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Location: Reston, VA

Job ID: 2550

# of Positions: 0

Overview:

We have an immediate need to hire a Senior Technical Project Manager in Reston, VA.

The Senior Technical Project Manager will provide leadership in software development projects that will include all phases of the software development life cycle. The PM will have specific budget responsibility for the project, and will also coordinate tasks and delivery dates, with the assistance of a technical lead for developers and analysts, both in-house and consultants. In addition, the project manager will work with business partners on solution design, collaborate with leaders from other areas on cross-department projects, and work with independent quality assurance, performance and production support teams.

Responsibilities

  • Lead technology team on software development projects.
  • Interact effectively with business partners to understand business requirements and be responsible for creation of technical requirements, including creating effective technical solutions to business problems
  • Interact effectively with systems partners to insure that the full technology solution is seamlessly implemented
  • Ensure the successful interaction with 3rd party vendors
  • Ensure business requirements are translated into functional and technical designs
  • Ensure functional and technical designs satisfy business requirements while adhering to accepted development guidelines and best practices
  • Manage the unit testing and integration testing phases of your projects
  • Work with our systems and business partners to ensure successful completion of the performance testing and acceptance testing phases of your projects
  • Manage the project transition into production
  • Communicate project status, resource needs and issues in a timely and concise manner to senior management
  • Provide day-to-day guidance for members of development team and facilitates issues resolution to enable resources to meet their goals
  • Make project related decisions and communicates as necessary
  • Solve complex issues related to either project or resource issues

Qualifications

Education and Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5 or more years experience of Project Management experience.
  • 3 or more years of IT project management experience preferred
  • Experience working in a matrix environment with project team members in multiple locations, including offshore, is preferred
  • Track record of delivering within variable constraints of time, budget and performance
  • Agile PM certification is a plus
  • PMP is a plus

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Hands-on experience of Agile/Scrum software development methodologies
  • Experience with and understanding of Web technologies: C#/ASP.Net, Java, MS IIS/ Win server/ MSSQL
  • Excellent, relevant project management skills mandatory
  • Experience in software development for health care sector and medical education is desired
  • Project planning tools: Microsoft Project or equivalent
  • Familiarity with automated build, deployment and testing tools
  • Familiarity with Microsoft SharePoint 2007 or later
  • Strong problem solving skills are essential

Personal Attributes:

  • Proven leadership ability
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Exceptional service orientation
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Please call our office if you have any questions. Capital TechSearch, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.