Job Description

Job Classification: Contract

• During Initiation, work with the project team to define project methodology (agile, waterfall, hybrid).
- During Planning, tailor project approach and expected deliverables to the chosen methodology.
- Organize regular communication within project team and updates to stakeholders and Senior Leadership Team. If the project is using agile methodology, organize and facilitate sprint and/or release planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, demos and other Scrum-related meetings as needed.
- Maintain transparency into the teams. Communicate project risks early and often to all stakeholders. For agile projects, work through product and sprint backlogs, burn-down charts, and other required communications. Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.
- Build and maintain strong business acumen, with a deep understanding of business drivers.
- Coordinate and partner with the Technology Services group to plan and implement hardware and software solutions for projects or incidents, while providing seamless service to customers.
- Partner with the business unit to meet organizational goals, and provides financial progress reporting to ensure maximum ROI.
- Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the goal.
- Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution; empower the teams to self-organize; improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible. Engage stakeholders in critical discussions.
- Contribute to development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives and process improvement programs.
- For agile projects, ensure the team strives to make sure each sprint is potentially shippable.
- If agile methodology is used, assist with product backlog maintenance, story prioritization, and resolution of defects.
- Participate in company meetings to facilitate consistent practices across the entire organization.
- Capable of working with team members in a virtual setting across multiple geographies.
- If agile methodology is used, support the scrum team, specifically:
o Work with team to define what is meant by the concept *done* and facilitate clarity with respect to the Sprint goal.
o Help team members to understand their roles in the planning and estimating process.
o Guide the team in the resolution of issues and/or obstacles. Escalate as appropriate obstacles that cannot be promptly resolved.
o Guide the team to improve productivity in any way possible.
o Improve the lives of the development team by fostering creativity and empowerment.
o Serve as a mentor in providing training and guidance to other Scrum participants.

Join TEKsystems® and get your career on the fast track. As the leading technology staffing and services firm, we are passionate about deploying high-caliber IT and communications expertise. To satisfy our constant need for expertise, we actively seek talented Technical Professionals with all levels of information technology and communications skills. TEKsystems knows that every professional has different needs, so we'll work together to determine a suitable benefits package. We offer options to our Technical Professionals that could include: a health plan, 401k, provisions for vacation and holiday pay, and technical and professional training. With a foundation as the nation's largest IT staffing firm, we've become a billion-dollar services company by blending superior client service with an unrivaled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Allegis Group and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. M/F/D/V

Job Requirements

  • Agile, waterfall, Projetct Manager, applications

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