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It Application Services Project Manager

IT Application Services Project Manager (Software & Web)

Arraya is looking for an IT Application Services Project Manager (Software & Web) to join our Application Services practice.  This individual will be responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Agile project teams. They will manage several concurrent projects using Agile methods with a focus on quality and performance.  Their goal is to deliver outcomes that meet business requirements while providing exceptional value to Customers.

This person will be expected to use their knowledge and experience blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach.  They are expected to play a consultative role to ensure people, processes, and tools are utilized effectively within a project.  They will 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, 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

Qualifications

  • Demonstrate 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 track record of successfully implementing software and web development projects using Agile methodologies including 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing projects with multi-functional teams
  • Demonstrate sufficient technical background to provide credible leadership to development teams and be able to evaluate and address project risks and issues
  • Demonstrate experience leading Business Analysts and collaborating with Customer stakeholders to develop solutions of high business value

Desired Attributes

  • BA or BS or equivalent experience is required
  • PMP, PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred
  • Effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills
  • Ability to establish/maintain high level of customer trust and confidence
  • 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
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including executive stakeholders

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)
  • There is infrequent travel to Customer sites regionally for discovery and planning

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