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Sr. Project Manager

Metro Systems
McLean, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description: Sr. Project Manager MSI is looking for a Sr. Project Manager to support our client in the McLean, VA area. Overview: • Approach delivering technology initiatives in an agile manner using different methodologies/frameworks for successful quality delivery. • Desire a candidate with experience successfully collaborating with technical teams, who is versed in the tools for agile delivery and waterfall if necessary, delivering IT projects. • Need someone who is focused on achieving the objectives, team agility and delivery. • Need someone who can help the team consistently deliver in a product model team environment and who communicates well up and down with leaders and team members. • Detail – oriented, tactical and strategic in execution. • Works well with component and cross functional teams. • Provide leadership to ensure overall success and delivery of expected outcomes in support of company’s strategic goals. Responsibilities: • Adhere to best practices by following the policies, procedures and methodologies established within the Systems Development Life Cycle or framework/methodology being used. • Ensure effective management of initiatives from inception through implementation. • Collaborate and negotiate with business partners and vendors to understand requirement needs and resolve any gaps or risks/issues. • Prepare and deliver status reports regarding milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues to management and stakeholders. • Oversee initiative progress to ensure documentation and schedules follow previously agreed requirements and standards. • Maintain and archive all initiative related documentation. • Identify, communicate, and resolve technical, tactical, and operational project issues and risks. • Exhibit intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility to reassess, reflect and shift thinking as projects or strategic direction changes. • Communicate project plan, changes, direction, approach, and priorities based on changing business requirements, circumstances, new information and/or budget considerations to stakeholders. • Monitor and measure staff assignment results against project goals and task responsibilities. • Facilitate project team and client meetings for the resolution of project related issues. • Build and maintain relationships with team members, management, key stakeholders and/or external contacts (vendors, etc.). • Full life–cycle project management when needed. • Develop project plan/scope/schedule/cost/communications. • Ensure that vendor meets or exceeds their contractual obligations by delivering quality products/services on time and within cost structure. • Manage all financial management aspects of vendor delivery and provide feedback on vendor performance. • Ensure successful project implementation. • Manage project-level risks, issues, dependencies, and change management. Qualifications: • Extensive Scrum master experience functioning in SAFe environment. • Consulting experience. • Azure DevOps experience is a plus. • PI Planning experience and SAFe ceremonies. • Strong focus on delivery. • ServiceNow ITBM, ADO, Jira, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Visio, Excel. • Strong communicator to various levels of management when needed. • Scrum Master on dedicated scrum team managing multiple pods. • Uses tools to manage ongoing team efforts, updating release schedules, staffing profiles, roadmaps, applications docs, and monthly reports. • Adheres to the PM processes and actively prepares for / participates in all structured project reviews. • Develop and maintain effective rapport with vendors. • Proactively provides consistent, concise, relevant, reliable and timely information to all appropriate internal and external audiences/stakeholders through a variety of media. • Ensures accuracy of information to enable effective business decisions. • Significant knowledge of development or operations framework methodologies, including Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), SAFe, Scrum, Kanban. • Advanced skill in project management to include establishing and leading project teams; managing timelines/deadlines/resources; ensuring successful project implementation. • Advanced knowledge of project lifecycles and development methodologies. • Experience in IT resource allocation and management. • Significant experience working and participating in cross–functional, multi–dimensional teams and projects. • Significant experience in managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals. • Significant experience in collaborating across organizational boundaries and building partnerships across various functions. • Advanced presentation skills with essential executive presence. • Significant experience in leading, guiding and coaching professional staff. • Experience in vendor engagement related to project delivery. • Advanced skill building effective relationships through rapport, trust, diplomacy, and tact. • Advanced research, analytical, and problem-solving skills. • Advanced skill using innovative thinking to solve problems and facilitate the decision-making process. • Advanced organizational, planning and time management skills. • Advanced skill exercising initiative and using good judgment to make sound decisions. • Advanced skill communicating with all levels within an organization. • Advanced skill in building strategic and execution focused plans and alliances with partner leadership. • Advanced skill resolving conflicting requests and meeting changing requirements. • Advanced verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills. • Advanced word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software skills. • Project Management Professional Certification, SAFe certifications. Day to Day: • Liaise with Business, Scrum teams and Technical Stakeholders (including Product Manager). • Strong communicator to various levels of management. • PM/Scrum Master on dedicated scrum team. • Manage project activities through all life cycles (utilizing PPM, JIRA, proprietary software, etc.) to ensure the best quality product is delivered. • Report on project activities. • Provide input to Annual Financial Plan (budget). • Mainframe experience- not a must have, but a nice to have. Project Leadership: • Manages the full life cycle of the project following SDLC. • PM/Scrum Master in Scaled Agile dedicated scrum team execution model. • Applies project management expertise and best practices/tools to define and execute:Scope ManagementSchedule ManagementIssue/Risk ManagementProcurement ManagementCommunications ManagementChange ManagementQuality ManagementVendor ManagementContract Management • Uses tools to manage ongoing team efforts, updating release schedules, staffing profiles, roadmaps, applications docs, and monthly reports. • Ensures on-time and on-budget delivery of projects through organizing, developing and routinely forecasting project plans and project budget to ensure. • Change Leadership – Manages the transition to ensure adoption of change, builds strong partnerships and communication plans with all project stakeholders and project team members. • Adheres to the PM processes and actively prepares for / participates in all structured project reviews. Leading Projects • Lead as a PM/Scrum Master on a dedicated scrum team. • Nice to have: Lead dedicated Security access management initiatives. • Leads and engages multiple small to medium projects simultaneously focused on a portfolio of applications, all components of a larger business solution. • Ensures alignment of all project roles and responsibilities and they are articulated to each team member, modified as required, and accomplished throughout the project. • Takes initiative to improve processes, team organization, and reporting. • Monitors and measures staff/resource assignment results against project / task goals and accountabilities. Vendor Relationships • Develop and maintain effective rapport with vendors. Communication • Proactively provides consistent, concise, relevant, reliable, and timely information to all appropriate internal and external audiences/stakeholders through a variety of media. • Ensures accuracy of information to enable effective business decisions. MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Metro Systems

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McLean, VA
USA

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Technology

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