Agile Project Manager

in Cary, NC

Job #:270983

Practice Area: IT

Date Posted: 01/09/2019

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Job Title:  Agile Project Manager
Location:  Cary, NC
Industry:  Developer Resources
Terms:  Permanent / Direct Hire
Compensation:  Market Rate
Requirements:  Experience in leading projects involving SaaS products in an Agile environment, PMP and CSM would be great to have.

Part leader, part mentor, and part consultant, Project Managers comprise an unusual mix of project management and consulting skills, along with a passion for technology. They are responsible for keeping the project team working on the highest priority tasks, removing risks and impediments, and leading the communication with the end customer. As a trusted advisor to our customers, you will be responsible for the successful execution of one or more projects at a time, providing guidance, coaching, and project leadership. By mentoring and influencing, you will drive the highest quality and the strongest sense of customer focus on each project. 

The successful candidate will bring with them a natural curiosity for understanding how things work, a passion for high quality and usable software, motivation to learn and grow, technical aptitude across the entire stack, and the ability to work with Engineering, Product Management, and customers to deliver a rock-solid architectural foundation. 

Agile Project Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Management, administration, and tracking of internal and external customer projects and professional services engagements. Duties include creating and driving development schedules, tracking issues, identifying risks and mitigation options, resolving problems, communicating project status, and driving execution of projects across the organization.
  • Analyze and report actual performance vs. program goals and ensure timely, clear communication of project status and risks
  • Identify risks, develop mitigation plans and manage risks throughout project lifecycle with effective contingency planning and proper escalation
  • Create and/or maintain cross-functional development schedules, including coordinating dependencies with extended teams. 
  • Review program documents to ensure scope, schedule, and costs commitments are reasonable and achievable. Participate in program reviews to ensure projects are on track.
  • Ensure project documentation is current and regularly communicated
  • Provide recommendations for process improvements and efficiencies 

Agile Project Manager Job Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of project management or related experience managing software development and implementation projects
  • PMP certification or other professional certification is a plus
  • BS in Computer Science/Engineering Background is a plus
  • A proven track record of success in working with product managers, engineers, and various stakeholders to release SaaS products in an Agile environment
  • Demonstrated strength at leading all phases of IT-related projects and programs, including setting the vision, task planning, execution, change management, roll out planning and stakeholder management
  • Ability to successfully communicate complex business requirements to multiple audiences and translate feedback into actionable information
  • Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams and across multiple time zones and countries
  • Relentless drive for continual product improvement and deliver results that exceed quality expectations for Fortune 500 companies

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by the client
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered 
  • Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible 

How to Apply: 

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message to Blake Williams at 919-287-3974 with your full name, job title, and location. 

ettain group is a talent solutions company dedicated to matching people with the most relevant employment opportunities in IT, healthcare IT and the digital creative space. Top employers and highly skilled talent throughout the U.S. select ettain group for a better recruitment experience. Our culture empowers teams with the flexibility to deliver a superior candidate experience and client experience using market intelligence. We recruit resources, own projects and manage programs to offer a wide range of IT development and talent solutions to our clients and candidates. To learn more about ettain group visit www.ettaingroup.com. To explore more job opportunities with ettain group, visit www.ettaingroup.com/job-board.aspx


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