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Project Mgr IV

Company: Deltek, Inc.
Location: Herndon
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:


Sr. Project Manager Agile Software Development

US Remote


Company Summary

As the recognized global standard for project-based businesses, Deltek delivers software and information solutions to help organizations achieve their purpose. Our market leadership stems from the work of our diverse employees who are united by a passion for learning, growing and making a difference. At Deltek, we take immense pride in creating a balanced, values-driven environment, where every employee feels included and empowered to do their best work. Our employees put our core values into action daily, creating a one-of-a-kind culture that has been recognized globally. Thanks to our incredible team, Deltek has been named one of America's Best Midsize Employers by Forbes, a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor, a Top Workplace by The Washington Post and a Best Place to Work in Asia by World HRD Congress.

Business Summary

The Deltek Information Technology team provides technical support, services and applications to Deltek's global workforce. We are dedicated to finding innovative ways to help our employees maximize their productivity and exceed their business goals. If you're a world-class problem solver looking to be part a diverse, dynamic and collaborative team - join us as we power success for all of Deltek.

Position Responsibilities

Deltek is seeking a results-oriented, detail-driven project manager with strong experience leading agile software development projects. In this high visibility position, the Senior Project Manager will lead project teams through an agile software development lifecycle to deliver both new and existing Deltek Cloud products and will be accountable for on-time, on-budget, high quality software project deliveries. This position requires a high degree of collaboration with the leaders of technical teams such as design, development, documentation, operations and quality assurance, and coordination to manage dependencies and handoffs between engineering, product management and release readiness teams. Specific Responsibilities:

  • Project Planning and Management - Apply modern project management techniques to manage a project, achieving objectives of scope, quality, time and cost. Organize and lead project status and working meetings. Prepare progress reports. Present to executive steering committee on a regular basis. Proactively identify and mitigate project risks and issues. Manage project changes. Develop relationships with key business stakeholders.
  • Team Management - Hold project teams accountable for their project responsibilities and deliverables. Proactively ensure that teams are "in sync" in terms of communication, schedules, and issues. Develop project teams by promoting empowerment, engagement and high quality deliverables. Project manage teams in US and the Philippines.
  • Product Manager Support - Partner with product managers/owners to plan and prioritize product delivery roadmaps and support key customer deployments. Process Management and Improvement - Champion continuous improvement and adoption of project management and agile software development best practices.


    Other Key Requirements of the Successful Candidate:
    • Strong understanding of Project Management methodologies and Agile software development, with experience delivering enterprise software products. Able to blend and "right-size" these practices to fit the project and business need.
    • Deltek is a fast-paced environment - the ability to multitask on different projects concurrently and react quickly to movements in the business is critical.
    • A strong communicator with the ability to pull out and summarize information and tailor communication style and content for a variety of audiences. Comfortable and confident presenting to executives.
    • Driven, proactive and a do-er.
    • Have an understanding of the "bigger picture". Be able to conceptualize where and how the project fits into the company's mission. Must be able to establish project goals, validate and confirm acceptance, challenge stakeholders, and hold stakeholders accountable.
    • Enough technical insight to become a credible leader with development teams, to facilitate resolution of software product issues, and to evaluate complex project issues and risks.
    • Skilled in building trusted relationships with team members and project stakeholders.
    • Ability to effectively address and resolve conflict within and across teams.
    • Ability to think creatively to define innovative solutions to complex technical/business problems.
      • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience on large scale software development projects, preferably in a commercial software development environment
      • Proven project management in the software or IT industry using project management best practices.
      • Proven experience managing agile projects and moving teams to agile methodologies.
      • B.S., Computer Science, Business Administration or equivalent experience.
      • Proven experience managing projects with remote teams in distributed, world-wide locations.
      • Experience working in a PMO (desired)
      • Experience developing or deploying software to enhance a cloud environment (desired)

        This position is eligible for the external referral program.

        Travel Requirements


        EEO Statement

        Deltek, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

        E-Verify Statement

        Deltek, Inc., utilizes the E-Verify program with every potential new hire. This makes it possible for us to make certain that every employee who works for Deltek is eligible to work in the United States. To learn more about E-Verify you can call 1-800-255-7688 or visit their website by clicking the logo below. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

        Applicant Privacy Notice

        Deltek is committed to the protection and promotion of your privacy. In connection with your application for employment with us at Deltek, it is necessary for us to collect, store and use information about you ("Personal Data") to administer and evaluate your application. We are the "controller" of the Personal Data you provide us and will process any such Personal Data in accordance with applicable law and the statements contained in this . Additionally, we have not sold and do not sell Personal Data you provide to us through the job application process.

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