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Agile Project Manager

Arraya Solutions is looking for an Agile Project Manager to join our Application Services practice!  As the Agile Project Manager, you will be responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Agile project teams. The Agile Project Manager will manage several concurrent projects using Agile methods with a focus on quality and performance. The goal is to deliver outcomes that meet business requirements while providing exceptional value to Customers.

The expectation is to use your knowledge and experience blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach. Additionally, you will be expected to play a consultative role to ensure the appropriate people, processes, and tools are utilized effectively. This position will give you the opportunity to introduce agile methodologies and metrics into the PMO and help develop Arraya’s Agile program.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage project scope, budget, and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value
  • Build task lists, assign work, track progress, remove roadblocks, lead standups, and hold teams accountable for their commitments
  • Organize and lead project discovery, planning, working, and status meetings
  • Prepare and distribute progress reports and other project communications
  • Track, report, and analyze project financials to drive revenues while maintaining costs
  • Manage risks, issues, and implement effective system of project governance
  • Mentor and develop team members ensuring they are fully engaged and making meaningful contributions
  • Support Solution Architects in translating requirements into project scope and deliverables through the development of statements of work (SOW) and change requests
  • Recommend and support implementation of Agile best practices

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing projects with multi-function teams
  • Proven track record of successfully implementing software and web development projects using Agile methodologies
  • At least 2 years of experience working in an agile environment
  • BA or BS or equivalent experience is required
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools: 
    • Agile Project Management tools such as Azure DevOps, Jira, Rally, VersionOne, or equivalent
    • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as strong, working knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices
  • Demonstrate sufficient technical background to provide credible leadership to development teams and be able to evaluate and address project risks and issues
  • Effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills
  • Ability to establish/maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including executive stakeholders
  • Experience leading Business Analysts and collaborating with Customer stakeholders to develop solutions of high business value
  • PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

  • This is a full-time position, (40) hours/week
  • This is a remote position (approx. 2 days/month in the office if you live in the Philadelphia area)
  • There is infrequent travel to Customer sites regionally for discovery and planning (if you live in the Philadelphia area)

If you want to work in an exciting, fast-paced environment with an opportunity for learning and development, please reach out to us today! Send your cover letter and resume to hiring@arrayasolutions.com or CLICK HERE to apply!