Agile Project Manager

TEKsystems, Inc
Baltimore, MD
May 21, 2019
May 23, 2019
Full Time
Our Client is in need of a mid-level Project Manager to join its growing Project Management team. This person will roll up to the IT department's lead PM/Scrum Master and work with primarily the security team within infrastructure applications. The new hire will begin with a few of the projects that the security team is working on now and as they gain more experience, they are expected to grow in the department. Responsibilities * Manage mid to long term projects and initiatives that encompass multiple teams.* Lead large scaled implementation projects end to end.* Review and assist with contract negotiations.* Manage the scope and budgets of each project and company initiative.* Communicate project status to the key stakeholders and executives.* Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously.* Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities.* Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.* Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business units.* Assist in coaching, mentoring, motivating and advising the project team.* Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices.* Other duties as assigned.Qualifications * Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SAFe.* Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations.* Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills.* Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.* Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management.* Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executive's sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers.* Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff.* Must be able to learn, understand and apply new processes & technologies.* Tools: Excel, Word and PowerPoint; Jira.Required Qualifications* 5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects.* 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional environment.* 3+ years of experience with full product life cycle with understanding of agility and various technology methodologies that support that life cycle.* Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs.* Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment.Top Three Skills:1. 3-5 years of Project Management experience and working with multiple teams within an IT department. 2. Possessing a PMP, CSM or another project-based certification. 3. Experience leading infrastructure-based (security preferred) projects within an IT department. This position will be directly supporting the security team. About TEKsystems:We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888 472-3411 or email accommodation@teksystems .com for other accommodation options.

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