Agile PM - Cloud or Data Engineering

Select Solutions Group, LLC
Montgomery County, MD
Nov 21, 2020
Nov 23, 2020
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Agile PM with Data Engineering and Cloud projects experience needed to support multiple workstreams. The qualified candidate will be responsible for the following Define project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with management, project sponsors, product owners, architects, and other stakeholders Effectively communicate expectations to project team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, continuously manage objectives, and hold project team members accountable for delivery Lead the project execution and delivery and help project teams maintain an overall project vision with supporting project plans Refine project execution approach using project management standards and best practices. Identify and manage project dependencies, critical path items, and project risks Ensure alignment across stakeholders by drafting a project charter, facilitating development and prioritization of the project backlog, and creating the project schedule Plan, schedule, and track project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential roadblocks, and devise contingency plans Develop and deliver progress reports to management and other stakeholders including issueaction item logs, project status, and risks Demonstrate team leadership at all times. Coach and support colleagues for success, and ensure the team as a whole is functioning as a high performing entity in an environment of trust Conduct post-project reviews and make recommendations for continuous excellence in project execution and delivery Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously Develop and advocate best practices and tools for project execution and management The qualified candidate must have the following experienceskills At least four years of experience working as a Scrum Master, Project Manager, Solution Architect on technical projects (Software Development, Cloud or Big Data) Experience delivering Cloud or Business Intelligence or Data Warehousing or ETL projects with a focus on data modeling and data engineering Experience leading large complex projects throughout the entire life-cycle on schedule with high quality Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group including executives, managers, and technical staff Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving skills. Effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating Capability to apply critical thinking to project situations, make judgment calls to establish direction for resolution, oversee the resolution plan, and represent status and impacts to key project stakeholders Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including executive management, business consumers, and other departments Ability to conceptualize solutions from general information, limited uncertainty, and define opportunities Ability to negotiate commitments, deliveries, expectations with limited business implications Ability to resolve conflict among participants Ability to identify and mitigate risks Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or a related field The following would be nice to have Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification Experience with IBM Cloud, Azure, and Snowflake Cloud certification is highly preferred For immediate consideration and additional information please email your resume. All candidates must provide a photo id, proof of work authorization, and a Linkedin profile URL to be considered for this opportunity.