Project/Program Manager - Software Development

Herndon, Virginia

Post Date: 07/14/2017 Job ID: 24142 Industry: Information Technology

Kavaliro is looking for a Senior Program/Project Manager to work with our direct client in Herndon, VA. The right candidate will have at least 8+ years of experience with software development projects in a large, dynamic environment, expertise in Agile and strong SharePoint, PowerPoint and Excel skills.  Experience with a large finance company is a plus. 

This is an immediate need!

Description:
  • IT Project Manager to oversee the project management methodology during all phases of the project cycle for software development.  It is a company wide report and data application used to support vendor/customers

 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop, track and manage project budget, project plans, timelines and scope.
  • Manage project resources including procuring project staff, developing, motivating, coaching and advising.
  • Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define business requirements.
  • Lead teams of developers in the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs.
  • Define test plans and ensure that products are defect free before User Acceptance Testing.
  • Facilitate the User Acceptance Testing process, developing rollout plans and procedures.
  • Prepare and present cost-benefit analyses.
  • Ensure appropriate systems development and project management processes are being utilized.
  • Make presentations to steering committees or project sponsors.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
  • PMP or PMI certification.
  • 8-10 years’ experience.
  • Proven project management experience.
  • People management and team building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible/ adaptable in exercising judgment in a changing environment and to manage competing priorities
  • Proven ability to learn business processes quickly and to work well with business partners at different levels within the organization
  • Strong ability to assess risk and apply management principles to technology applications/products and business functions
  • Experience delivering technology and business application solutions in a large-scale, multi-platform systems environment
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