Job Description :
Title : Project Manager (Programmer Analyst)

Location: Cary, NC




Description:



The successful Candidate will have 5+ years’ experience as an effective Business Analyst/ Project Manager/Scrum Master and will be able to:


Manage/Lead  Software development projects from inception through implementation following agile lifecycle methodologies 
Form teams and build strong relationships with the Business Partners  and IT delivery teams
Serve as an Agile Scrum Master  -responsibilities include
Project Chartering
Story Mapping
Grooming requirements/user stories
Sprint Planning and management
Daily Touch Point facilitation
Tracking/driving issues to resolution /ensure any project impediments are addressed
Facilitating technical deign/testing discussions
Conduct /participate in retrospective
Possess Excellent Written and Oral Communication skills to act as a liaison between marketing, other sponsor organizations, and IT organizations
Demonstrate highly proficient skills using Microsoft Office including Project, Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Effectively prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment.
Have a strong technical background and understand the aspects of telecommunications/system functionality
Work with various system contacts at all levels in order to achieve project results.
Provide recommendations to management regarding approach, schedule, implementation issues and changes to project plan as appropriate
Serve as an individual contributor in a position responsible for managing large, complex, IT projects while working independently with little direction.




OTHER KEY QUALITIFCATIONS/CONSERATIONS






Experience in  1 or more areas of product or system development,  testing, planning and project management
Experience using JIRA and One Confluence
Knowledge of Verizon projects and systems  and agile lifecycle software development methodologies
BS/BA required
Master’s and PMP , Scrum Master certifications preferred
2 or more year relevant telecommunications experience
2 or more years IT  experience



Education: Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or related field is preferred