Software Project Consultant

Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia
Jun 04, 2014
Jul 09, 2014
Full Time

About the Position

We currently have an opening for a Consultant who will execute the business analyst, project management and technical writer roles in support of the implementation of our products. Tasks will include requirements gathering, documentation, product testing, product deployments, and project management. All candidates must be comfortable working directly with customers in a collaborative environment.

This full-time position is based at our headquarters in Alexandria. Candidates must be willing to travel up to 15% locally and 10% nationally.


Primary Duties

• Learn the intricacies of our core products

• Manage client implementation projects

• Gather business requirements

• Perform deployments and quality assurance of our systems and products

• Collaborate with software engineers to write and update product documentation and user manuals

• Assist with non-position specific tasks (sales demonstrations, training new employees, etc.)


Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree

• 2 years of work experience as a business analyst or project manager for software implementations

• Fluency in English (written and oral)

• Full exposure to software development life cycle

• Excellent communication and writing skills

• Organizational and task management skills

• Great personality (patient, upbeat, friendly and professional)

Desired Qualifications

• Experience with Microsoft CRM or another enterprise-level CRM system

• Experience with association management software or other member-management software

• Prior positions working with associations or certification boards

• Experience running meetings with online meeting and collaboration tools (WebEx, etc.)



Cobalt provides all employees with medical, vision, dental, life and disability insurance, a 401K plan with employer matching and free parking as well as a relaxed work environment in Alexandria. Cobalt hires talented, motivated people that like to see the results of their work and that strive to grow the company and develop their own skills. The Consultant position pays an annual salary of $45,000 - $60,000, based on experience, and there is the opportunity to make up to 6% more in quarterly performance-based bonuses. When responding, please indicate “Software Project Consultant” in the subject line.