Thursday, November 7, 2019
RJ Byrd Search Group is actively searching for a Senior Project Manager experienced with driving multiple software projects concurrently for a privately held software development company headquartered in Dallas, TX. The person in this position is responsible planning, executing, managing, and finalizing projects according to project scope, schedule, deliverables, quality, and budget. The ideal candidate is adaptable, skilled at building consensus across the organization and leads by the art of influence.
Employs an appropriate level of
planning and provides the right balance of agility and predictability.
Aptitude to gain and understand
enough of the technical domain to understand the technical risks arising
from the technology paradigm and the software development process.
Leverage prior experience to blend
traditional waterfall project management principles and practices with an
Agile development methodology in the right proportions to fit large,
complex, enterprise-level projects.
business users and translate business needs into technical requirements.
Elicit requirements using
interviews, document analysis, requirement workshops, business process
descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis and workflow
Develop, execute, and maintain project
management plan for each assigned project, including scope, schedule,
cost, quality, communication, resource, issues, risks, and change control.
Manage project changes (scope,
budget, and schedule) throughout the project lifecycle.
Proactively identify risk and
mitigation plans, monitor project status, recognize negative trends and
project variances, and coordinate corrective action.
Ensure project documentation is
complete, current, and stored appropriately.
Create, monitor, and maintain
schedules and tasks in Microsoft Project and Smartsheets.
Lead Project status meetings and communicate
overall status to teams and leaders as required
Bachelor of Science in Computer
Science or related field of study
5+ years of solid Project Management
Experience leading Development and System
Integration projects, and/or User Acceptance testing
Experienced with the full project
life cycle and SDLC (Waterfall and Agile) methodologies.
Proficient at using tools like MS
Office and tools including: Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and
Excellent written and verbal
communication skills, professional presentation, organizational skills and
a proactive customer service approach.
Ability to demonstrate conflict
resolution, leadership, adaptability and coordination capabilities.
Ability to communicate with and
influence technical and non-technical customers.
Ability to work on multiple
smaller-scale projects simultaneously.
PMP certification is preferred.
Scrum Master certification is
Lean Six Sigma certification is a