Project Manager-Reston

Pay: $0.00 - $90000.00

Position Type: Contract to Permanent

Location: District Of Columbia


Project Manager
Reston, VA

Our client who is headquartered out of Reston, VA is consistently on ComputerWorld’s Top 100 Places to work in IT. On top of being a great place to work, they are also ranked as one of the “Fastest 50” growing companies in the Northern VA, Washington DC Metro Area year after year. Our Client is one of the leading system integrators in both the Public & Private sectors. What sets our client apart from other is that they work around the clock and have a passion for technology.

Position Summary:
• Interface with senior customer staff up to CEO, CTO, CIO level
• Manage projects involving cross-functional teams to launch new solutions, products and services for internal customers and external
• Use SCRUM methodologies
• Participate in and support development efforts (organize and facilitate release planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, and sprint planning, demos and other Scrum related meetings)
• Track and communicate scrum metrics including team velocity and sprint/release progress
• Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
• Update agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs
• Recommend improvements and assist in changes to best practices
• Assist with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information
• Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition
• Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
• Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution
• Empower the teams to self-organize
• Improve the productivity of the teams in any way possible
• Ensure the team strives to make each increment of functionality shippable

Position Qualifications:
• 4+ years of Project Management experience
• Certified Scrum Master with 2+ years of Scrum experience
• Background working in public facing web environments