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Senior Project Manager

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Salary: 58.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Leverage the latest in Cloud technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. This is a Contract position that has the potential to extend into a long-term contract engagement.

Position: Senior Project Manager
Term: 5+ months
Location: Fort Worth, TX or Phoenix, AZ (Hybrid)


Key: Financial Applications Experience, Previous experience working with Java Developers. 

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
  • Mentors and Coaches Agile teams to ensure their adoption and successful use of Agile practices

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.

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