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Project Manager

Company: Crescens Inc.
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Durham, NC
Duration: 12+ Months

**All work must be completed on site once COVID restrictions are lifted**

Job Description:
The client seeks a contractor resource to serve as Agile project Manager to provide project management using agile practices and principles for various Project(s) and product(s).

The client is looking for an experienced Agile Project manager.
This role advises the teams as well as leadership on agile processes, procedures, values, and interactions as well as opportunities for continuous improvement and strives in enabling teams to become self-organizing, cross-functional, and accountable while assisting them to achieve their development goals, removing impediments, and resolving issues outside of the team's control.

This Resource will facilitate prioritization and planning of efforts for one or more products to a high standard. Resource must be coachable and knows how to work with Product Owners/Managers, Scrum/flow Masters, and Stakeholders, works as a good team player based on Agile principle to enable understanding, learning and behaviors that drives customer and business value.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
provide scrum/flow master support to assigned team(s), understand technical need of team efforts, authoring all project management artifacts following the practices and guidelines from the PMI's PMBOK or Scaled Agile, help develop project budget/resource/ timeline planning, monitoring expenditures, ensuring that project plans and schedules are established and maintained, conducting formal presentations, coordinating with all project stakeholders, ensure that appropriate project controls are instituted, and help developing Federally required documents as requested, and status documents


Strong organization and analytical thinking skills with experience preparing Project plan for complex business needs.
Strong experience in understanding and implementation of Agile values, principles, and practices (i.e., Kanban, Scrum)
Development of business/functional requirements, RFI's, RFP's, Federal level reporting documentation and systems analysis.
Strong hands on experience with tools like MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
Experience in business planning, program management, project management in multi-platform environments.
Strong experience using risk and business impact analysis and reporting skills.
Experience managing, maintaining, and analyzing data to derive meaningful and actionable insights about the program/project.
Experience working with stakeholders for backlog item prioritization, grooming, and understanding of epic/stories/tasks.
Experience in gaining buy-in and support from stakeholders.
Experience with work breakdown and estimation, sprint planning, monitoring progress and removing impediments to deliver solutions for business needs.
Experience with JIRA to create/enhance dashboards, monitor progress of sprint/work flow, and providing statuses in timely manner.
Hand-on experience in software development and debugging using programming language like Java or .Net/C# etc.
Certified Scrum Master or Kanban certification (Nice to have)
Knowledge of DevOps practices (Nice to have)
Hands-on SQL experience in relational database like Oracle, SQL Server etc (Nice to have)

Keywords: Crescens Inc., Durham , Project Manager, Executive , Durham, North Carolina

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