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IT Project Manager

Favor TechConsulting, LLC (FTC) is in search of a talented IT Project Manager with Business Analysis experience to join our rapidly growing company!

We are looking for a solid Project Manager with Business Analysis experience to direct and manage a small Agile Scrum development team contracted with the Department of Defense (DoD). This is an excellent opportunity to grow your project management experience working with a small, 90% remote (mostly work from home), Agile Scrum development team.

The Project Manager provides the overall direction and management of the project and is accountable for the project’s viability and health. In addition, the Project Manager will assist with business analyst responsibilities to include requirements definition and management. This position has a high level of responsibility requiring IT management skills, the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of management, internal and external stakeholders and customers, and the ability to develop members of the engineering team.

 

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities

  • Provide the overall direction and management of the project within a small Agile Scrum development team to successfully complete contract deliverables and project milestones.
  • Effectively communicate project information to all levels of management, internal and external stakeholders and customers, and support members of the engineering team.
  • Facilitate Agile Scrum activities to include: Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, Retrospective, and Product Demonstrations/Reviews.
  • Elicit, define and validate functional and non-functional requirements with project stakeholders. Collaborate with the team to decompose the work into Epics, Tasks, and Sub-tasks.
  • Must be able to identify and report potential project issues/risks, resolve conflict, and effectively handle problems.
  • Document and distribute agendas, meeting minutes, presentations, status reports, schedules and milestones, WBS, product roadmap, risk register, quarterly status reports, release notes, user manual instructions, requirements, workflows, use cases, lessons learned, and other project required documentation.
  • Respond to Help Desk emails, as necessary, to address user questions, document potential application issues, and direct specific functional area requests to the appropriate party for further handling.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance.
  • Formal education (Bachelors or higher in a related discipline) with at least 1 year of IT Project Management experience and/or 2-5 years of Business Analysis experience.
  • Solid understanding of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK), Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile Scrum framework.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to clearly communicate and comprehend project details.
  • Must be able to execute requirements definition, allocation, decomposition, and validation to maintain the Product Backlog and plan development Sprints.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 tools.
  • Capable of working from home but also willing and able to attend in-person meetings at the customer site in Alexandria, VA, The Pentagon, and FTC’s Tysons Corner corporate office, as needed. The team typically meets at FTC for Sprint Planning and at the customer site for any necessary in-person meetings.
  • Must be able to identify and report potential project issues/risks, resolve conflict, and effectively handle problems.

 

Additional Qualifications 

Experience using the following tools:

  • Atlassian Jira
  • Jira Service Desk
  • Slack
  • Git

Certifications:

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) for Development
  • Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 or higher (DoD Directive 8570.1)
  • Comp TIA Security+
  • GSEC
  • SSCIP
  • CCNA-Security
  • User Experience Mockups / Requirements Visualization:
  • Axure
  • Justinmind Prototyper Pro

 

In addition, U.S. Citizenship is required. Applicants selected will be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and be able to obtain a government-granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to background investigation to include but not limited to criminal history, employment and education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.

 

Favor TechConsulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Favor TechConsulting is an E-Verify Participant.

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