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Project Manager - Scrum Master (MO, Kansas City )

Company: VSolvit, LLC
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Job Description:

Description

VSolvit LLC is seeking to add a Project Manager to our Kansas City team to work in support of our USDA customers technical initiatives. The successful Project Manager candidate will be comfortable with multi-tasking across multiple projects and have the ability to translate requirements into team accomplishments. The Project Manager will have the technical knowledge needed to span a wide variety of technologies including new areas of subject matter. Your ability to understand what needs to be accomplished and scoped, to move projects forward or how best to surface potential risks to a projects success should be innate skills. This Project Manager will be responsible for supporting and managing software development teams across many technologies including but not limited to Java J2EE, Oracle, BI, GIS, Web, and Reporting. Experience managing software development projects from start to finish is key. The ability to lead efforts for ongoing business systems support and development is also required. Inception to release and experience in all phases the SDLC. Demonstrated ability to engage, motivate and guide team members in the development and delivery of high quality application, program or systems. The candidate we seek will have PMP Certification and ideally USDA or some other project management experience involving work with government entities and program. The worksite for this position will be at the USDA customer facility in Kansas City, MO.

Key areas of focus and responsibilities:

* Work with product management to create and maintain solution roadmap

* Prioritizes the iteration and defect backlog grooming.

* Ensure internal product stakeholders needs / expectations are met and promote transparency by helping communicate through SAFe/SCRUM practices

* Collaborate with external clients and vendors as needed on requirements definition and feature development.

* Excellent conceptual, analytical and strategic thinking skills

* Demonstrated ability to effectively work on teams within a highly collaborative environment.

* Demonstrated experience driving agile product development.

* Demonstrated facilitation skills and the ability to maintain working relationships with all levels of the organization.

* Help teams improve their utilization of existing Agile tools across a diverse set of processes including intake, backlog grooming, sprint and release planning, test planning and execution, incident management, and problem management.

* Experience with JIRA

* Define key milestones, assess delivery against milestones, communicate team's capacity and progress against milestones to stakeholders and all levels of management in a consistent and transparent manner

* Contribute to road map planning.

* Must be highly organized and have the ability to lead

* At least 6 years Experience managing web projects

* Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to get the work done with minimal supervision

* Proven track record of successfully executing projections in a hybrid of Agile and Waterfall environment

* Participate in the design, architecture, and development of web applications.

* Work closely with management, business analysts, and product managers to implement features defined by stakeholders.

* Communicate technical designs and principles to technical stakeholders.

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced Agile development environment



Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor s degree and 6+ years experience or Associates and 8+ years experience

* SDLC software/system development experience

* 7 years' of related technical software development supervisory experience

* PMP Certification

Preferred Qualifications

* SCRUM Master Certification is highly desired but not required

* Scrum Master experience in software development efforts

* 10+ years' of related technical and supervisory experience

* Proven experience in management requiring multi-tasking

* Project Management leadership experience

* USDA experience highly desired but not required

* Working knowledge of USDA and/or federal procurement practices

* Team builder with strong people skills, experienced in creating and maintaining cohesive teams

* Experience in preparing reports and briefings

* Professional written and verbal communication skills

* Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills

* Experience managing successful technical projects

* Experience with Java based development projects or heavy Oracle or other relational database environments

* Ability to grasp a wide variety to technologies including new concepts or application

* Ability to generate status updates for VSolvit Program Manager and USDA customer

Additional Requirements:

United States Citizenship Required

Must be eligible to obtain and hold a Public Trust security clearance as a condition of employment

Company Summary:

Join the VSolvit Team! Founded in 2006, VSolvit (pronounced 'We Solve It') provides geospatial and information technology consulting services and solutions to government and private section clients. VSolvit is an award winning 8(m)/EDWOSB and SBA-certified 8(a)/SDB company. We offer Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance, as well as 401K Retirement Plan options, Tuition Reimbursement, and other benefits. Our goal is to grow together and enjoy the work that we do as a team.

VSolvit LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

EOE Statement
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Category
Project Management

Location
Kansas City

Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time

Exempt/Non-Exempt
Exempt

Clearances Required
Must posses or be able to obtain a Public Trust level government clearance.



Travel
No

Req Number
PRO-19-00007

Position
Project Manager, Information Technology (Scrum Master)

Number of Openings
1

Proposal Position
No

Proposal Letter Of Intent (LOI)
N/A

Open Date
3/26/2019

Tags
Project Manager, IT Project Manager, Scrum, Agile, Scrum Master, waterfall, PMP, Java, J2EE, Oracle, ETL, Data warehouse, Business Intelligence, BI, Application Development, Databases, Technical Leadership, Security Clearance, SDLC

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