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Job Ref:  2016-179493
Employer:  Keane Group
Country:  United States
County/State:  Virginia
18/10/2016 21:01
Overview: At NTT DATA, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees have been key factors in our company's growth and market presence. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA and for the people who work here.

A group company within NTT DATA currently seeks a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Quantico, VA.

Position Functions or Responsibilities: Project Description : This client develops and operates an enterprise-wide training system for its entire organization. The enterprise-wide training system is comprised of a number of commercial and custom build components integrated together to provide to meet its mission needs. The client develops the custom components, integrates the various components together, and performs the necessary operations support to manage the system on a day-to-day basis. The client requires contractor staff to augment its development and operations team and provide particular skills in order to perform specific development and operations tasks such as project management, help desk, documentation, customer support, course/training development, applications development, database development/administration, systems analysis, etc.

Role : The Senior Project Manager (PM) shall be responsible for managing the Agile development process for a team of software developers and BAs and guide them on proper implementation of Agile/Scrum practices. Work with customer to ensure overall success of project deliberables. This includes participating in daily SCRUM sessions, grooming the backlog, building project schedules, leading sprint planning sessions, and ensuring the overall quality of the final project. The Senior Project Manager will oversee and direct the following tasks within the project:
  • Manage complet initiatives across multiple functions and integrated project teams by planning and coordinating the project objectives with consideration for risk
  • Interface with the software development team leads and client stakeholders in supporting their roadmap and vision by prioritizing features, release planning of backlog and system demos
  • Understand processes, potential issues, and consequences of making changes during the SDLC
  • Facilitate the SCRUM process of planning, staff meetings, reviews, and retrospectives with team and proactively removes impediments to progress
  • Embrace, coach and steer Agile best practices and principles within he team, as well as defining and refining Agile metrics to understand team performance
  • Establish milestones, anticipates issues, and monitor adherence to project scope, requirements and design documents, schedules and the SDLC process
  • Assume day-today responsibility for ensuring the the project is completed on time
  • Interface with customers and ensure project deliverables are meeting business requirements
  • Possess excellent communication and mentoring skills
  • Possess the ability to adapt, be flexible and work well in cross-functional, matrix manaagement environment
  • Solicit feedback from team members and interested stakeholders

Basic Qualifications: Required Qualifications:
  • 6+ years of Information Systems Project Management experience
  • 2+ years experience as a PM on Agile software development projects using Scrum
  • Experience writing user stories
  • Experience or background in requirements analysis
  • Through understanding of enterprise software development lifecycle; ability to adjust and apply this knowledge in a dynamic environment using Agile methodologies
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills, self-motivated, and able to work and communicate in the team environment
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience-6-8 years of relevant IT experience
  • Must have an Active Top Secret security clearance

Desired Skills
  • Bachelor degree in technical related field
  • PMP certification
  • Experience using Jira software
  • Certified Scrum Professional certification is a plus

This is a full-time salaried position with a group company within NTT DATA. Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors will NOT be considered. This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.

NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world. With business operations in more than 35 countries, we put emphasis on long-term commitment and combine global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services from consulting, system development, business process and IT outsourcing to cloud-based solutions.

Visit NA to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

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