Position: Project Manager
MAY 24, 2019
We are looking for a strategic minded individual with ability to translate technology or business vision to actionable product. The position is responsible for effective and efficient implementation of software development projects especially in an Agile/Scrum environment. Ideal candidate should be able to empower team in striving for core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility. Individual should be sedulous, passionate, versatile and open to change.
Provide project leadership across all assigned projects / scrum team.
Organize and facilitate planning and coordinate ceremonies including product refinement, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, review/demos, and retrospectives.
Effectively resolve or escalate project risks and remove impediments that interfere with the team’s ability to deliver against their commitments.
Clearly and effectively communicate and manage customer expectations.
Ability to quickly reconfigure project strategy and adapt to the environment while protecting the final goals and objectives.
Work closely with other teams including network & infrastructure, operations and security/audit to ensure business needs are met while meeting internal IT objectives and compliance requirements.
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
Bachelor’s agree in Computer Science or related field.
PMP, CSM, CSPO certifications are a plus.
Understanding of software development life cycle including waterfall and agile.
6-7 years of experience in managing software development projects.
3-4 years of experience working as a scrum master.
Experience in insurance domain
WHAT DOES RICHMOND HAVE TO OFFER?
One of the most historic cities in the country, Richmond is the state capital of Virginia and steeped in culture. Driving through museum district, you will find yourself hard-pressed to not be moved by the beauty of some of the older neighborhood houses
Whether you want to go to the mountains, the beach, or the city (D.C.), Richmond will afford you to the ability to do all three in the same day! Richmond is known for its central location to a variety of activities
Richmond metro lies along the James River, the largest river in Virginia, offering the opportunity to water raft, paddle rapids, swim, boat, fish, and otherwise enjoy the riverside view
There is a thriving art and music scene, with several creators and performers traveling to one of our many concert houses or galleries
If you're a beer enthusiast, you're in luck! As of January of this year, Richmond was named the number one beer destination in the WORLD
"Big city" feel without the drawbacks of living in an actual big city - there is always something new going on downtown, usually within walking distance so no more ubers every weekend
Richmond is the fifth fastest-growing market for IT folks in the U.S. This means there will never be a shortage of new projects for you to work and employers can remain competitive. Businesses are starting to realize the potential for success in the state's capital and more opportunities are sure to follow.
SONNY GUPTA, PARTNER