Full Job Description
SFI is looking for an exceptional Project Manager to join our team of talented IT professionals. The Project Manager is responsible for the application, website development, development and support delivery, support, and demand management of the Application Task Area. In this role, you'll be managing a team of high-performing Developers and web designers as they support our client's business-critical applications and websites. The Manager is responsible for managing the delivery execution of our client's applications and is accountable for providing stable, scalable systems that meet their business needs and improving a process. You'll be responsible for managing multiple projects, releases and staff to ensure that projects are delivered on time, on budget and adhere to high-quality standards.
Manage and oversee the application team and support both Operations and Maintenance application and new applications development.
Identify resource requirements, and execute on the hiring, performance assessment, coaching, and career development of team members.
Establish clear roles and responsibilities across the application development organization.
Manage technology projects and system enhancement/issues requests with accurate time estimates, adherence to deadlines including scheduling and managing the work efforts of technology staff.
Integrate PMI’s Quality, Risk, and Change Management methodology as a part of the development methodology.
Shall also be familiar with both waterfall and iterative SDLC methodologies (currently, Agile, Scrum).
Shall ensure that all application software is properly maintained, developed, and performs in accordance with work requests (requirements), standards, procedures, etc
Demand management/Issue Management - clear tracking/updating of all requests coming into the application development organization tracking, prioritizing and delivery.
Strong communication to stakeholders - Managing client/end-user expectations.
Communication of priority, progress, status and timeframes of requests to all business sponsors and affected parties.
Collaborate with business leaders to develop technology and process improvements; be a key leader in the long-term strategy and sustainability of business processes and information systems.
Maintain compliance with all technical standards and regulatory requirements like Change Control processes and policies and applying Information Technology best practices.
Support, socialize and execute on IT strategic decisions and direction.
Lead the design and implementation of robust application solutions for key initiatives and maintenance projects to deliver needed capabilities for our business
Continue to look for ways to improve the SDLC process across the organization, delivery capabilities, and making the application delivery organization more effective.
Provide technical oversight, direction, and mentoring to staff. Cultivate and foster a performance-based delivery culture.
Cultivate and foster respect for others across the organization, become a bridge builder and act in a manner that creates an inclusive work environment.
Required Skills and Experience:
At least 15 years of program/project management experience with demonstrated experience in leading a large IT project teams through all phases of a project lifecycle to include risk management.
At least 7 years of experience as a team lead in support of complex IT Application Development efforts, with 5 years’ experience in analyzing new and emerging IT technologies, performing cost/benefit analysis using quantitative and qualitative analytical methods, recommending options and alternatives to clients.
Demonstrated experience leading, managing, transforming, and organizing a large development team.
Demonstrated experience with client and customer services to include needs assessment and problem resolution.
Demonstrated experience solving complex problems and applying IT systems security methods and techniques to systems designs.
Demonstrated experience implementing new and emerging IT technologies and applications.
Demonstrated experience with effective oral and written communication to individuals, large groups, and Senior Management.
Experience managing a portfolio of major applications.
Experience dealing with vendors, contracts, and support agreements and negotiating with vendors.
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
Strong sense of accountability and actions to back it up.
Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent leadership and mentorship skills.
Ability to create, manage and review complex project schedules,
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to analyze alternative approaches to meet the business objective.
Identify and understand the scope of functionality and suggest development solutions with cost benefit and design options.
Desired Skills and Experience:
ITIL v3 Intermediate/Expert Certification preferred
PMP Certification preferred
Geographic Information System Experience is a plus
Experience in cloud and Big data development
Proposal experience is a plus.
Clearance Requirements: Must be a US Citizen or Green Card Holder and able to obtain a Government Agency Public Trust.
Our employees are our greatest asset and we are committed to their professional development and growth. We provide competitive salaries, bonuses, excellent benefit packages, and paid time off to balance work and personal commitments.
Visit our website at www.spatialfront.com for more information or to apply. By submitting your application via our website you are confirming we could submit your resume to our client for review.
Spatial Front is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, committed to developing a diversified workforce.