City-State, LLC is currently recruiting for a Agile Project Manager-#338665 for MSA in Richland, WA for the Hanford Site.
Title: Agile Project Manager
The MSA IM organization requires an Agile Project Manager to work with the IS/SES managers and other IS/SES project managers, assisting with the management of critical IM projects and interfacing with IM subcontractors. The Project Manager assists with all phases of IM projects from concept to completion maintaining project documents, deliverables, and reporting.
Individuals assigned to this subcontract will, at all times, remain employees of the Subcontractor, but work will be managed by MSA.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK-SPECIFIC
Provide agile project management support to plan, execute and finalize projects at the Hanford Site according to strict deadlines and within budget. Agile Project Management includes the assessment, maintenance, documentation, modernization, testing and program implementation functions. The Agile Project Manager, in coordination with other Project Managers and management, is also responsible for acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. Responsibilities may include the support of legacy systems, Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) and the production of new systems.
The candidate must be able to develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with peers, staff supporting IM and customer base. This includes communicating effectively, verbally and in writing, exercising sound judgment and discretion, as well as working well under pressure and efficiently on short turnaround assignments.
Specific duties and responsibilities include:
Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with staff, management and stakeholders.
Act as the Scrum Master for Agile meetings: document user stories/requirements, conduct demonstrations and sprint planning meeting with customers, lead development team sprint backlog grooming, estimate work in story points and develop schedules based on sprints, manage iterative testing thru the development cycle, keep track of changing scope throughout the iterative development, understand and help coach other project managers on agile software development methodology.
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
Plan, schedule, and track project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
Develop software documentation such as software management plans, system requirements, test plans, etc.
Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
Direct and manage project development from beginning to end.
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
The project manager will work directly with managers, other project managers, software engineers, and customer subject matter experts.
BA/BS degree in Computer Science/IT/related field plus 8 years of progressive information technology related leadership or Agile project management experience OR a combination of education and work experience (2 years of work experience is considered equivalent to 1 year of formal education)
Minimum of 3 years’ direct work experience in a disciplined IT project management framework, including all aspects of process development and execution.
Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project and Team Foundation Server/Azure-Dev-Ops, as well as technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft Office, Excel and SharePoint.
Excellent interpersonal skills with proven ability to work in a team-oriented collaborative environment
Highly self-motivated and self-directed
Strong customer relationship skills
Ability to support a staff of technical subject matter experts during non-standard business hours.
Minimum 3 years project management experience on a large scale project (s) with significant impact on business operations.
PMI-ACP certification is strongly desired.
Experience in the compliance of formal Software Quality Assurance procedures including development and writing of IT documentation
Project management experience in Hanford Site IT projects including training, tracking and project controls
Agile project management experience in an organization that has moved from traditional waterfall project management methodology to the agile development methodology.
Work Location/Potential Access:
The primary work location is 2261 Stevens, Richland Washington, well as other Hanford Site work locations. Location is subject to change. Work including meetings may also be conducted on the Hanford site at various locations.
Site Access/Work Hours
Hanford personnel at the Hanford Site work a standard 4/10 schedule. The standard work week consist of ten (10) hours of work between 6:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. with one-half hour designated as an unpaid period for lunch, Monday through Thursday.
Work performed outside normal operating hours shall be coordinated and/or approved through the BTR and/or the Contract Specialist prior to performing the work.
Additionally, CSL is an experienced, safe, compliant, and connected materials waste management and transportation subcontractor. CSL maintains a focus on environmental compliance, safety, radioactive and hazardous materials waste logistics, transportation, and disposal management.