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Agile Project Manager

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Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Quantico, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 114150 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Agile Project Manager to join our team in Quantico, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the Agile development process for a team of software developers and BAs and guides them on proper implementation of Agile/Scrum practices. They work with customers to ensure overall success of project deliverables. 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 product.


Position Responsibilities

  • Manage complex 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 Government 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 Software Development Lifecycle.
  • 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 the 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 to the SDLC process.
  • Assume day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that 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 a cross-functional, matrix management environment.
  • Report to leadership on project health and progress. 
  • Solicit feedback from team members and interested stakeholders.

Required Qualifications

  • Six years of information systems project management experience
  • Two years' experience as a project manager on agile software development projects using Scrum
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience (4 additional years of experience with an Associates or 8 additional years of experience will substitute for a degree)
  • Top Secret Clearance

Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience writing user stories.
  • Experience or background in requirements analysis.
  • Have a thorough 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 a team environment.
  • Ability to develop project plans, schedules, and other project documentation.
  • Project Management Professional certification.
  • Experience using Jira Software.
  • Certified Scrum Professional certification is a plus.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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