Project Manager - Application Development Agile

    • Orange, CA

Kforce has a client in search of a Project Manager - Application Development Agile in Yorba Linda, CA. Summary: The Project Manager role serves as the key role in all project management at the company. This includes scoping deliverables, managing, resources, time, and cost for all aspects of project completion. Essential Functions/Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage multiple software development projects
  • Create or analyze business requirements documents and project timelines (as a backup to the primary BSA)
  • Drive team iteration execution, communicate with management and stakeholders, protect the team from uncontrolled work (changes are managed and approved)
  • Leads team effort in relentless improvement, define and implement improvement stories to increase the velocity and quality of the program
  • Implement and support project management principles, rules and processes
  • Identify and eliminate impediments and facilitate flow
  • Facilitates preparation and readiness for planning and demos
  • Guides team in time estimating practices and facilitates team estimates with input from Architecture teams
  • Presents high-level Project Readouts for Senior Management
  • Coordinate activities with other teams
  • Coordinates with Operations, Development, and Release Management when necessary
  • Facilitate team progress toward Iteration Goals and Objectives
  • Facilitates daily stand-up, iteration planning, Sprint Review, and iteration retrospective
Other Responsibilities:
  • Maintain an elevated level of accountability, recognizing the high-profile nature and security sensitivity of the Operations Department
  • Adhere to the published duties as contained in the Company's Policy and Compliance documentation
  • Continuously adhere to all company policies
  • Assist other teams as needed

  • Minimum 3 years of demonstrable experience, with experience in agile methodology and frameworks
  • Familiarity with various methods of project management and system analysis
  • Mastery of documentation authorship and refinement using tools MS Word, Visio, PowerPoint
  • Understanding of flowcharting methods and techniques
  • Strong understanding of various SDLC and Agile procedures to predict the development team's needs
  • Excellent time management and ability to complete work under tight deadlines
  • Passionate commitment to delivering products on time
  • Comfortable with presenting project readouts to various audiences
  • Deep understanding of agile metrics (tasks, backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, user stories etc.) to analyze and improve sprint planning
  • PMP certification is a plus but not required
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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