Project Manager in Bethesda, MD at Volt

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Bethesda, MD
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    9/10/2018
  • Job ID:
    136931
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    919-782-7440

Job Description

Sr Project Manager (Scrum Lead)

  • Provide management, technical leadership and organize the activities and personnel associated with complex software development project using agile methodology
  • Understand and oversee all phases of the software development lifecycle using the agile development methodology;
  • Manage staff, including hiring, compensation and employee performance assessments
  • Manage software integration and development efforts.
  • Manage multiple projects and tasks and supervise approximately 5-15 staff.
  • Provide overall Project Management (PM) support throughout the performance period using customer’s internal processes consistent with principles outlined in the Project Management Institute’s (PMI) PMBOK® Guide.
  • Provide technical, administrative, and operational management of assigned projects, including contract and subcontractor management.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction at all times
  • Be accountable to the customer and to Leidos management for the success of the project(s) and team
  • Create, manage, and control project schedules and an Integrated Master Schedule
  • Perform project risk management and create the required status reports. Manage all project deliverables on time.
  • Ensure adequate communication between the stakeholders and other development teams
  • Respond to Data Calls such as financial status, computer or hardware details, technical attributes of the Systems, or security audits.
  • Participate in the Change Control Board (CCB) activities.
  • Manage all required activities to ensure alignment with multiple schedules and requirements across all systems and projects as well other interfacing systems and projects.
  • Work with the customer to reprioritize activities to refocus work efforts and support activities to address new or changing business needs.
  • Work with the stakeholders to determine and document the appropriate level of Enterprise Project Life Cycle deliverables and milestones to ensure a successful outcome for each system.
  • Play a significant role in the Requirements Gathering and Analysis processes.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree w/ 5 years’ experience. Equivalent work experience (4 additional years) will be considered in lieu of degree)
  • 8 years of experience managing complex software development project
  • Experience managing projects with multiple subcontractors
  • Experience with Agile development methodology
  • Strong technical background in software development processes, techniques, and best practices
  • Experience with Agile software development required
  • PMI PMP Certification required

DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience developing web applications in Java, JEE, SQL Server
  • Experience working in the Grants and Clinical domains is highly desired
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)


This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path. 

To learn more about Volt, please visit: http://www.volt.com and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.com

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.