Pyramid Systems, Inc.

  • Senior Project Manager II (Agile Development)

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/8/2018 4:15 PM)
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    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This Senior PM will provide IT management and support for a Federal client for their software applications and systems in a collaborative environment with multiple co-located Agile teams that together with our clients build high quality solutions for the agency. The Senior PM manages multiple teams and supports execution of software applications. The Sr. PM will take ownership of managing development and O&M processes and ensure that the team is creating best-in-breed product and service experiences. This person will manage most high priority endeavors with Pyramid’s clients. The individual is responsible for seeing that the projects are completed successfully, and on time with high quality. Sr. PM will need excellent management skills to coordinate and communicate with various stakeholders within the team, the business owners and the customers with the goal of creating visibility, measurable results and accountability across the team.


    • Leads and manages multiple Agile teams.
    • Assess, take charge of, and tune our Agile Scrum/Kanban process for client needs.
    • Lead effective Daily Stand Ups.
    • Sprint boards/ projects.
    • Experience with Jira updates.
    • Project plans, documentation, change requests.
    • Meeting Notes (attendees, items discussed, what changed, blockers, next steps, action items).
    • Prepare and present project reports on a regular basis to the customer, Executive Team and others.
    • Constantly evaluate whether individuals, teams, and third parties are working efficiently and meeting goals; take corrective actions if they are not.
    • Keep an accurate risk tracking document with an associated mitigation plan.
    • Manage scope creep through change orders, phased delivery or other methods.
    • Work with key stakeholders to ensure changes are understood and approved.
    • Establish and maintain a usable and well-communicated schedule for all phases of project development and O&M.
    • Sets and manages customer expectations with regards to dates and deliverables.


    U.S. Citizenship Required

    • Experience with DHS components such as USCIS, CBP, ICE
    • Scrum Certified, 7 years plus experience, PMP required.
    • ITIL certified - desired but this certification is not required. 
    • Experience managing software solutions using advanced programming languages, i.e. Java, and C#. (Experience with the following is a plus: J2EE, MVC, ICAM, XSL, XML, Json, Angular, JBOSS, Oracle 11g, Spring, Apache, and Web Services Development.)
    • Experience managing teams that develop software designs to solve business problems and support production of  high quality architecture artifacts with attention to detail.
    • Experience with SCRUM.
    • Good analytical skills.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Excellent documentation and communication skills.
    • 5+ years of software Project Management experience, street cred.
    • Superior planning and organizational development skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, motivate and lead others, improve productivity, handle multiple demands, give and receive feedback, solve problems.
    • Certified Scrum Master.
    • Jira expert.
    • Sufficient technical ability with other PM software (Smartsheet, Trello, AHA, etc.)
    • Strong technical knowledge of web and mobile technologies.


    • Bachelor’s degree



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