Creative Systems and Consulting, LLC

Project Manager

US-VA-McLean
6 months ago
ID
2017-1093
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology

Overview

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 transformation requirements. Creative focuses on offering 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, he/she must demonstrate ability and desire to continually learn Cloud technologies like ServiceNow; must have analytical and problem solving way of thought; must have overall flexible, and enthusiastic personality.

 

Responsibilities

Project Delivery Responsibilities

  • Initiate, plan, execute, monitor & 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, mitigate and communicate risks/issues throughout the project
  • Communicate with a variety of stakeholders and sponsors using multiple channels
  • Learn new software skills as required (as technology changes)

 

Organizational Leadership

  • Creative is a CMMI Level 3 certified service provider, the person selected shall contribute towards process maturity within the organization
  • Participate in recruiting, training and professional development programs
  • Collaborate with other project managers to enhance the corporate operations and infrastructure

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of IT project management experience with cloud technologies
  • Exceptional client management and project management skills
  • Proven track record of leading enterprise scale, complex technology projects successfully using Agile methodology using tools such as Jira
  • 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
  • Must have demonstrated experience as a team lead
  • Applicant requires a Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years managing IT projects (experience in PaaS and SaaS technology projects a plus).
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or PMP Certification

 

 

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

 

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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