Sparks, MD

Who Staffing is looking for a Project Manager for a fulltime, contract-to-hire opportunity with our client in Sparks, Maryland 

Purpose of Position:

Drive the overall delivery and support of product development projects to ensure cost-effectiveness, schedule-adherence and quality are achieved. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

·        Provide software product support to key level managers.

·        Act as consultant to business users. Gather client requirements, understand software application needs and recommend cost-effective solutions.

·        Manage initiation, project planning, scope management, requirements gathering and management, budget management, resource management, time management (activities & task planning), communications, risk management, procurement, quality assurance and testing, user training, program / project delivery and transition planning according to project needs.

·        Analyze business problems and processes to be addressed on customer online applications.  Communicate a defined problem and requirements to development team.

·        Document testable requirements and work closely with Quality Assurance (QA) team to generate software application scenarios covering positive and negative test cases.

·        Balance the development, identification and application of new technology to drive product differentiation with customer needs, performance, risk and quality.

·        Facilitate all customer demands, evaluate requests, manage prioritization and work with the appropriate technical team to resolve issues.

·        Keep up to date with the Business Analysis profession, identifying ways to incorporate new tools or trends into our client’s work.

·        Mentor and lead junior analysts and Project managers.

·        Other duties as assigned. 

Minimum Qualifications:

·        Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, International Business or Business Management

·        Master’s degree preferred

·        PMP certification required

·        CSM certification preferred  

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Key Success Factors:

·        Experienced and skilled in computer systems in a windows based environment.

·        Advanced Microsoft Office skills including Visio.

·        Experience working in a .Net environment

·        Proficient in SDLC.

·        Proficient in SQL.

·        Experienced in Agile Project Management.

·        Strong strategic thinking and strategic planning skills.

·        Demonstrated ability to articulate clearly and effectively.

·        Superior listening, oral and written skills.

·        Must be able to work and communicate with all levels of management.