Project Manager III - REMOTE

Job Type
Fulltime, Contract
Senior level

Job Description

The Project Manager with Agile provides effective leadership, coordination, and organization for 1-4 Data and Analytics projects, simultaneously. They will start up projects, create project plans, assign resources, track progress, review financials and hold the team accountable to their deliverables. This position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, commitment to exceptional results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to build a collaborative culture within our team. They should be extremely experienced with the solution development life cycle, Application Development and Agile methods as they WILL need to operate in a bi-modal manner (Waterfall and Agile). Candidates should have either a PMP and/or recognizable scrum master certification (CSM, SAFe). 

This is a fully remote opportunity. The resource in this role must be able to work Eastern time hours. 
Contract Duration: 6 months
Required Skills Experience
  • 5+ years of experience as Project Manager/Scrum Master with at least several waterfall projects
  • 5+ years of experience managing Information Technology (IT) projects
  • Experience with Application Development either as project manager or scrum master
  • Experience with software package implementation / roll-out
  • Experience using Azure Dev Ops Boards in a project (typically in a Kanban or scrum environment)
  • Experience with driving and facilitating PI Planning events utilizing Mural Boards
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, MS Teams)
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, (creating, maintaining/updating project plans)
  • Strong experience with excel functions and charts (pivots, counts, lookups, formatting)
  • Experience with financials: tracking $ actual and ETCs against project baseline
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidates resume must have some examples of not only what role they played, but project purpose (e.g. managed Application Development for a customer billing system)
Desired Skills Experience
  • Experience running Scrum and Kanban with Azure Dev Ops Boards (coordinating Sprints, KanBan board, loading backlog, dashboards, reporting
  •  Project Management experience in the field of Data and Analytics. Applicable areas may include working with Platform environments, Architecture Strategy,
  • Experience with the CA PPM Clarity application for project management
  • Experience with ServiceNow
  • Experience with Confluence (creating/uploading documentation to Confluence)
  • Experience with Microsoft teams for project document management
  • Experience with Agile approaches such as User Centered Design, Lean Six Sigma, DevOps
  • Data and Analytics, Master Data Management, ability to manage project financials, Clarity (resources, financial reporting) Jira, Azure DevOps Boards - agile and project metrics.

What You Will Be Doing

Daily Responsibilities
  • Develops, refines, validates, and manages project plans and sprints to ensure on time and on budget delivery of major technology initiatives across the enterprise. This includes management of hours and dollars
  • Provides overall financial project view to manage the development of budgets, controls and measurements to monitor project progress
  • Participates in identifying project costs, resource allocation, project schedule changes and issue escalation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Good group presentation skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills. Frequently interacts with IT personnel, business personnel, vendors, consultants and other contractors at various levels, including executives
  • Provides timely and concise communications to business and technical leadership regarding project status and pending issues; analyzes processes and makes recommendations for optimizing resources and product delivery
  • Builds consensus among multiple leads relative to project scope, task execution, staffing and issue resolution
  • Responsible for directing and coaching for Agile processes and ceremonies (sprints, standups, PIs, Retrospectives). Strong working knowledge of Azure Dev Ops boards and facilitation/utilization boards during standups. Familiarity with Azure Dev Ops agile and project metrics.
  • Responsible for utilizing project management methods as well as the coordination of internal and external resources required to complete assigned projects
  • Identifies and manages project dependencies (internal and external), risks, and proactively manages issues. Familiarity with RAID, and continuous action item follow-up.

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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