Job Description :
Title: Agile Project Manager
Location: Raleigh, NC, United States
Length and Terms: Long term - W2 or C2C

Job description
Interview Type: Skype

This Agile Project Manager must be very well organized and able to manage multiple technical, business, test and training teams. The Project Manager is responsible for managing project timelines, resources, quality and risk; including, milestone planning and reporting, project budget tracking, budget analysis, project staffing, status reporting, change requests, and other basic project administration activities. Project duties include requirements gathering, guiding internal customers through the project life cycle, and supporting go-live and post-implementation support. The position requires a strong blend of Project Management business analysis and technical experience and the ability to work well in a team environment, as well as skills to facilitate communication, team focus, influence, service oriented, problem solving, analytic thinking, planning, personal development and decisiveness. Using these attributes, the candidate will communicate individual roles and project/program expectations for both internal and external teams, develop detailed project plans and schedules, provide work direction and leadership to assigned projects or programs including sub projects and at times, individual project members; including scheduling, assignment of work and review of project efforts.

Required Skills

7 years Experience organizing meetings, maintaining project plans, budgets and status reports; providing feedback on standards and approaches to the work.
7 years Experience with Agile and other structured methodologies (i.e., Scrum, Waterfall, Iterative, RUP, or PMI
Experience with Project Management tools, including MS Project, JIRA, Crucible, Fish-eye, and SharePoint.
Demonstrated ability to enlist support across functional teams within a matrix organization to obtain results.
Working knowledge of Project Management Standards common in project management methodology.
Expertise in using MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
Demonstrated experience using analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
Track record of driving the delivery of projects on time.
Ability to work on multiple priorities and/or projects simultaneously without impact to quality of work.
Experience with software end-user change management strategy and execution.
Strong risks and business impact analysis and reporting skills.
Demonstrated strength in problem definition and resolution.
One or more of the following: local, PMP, public sector experience.