Core BTS has an immediate opening for an IT Project Manager with our client in Reading, PA. Only qualified candidates should respond and will be contacted for an interview. The IT Project Manager is on the front line leading and facilitating the identification, definition and delivery of application development solutions. In this highly visible role, you will lead a cross functional team consisting of Business stakeholders and IT staff using a mix of traditional project management disciplines and Agile Scrum-based practices. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES Manage the overall planning, direction, coordination, execution, control and completion of assigned projects. Provide strong, proactive and assertive leadership for assigned projects. Define project scope, goals and deliverables. Become deeply engaged in and knowledgeable of the solutions being developed. Define, orchestrate and manage the holistic project lifecycle, delivery cadence, release plan and sprint schedule. Work closely with the business and solution analysts to define and refine project scope, product project backlogs and release plans. Work with the Director IT Security to develop a security program and security projects that ad-dress identified risks and business security requirements. Manage the process of gathering, analyzing and assessing the current and future threat land-scape, as well as providing the PMO with a realistic overview of risks and threats in the enterprise environment. Work with the PMO to develop budget based on short- and long-term goals and objectives. Monitor and report on governance and compliance with security policies, as well as the enforcement of policies within the IT department. Oversee and lead the definition and creation of high-quality project product backlogs, utilizing epics, features, user stories and task structures. Plan, facilitate and champion effective Agile Scrum ceremonies including backlog grooming, sprint planning, stand ups, sprint demos and retrospectives. Coach, guide and mentor teams on Agile Scrum practices and techniques. Actively contribute to establishing and improving project management practices and delivery frameworks. Develop detailed work plans, including work breakdown structures, project milestones, risk assessment management plans, staffing needs, project timelines and budgets. Facilitate the identification, scheduling and assignment of project activities, tasks and milestones. Ensure established project delivery framework tasks, activities and deliverables are represented and accounted for in project plans and timelines. Collaborate with IT leadership to assemble and manage project resources. Actively monitor, track and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of established milestones and overall quality of project activities and deliverables. Establish and provide high-quality, informative written and verbal project communications, including weekly status, dashboards and project updates. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical discipline. 8+ years overall IT experience with significant experience in software development. 5+ years experience managing software application development projects. 3+ years Agile Scrum experience. Experience with both traditional waterfall software development processes and Agile Scrum methodologies. Proficient in Microsoft Project and Office. Experience managing projects with a variety of technologies, platforms Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects, activities and tasks under time constraints. Ability to interface with executives and stakeholders regarding issues of project scope and status. Ability to facilitate productive meetings and drive outcomes. Demonstrated ability to solve problems, determine appropriate actions and complete projects with minimal direction Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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