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Agile IT Project Manager

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:Technology ConsultingTravel Required:Up to 10%Clearance Required:Active SecretWhat You Will Do: Guidehouse is responsible for providing agile project management support for the development and maintenance of a global information system for our client at the Department of State. As part of a Project Management Office (PMO), the IT Project Manager is responsible to coordinate with multiple stakeholders (business owners, development team members, etc.); defining requirements; identify process improvements; manage scope, schedule, and risk; conduct testing; and report project status to stakeholders. As part of an agile team, the IT Project Manager will maintain the product backlog, refine user stories with business owners and developers, establish and maintain the release plan, and demonstrate completed functionality to stakeholders.What You Will Need:

  • An ACTIVE and CURRENT SECRET federal security clearance
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Four (4) or more years of relevant experience, including 3 years in Agile/Project ManagementWhat Would Be Nice To Have:
    • PMP Certification
    • Agile Certification (Scrum Master, SAFe, Product Owner, etc.)
    • Project management knowledge and experience on IT-related projects with priority given to the use of an Agile methodology
    • Experience using Agile Scrum and/or Kanban methodology to plan and manage work against iterations and releases
    • Experience monitoring project progress and implementing effective corrective actions if actual progress falls behind the plan
    • Experience meeting with clients of varying levels to gather, document, prioritize, and analyze system specifications and user requirements, working closely with developers and testers in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated ability to use effective facilitation skills and techniques to elicit requirements from a diverse range of stakeholders
    • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Demonstrated ability to offer solutions and articulate the business impact to clients in a clear and concise manner
    • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environmentWhat We Offer:Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
      • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
      • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
      • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
      • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan
      • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
      • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
      • Student Loan PayDown
      • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
      • Skills Development & Certifications
      • Employee Referral Program
      • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
      • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
      • Mobility StipendAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Chantilly , Agile IT Project Manager, Executive , Chantilly, Virginia

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