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Project Manager

  • Location: Phoenix, 85281
  • Salary: 62.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

We are seeking a Project Manager for a 12-month contract opportunity in Phoenix, AZ or Dallas, TX.
Hybrid in office work schedule 20%


Responsibilities:

Manages/oversees all aspects of multiple simultaneous fast-paced assigned projects with distributed teams
• Designs and maintains project vision, project working standards, and agreements
• Develops project roadmap, release plan, resource allocation, funding request, communication plan, risks and issues management plan
• Manages project scope, budget, project burn charts, presentations to IT/Business, daily standup, agile ceremonies, backlog grooming, and retrospective sessions
• Implements Agile methodology using Rally
• Facilitates project meetings (all Agile meetings – Discovery Sessions, Iteration 0, Iteration Planning, Demo & Retrospective, Daily Stand-up, Backlog Grooming); completes project tracking/analysis reports
• Tracks, updates, and communicates project status in a proactive manner as it relates to project progress, budget/cost, resource utilization, change requests, issues, risks, and risk mitigation plans
• Interfaces with project stakeholders at all levels of management to ensure project priorities are aligned with business needs and expectations
• Ensures that appropriate project documentation and deliverables are clearly defined and delivered

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
• 3 years of progressive broad-based information systems and business experience
• 3 years of experience managing and delivering mission-critical, high-availability large and small IT development projects using structured project management and system development methodologies
• Experience leading, coaching, and mentoring teams while leveraging Agile methodologies, with strong focus on continuous improvement and developing self-organizing teams
• Proficiency in Rally, or similar Agile life cycle management tools
• Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Excel, and Word
• Excellent leadership skills, team-focused with high energy and a positive attitude
• Strong analytical, estimating, and problem solving skills
• Ability to think strategically and develop tactical methods to achieve objectives and goals
• Ability to build and maintain effective relationships with team members, customers, and external groups, as well as working in a collaborative environment with geographically dispersed resources
• Broad experience in a variety of computing platforms, such as mainframe, client/server, web, cloud, and social media

Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
• 5 years of progressive broad-based information systems and business experience
• 5 years of experience managing and delivering mission-critical, high-availability large and small IT development projects using structured project management and system development methodologies, such as Agile/Scrum
• Airline Industry experience
• Certified ScrumMaster or PMP (Project Management Professional) is a plus
• Experience in DevOps toolchain methodologies, including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA) by emailing MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.