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Project Manager/Scrum Master in Bellevue, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Bellevue, WA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    6/4/2019
  • Job ID:
    181010
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    425/376-1726

Job Description

Project manager, Agile / CSM

This is an estimated 4 to 6 months plus, position, in Bellevue, WA and is offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. We are among the largest staffing companies in the US for contingent/temporary and direct hire placements, and support many of the top rated Pacific Northwest companies.

The Project Manager is accountable for one or more large, diverse and complex projects in the areas of information technology, quality improvement, strategic objectives and goals. The Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating Agile project teams. The Project Manager ensures projects are planned and executed in a manner that supports the mission, integration and collaboration, and meets the organizational objectives.

Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.

This role requires expert level communication, organization and critical thinking skills. The candidate must have previous knowledge and experience with leading enterprise-wide software development projects. Experience with effectively leading multiple workstreams and successful project teams is required. A self-starter, with ability to track and manage multiple tasks and competing priorities, is required. The applicant must be well organized, with solid experience providing executive level presentations and status reporting.

Skills:

  • Ability to run the project using agile methodology
  • Outgoing and able to step into different aspects of the project to assist the team stay unblocked.
  • TFS or other project management tool to manage project activities.
  • Though the PM wouldn’t necessarily need to do any technical development work but the team will be using technologies like Microsoft .NET (C#, ASP.NET), Microsoft SQL to build the product
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is required; Master’s is a plus
  • Very effective interpersonal skills including mentoring, coaching, collaborating, and team building
  • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
  • Solid understanding of and experience in using appropriate project management tools.
  • Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and collaboration experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. is an international provider of staffing services, outsourcing solutions, and information technology infrastructure services. We offer a candidate referral bonus, please inquire for more details. (Conditions and restrictions apply).

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.