Agile Project Manager

Agilious LLC, Reston, VA (United States)

Category: Business / Management

Posted on: 01 Dec 2019

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Agilious is looking for a top-notch, Agile Project Manager to join our Agile Software Product development practice. Our Agile software development team works closely with our customers to design and build powerful, yet easy to use web-based custom enterprise and SaaS platform-based software applications.

Being part of a fast-growing technology team means having a lot of opportunities to learn. You will be directly contributing to the success of the team and the company in a highly visible way. As a member of the team, you will be working with talented developers to architect and develop cutting edge applications using the latest in web development and database technologies in the Microsoft stack.

This is a team role, and candidates need the knowledge, talent and enough years of IT experience to demonstrate that.

Skills Description

  • Project Planning and Management - Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects

  • Team Management - Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members

  • Product Owner Support - Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance

  • Process Management and Improvement - Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management

  • Team Building - Promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team

Experience Preferred

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.

  • A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a Federal Government environment with multi-function teams. PMP preferred.

  • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred; SCRUM Master certification a plus.

  • Prior experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel.

Education and Skills Requirements

  • BA or BS or equivalent experience is required; MA or MS is a plus

  • Very effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building

  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing demands

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence

  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met

  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:

  • Agile Project Management tools such as VSTS, TFS, Rally, VersionOne or equivalent

  • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels, including the executive level

  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

Communication Skills:

  • Outstanding written, oral, and presentation communications skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical partners

Reasoning Ability:

  • Accountable, responsible but panic-free approach when faced with critical and time-sensitive issues.

Other Skills:

  • An ambitious, no-excuse making approach to delivering work.

  • Proven ability to persuade, influence and lead others, while establishing credibility and trust.

Why Work at Agilious

We work hard, so we take care of each other and try to enjoy ourselves along the way:

  • We hire smart people.
  • We encourage our team to raise their hand when they see opportunity to change our existing processes
  • We value culture and believe our business thrives in the diversity of our teams.
  • We offer company paid medical benefits that are designed to support our employees.
  • We offer competitive salaries and a 401(k) plan with profit sharing.
  • We operate like a startup with a proven business model that's growing fast!
  • We have Casual dress code (jeans are welcome).
  • We have an amazing professional development program allows you to stay current and on top of your field.
  • We are passionate about our clients and live/breathe the client experience.
  • We encourage creativity and embrace change.
  • We believe in autonomy & taking initiative.
  • We collaborate with our leadership team on a daily basis to ensure vision alignment and transparency as an organization.

Be part of building one of the innovative independent Agility technology and business services firms in the world.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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