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Senior Project Manager-Agile Scrum SDLC

Senior Project Manager-Agile Scrum SDLC

Job Description

The Project Manager oversees numerous software initiatives related to .NET web, client/server, mobile, and 3rd party product implementations.  This position coordinates all project activities relating to the design, development and implementation of all new and existing application software.  The Project Manager will ensure that the development team, quality assurance team, business analyst, and product owners are all contributing their designated deliverables to ensure the project is completed in a timely manner and is an overall success. The Project Manager will perform in an Agile Scrum environment and work instrumentally with the Development Manager to ensure delivery of solutions that meet or exceed business objectives and are within the each project’s budget.

          Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle

          The ability to estimate realistic time of completion for projects and hold resources accountable for hitting their deadlines

          The ability to serve as an intermediary between QA, development, operations, and business analysis team.

          Experience with Agile Scrum methodology and familiarity with concepts such as stand-up meetings, retrospectives, user stories, product backlog, and burn down charts.

          Proven experience developing detailed business plans, project plans, test plans, estimating technology project efforts

          The ability to interact with business stakeholders and communicate progress

          The ability to allocate and shift resources as needed when faced with personnel challenges or attrition

          General understanding of project lifecycle methodologies such as Rational Unified Process or Project Methodology Institute  

          The ability to assist with requirements of project, user stores, and provide technical specifications of project

          The ability to use project tracking software such as MS Project Server, JIRA, Rally, or similar product

          The ability to use business work flow tools such as Visio

          The ability to create ad-hoc reports by using basic SQL queries and translating data into readable reports in Excel, Access, or SSRS

          Utilize team collaboration tools such as TFS and SharePoint

          Must be able to organize and facilitate meetings involving appropriate groups in relation to project activities

          The ability to assist track a budget and forecast shortcomings and alert senior leadership


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree  required, MBA a plus
  • 5+ years project management experience
  • Financial Services industry experience a plus
  • PMP/Agile certifications will be required
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and Scrum development preferred
  • Scrum, PMP, and/or Agile Practitioner Certifications a plus
  • Ability to simultaneously work on multiple projects of different sizes
  • Familiar with different software development life cycle models and experience of managing all phases of a project (analysis, design, implementation and acceptance).

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $85,000.00 - $115,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology, Professional Services
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Relocation No
Industry Consulting, Computer Software
Required Travel None
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Senior Project Manager-Agile Scrum SDLC

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