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Applications Project Manager

Washington, DC and Herndon, VA
11/14/2019

Position Description

The Applications Project Manager will assume a hands-on role in the planning, oversight, and leadership of a team focused on maintaining a portfolio of mission-critical applications. The Applications PM will actively ensure that risks are identified and proactively mitigated, and that issues are dealt with promptly in order to ensure that the project remains on schedule, on budget, within scope, and at or above the required level of customer satisfaction and quality. Specific tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Management and coordination of one or more Agile development teams
  • Work directly with senior level business owners to drive future vision and ensure requirements are understood and well documented
  • Daily interaction with customer IT PMs and business Product Owners, including senior management
  • Take a hands-on role to support analysis, design, and testing activities, as needed
  • Develop and present weekly and monthly status reports
  • Facilitate weekly and monthly status meetings
  • Develop and present monthly cost control reports
  • Develop and maintain project schedules
  • Actively identify and maintain issues and risks
  • Develop and facilitate lessons learned
  • Track and manage to Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Develop and support ongoing updates to project management documentation
  • Development and execution of communication management strategy and corresponding plan

Required Skills

  • At least 10 years of IT systems development experience, with at least 6 years of experience operating in a management role
  • Experience leading IT development teams of at least 10 resources
  • In-depth understanding and experience of project management practices and techniques in an IT systems development environment
  • Demonstrated experience managing software development teams following Agile methodologies
  • Strong experience planning and managing Agile Sprint cycles using tools such as Rational Jazz or Atlassian Jira
  • Proven ability to plan work and manage resources to achieve stated project goals and objectives
  • Working understanding and experience in the following management areas -- Scope, Schedule, Quality, Communications, Budget, Issues, and Risk management
  • Experience managing projects involving Microsoft technologies, preferably custom .NET Framework Web / Windows solution development
  • Proven ability to work and negotiate with customers
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve conflict within the project team

Desirable Skills

  • Experience managing Federal government projects
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • PMP Certification
  • Experience using Earned Value to manage project performance
  • Experience using ITIL Framework
  • Experience using Six Sigma DMAIC model for continuous improvements
  • Experience working with Rational Jazz

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Our Benefits

  • Major Medical, Dental, Vision (HMO or POS)
  • Short, Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance​
  • 401(k) with Matching Contributions
  • Flex Spending Account
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonuses
  • Optional Supplemental Life, AD&D
  • 10 Paid Holidays Per Year​
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Merit Bonuses​

What Makes us Procentrix

We operate on the principle of “mutual respect” and recognize that at the core of every successful company are people and when those people are challenged, encouraged and respected, they create the framework within which creativity and innovation thrives.

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People

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We encourage people to “think outside the box”. We listen to each other's ideas. Not all are pursued but none are ignored.

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Culture

We were founded on the promise of sound business ethics. We respect our customers, employees, and business partners and we lead by example.

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Benefits

Our strong benefits package attracts and retains top quality, highly-motivated individuals who share our enthusiasm and drive.

Awards and Recognition

Our company culture and the innovative employees it has attracted is paying off! We have been honored to receive many prestigious awards and we cherish the many informal praises we receive from our customers.

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