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IT Project Manager (PMP)
Ref No.: 18-08283
Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/10/2018 to 03/08/2019
A direct client in Boca Raton, FL is seeking an IT Project Manager with a PMP certification for a 6-month contract with the potential to extend well into 2019.

This role will be expected to provide traditional IT program and project leadership over individual projects or a portfolio of related projects within the IT department. Portfolio will have a combination of waterfall and agile projects, and the Project Manager should be well versed and experienced in both methodologies to be successful.

Expectations for all projects:
Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project. Build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in the projects. Manage project budget and forecasting from beginning to end. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project.

Expectations for Waterfall projects:
Build and maintain detailed schedule of milestones and manage project through delivery

Expectations for Agile projects:
Provide scrum master services to team(s) post-ideation through all planned production delivery increments. Facilitate scrum ceremonies. Maintain product backlog and release plan, and facilitate productivity by setting up meetings and removing impediments that may obstruct the pursuit of the team's sprint goals. Work closely with product owner(s) to facilitate story creation and backlog grooming.

Skills:
  • PMP required.
  • 7 years managing projects with a minimum of 5 years managing agile projects required.
  • JIRA experience required.
  • Experience working in an environment with Devops and/or cloud technologies is required and the selected candidate will need to be comfortable dealing with abstracts, capable of articulating complicated technical information and be known for quick assimilation into a team that has been together for 2 years or so (lots of people skills).
  • Very strong Organizational Skills.
  • This individual needs to be able to detect in real time what the most effective communication method for the group/individual is and adjust.
  • Excellent communicator (VERBAL, Written), strong business acumen.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others.
  • A wide degree of creativity and flexibility is expected.
  • Considered highly skilled and proficient in discipline.
  • Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
  • Works under minimal supervision with wide latitude for independent judgment.

Please send your resume to Siana Johnson at sjohnson@arcgonline.com
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