IT Project Manager
Posted on Sep 23, 2020 by Request Technology
*This is a permanent full time role*
A prestigious company is on the search for an IT Project Manager. This will be a 6 month contract to hire position. It will start as a 6 month contract and then transition into a direct hire position. This will be a software application development project manager role using Agile and Scrum. They are looking for someone who is degreed and at least 8+ years of application development experience. Also they want someone who has experience with Atlassian, Jira, Confluence and TFS a plus.
- Lead project planning, direction, execution and completion.
- Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
- Collaborate with IT leadership to assemble and manage project resources.
- Develop detailed work plans, including breakdown structures, project milestones, risk assessment/management plans, staffing needs and project timelines.
- Create project/product backlogs, release plans and sprint schedules.
- Plan and facilitate effective core Agile/Scrum ceremonies, including backlog grooming, sprint planning, stand-ups, sprint demos and retrospectives.
- Mentor teams on Agile/Scrum practices and techniques.
- Drive decision making, risk management and issue resolution.
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or related IT discipline.
- 8+ years of overall IT experience with significant experience in software development.
- 3+ years of experience managing software/application development projects using Agile/Scrum.
- Experience with Atlassian, Jira, Confluence and TFS a plus.
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