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Federal IT Project Manager

Creative Systems and Consulting
McLean, Virginia 22102

Creative Systems and Consulting LLC is a leading provider of IT consulting services and cloud solutions to Federal agencies. Our services focus on enabling federal agencies meet their modernization and digital transformation goals. Creative focuses on offering a full range of planning, implementation and operations of cloud-based systems. Our project teams work with federal agencies to quickly solve mission-critical problems by identifying, designing, and implementing technology enabled solutions to improve their strategies and operations. 

Creative is currently seeking to hire a Project Manager to lead our cloud application development projects. The Project Manager will be responsible for working closely with the Program Manager to deliver client engagements by leading multiple scrum teams.

The ideal candidate will be a strong leader who combines an entrepreneurial mindset and practical 'get it done' work style with deep subject matter expertise in Agile IT application delivery. As the Scrum Master, the candidate will be responsible to help guide an experienced team of software developers, build shippable product and be responsible for leading Agile best practices using Scrum.

Applicant must possess superb communication, analytical and time management skills. In addition, candidate must demonstrate ability and desire to continually learn Cloud technologies; must have analytical and problem-solving way of thought; must have overall flexible, and enthusiastic personality.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Project Delivery Responsibilities

  • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control projects in accordance with established standards
  • Engage with client leadership to ensure proper expectation settings
  • Manage project teams’ daily activities, projects and tasks to focus on adhering to best practices, high standards, and on time delivery to the customer.
  • Work with the team to develop project plans, roadmaps and manage backlog. Communicate team plans, report impediments for escalation, identify risks/concerns to relevant stakeholders to help resolve.
  • Monitor resource commitment and adjust sprint plans as needed to ensure balanced workloads for resources
  • Facilitate all Agile ceremonies for the scrum team ensuring objectives are met
  • Collaborate with Client Product Owner/PM to prioritize the team’s sprint backlog
  • Identify, track, mitigate and communicate risks/issues throughout the project
  • Communicate with a variety of stakeholders and sponsors using multiple channels
  • Create weekly status reports, including burndown and velocity charts
  • Learn new software skills, as required

Organizational Leadership

  • Participate in recruiting, training and professional development programs
  • Collaborate with other project managers to enhance the corporate operations and infrastructure
  • Directly manage and mentor team/staff members

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 7+ years of IT Project Management experience
  • Exceptional client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Proven track record of leading enterprise scale, complex technology projects successfully using Agile methodology
  • Previous people leadership and management skills, including direct experience leading, managing and mentoring teams of analysts and developers
  • Successful track record of delivering high quality programs for Federal government on time and on budget
  • Demonstrated ability to manage the details of projects in order to drive them to fruition
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Experience with Salesforce and/or ServiceNow, preferred
  • Must be a US Citizen

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of IT Project Management experience

All offers of employment at Creative are contingent upon ones eligibility to obtain and maintain a federal public trust.

Creative Systems and Consulting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Posted: 2020-06-19 Expires: 2020-08-03

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