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Sr. Program Manager-IT

  • XCEL Solutions
  • 432 Q St NW
  • Washington, DC 20001
  • Full-Time



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We are looking for a Sr. Program Manager-IT Location: Washington, DC Duration: Long Term Experience: 9+ Years Must Detail Job Description: The Senior Program Manager must have experience with all facets of software development, operational support and project management using waterfall and agile processes and will need to have a technical background in the Business Intelligence / Data warehouse space. Must have experience in providing advanced project management and support for ongoing programs and for projects across numerous functional and technical units with the company. On each program/project, the Senior Program Manager is responsible for ensuring that the program is delivered on time, within budget, at a high level of quality. The Senior Program Manager can manage internal teams, vendors / partners, and external resources. Project Planning and Management -- Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects Team Management -- Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members Product Owner Support -- Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance Process Management and Improvement -- Define and manage a well-defined project management process and champion ongoing process improvement initiatives to implement best practices for Agile Project Management Team building -- promote empowerment of the team, ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contribution, and encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team. Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams. PMP preferred. Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred. Experience overseeing multi-function project teams with at least 10-15 team members including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel. Sufficient level of technical background to provide highly-credible leadership to development teams and to be able to accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks and issues Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions of high business value. Technical Skills: 8+ years as a program / project manager. Thorough knowledge of MS-Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access) and MS Projects. Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies. Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment. A proven track record of successfully implementing software or web development projects using Agile methodologies including 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager managing large, complex projects in a high-tech development environment with multi-function teams. PMP preferred. Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects. PMI-ACP, CSM, or equivalent preferred. Agile Project Management tools such as Jira/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne or equivalent. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Regards, Vijay XCEL Corp Phone: 732-###-#### x 120 Direct: 732-###-#### Email: ...@xcelcorp.com - provided by Dice
PMP, PMI, Program Management, Agile/Scrum/Waterfall, SDLC, JIRA, Visio

Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task


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