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Location:Kansas City, MO
Company:SAIC
First posted:June 14, 2017
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Project Management Analyst (Job Number:425958)

Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Project Management Analyst We seek a highly motivated and customer-oriented IT project manager who is prepared to apply his/her project management, requirements engineering, and advanced people leadership skills to a large portfolio of challenging software development and support projects. Primary job duties include the hands-on management of multiple IT projects simultaneously to ensure project success, including requirements elicitation, customer and supplier relationship management and providing project management support to system development teams made up of employees and contractor personnel who build, deploy, and support a diverse portfolio of web- based applications using proven software engineering processes, configuration management, and web protocols. The ideal candidate will have significant project management experience and be able to partner with other IT experts to apply advanced web technologies and engage in front-end user interface development as well as server-side business logic and relational database interaction. We value excellent communication skills, agility in adapting to change, quality driven management, proven success in working with high-performing teams, excellent customer service, and outstanding project management skills.

- Provides leadership and tactical planning for execution of projects by applying technical information systems domain knowledge to achieve project objectives and deliverables
- Estimates cost and schedule for information systems projects
- Ensures projects are completed on time, within budget and meet the technical requirements
- Negotiates and verifies deliverables with stakeholders - external, internal, across functional organizations
- Understands the technical domain to identify task dependencies
- Applies functions of standard information systems frameworks such as ITIL, CMMI, and RUP, and methodologies such as Agile, iterative and waterfall, in managing and tracking the execution of projects
- Proactively manages changes in project scope using change management, identifies potential issues, and devises contingency plans, as necessary
- Identifies potential project risks and responds by developing risk mitigation strategies, corrective actions, risk acceptance recommendations or avoidance for all aspects of the project
- Develops and delivers status reporting, decision documents, and presentations
- Identifies efficiencies and conducts lessons learned for process improvement
- Effectively addresses project concerns with management

Qualifications:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and ten (10) years or more of related experience; Masters and eight (8) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and two (2) years or more experience

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:

- Clearance Level Must Possess: None
- Clearance Level Must be able to Obtain: Preferred candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust (Moderate Risk) security clearance.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Successful leadership of diverse teams, projects or organizations
- Technical knowledge of the project's information systems domain (for example, software engineering, system administration, network engineering, information assurance)
- Knowledge of project management of information systems technical or operational work
- Ability to make decisions requiring information systems engineering judgment
- Demonstrated leadership skills, including the ability to articulate the plan and execute the project to successful completion
- Proficiency in processes, tools, and applications commonly used in information systems development and project management.
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a constantly changing environment
- Ability to develop and nurture effective relationships internal and external to the organization
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
- Project Management Institute (PMI) certification
DESIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

- Bachelor’s degree or higher in IT Project Management, Business Systems Analysis, Management Information Systems, or other relevant discipline, or equivalent experience
- Experience managing IT projects
- Understanding financial and procurement processes and practices
- Experience implementing Software Development Life Cycle processes over custom development efforts including Agile/JIT/LEAN practices, Scrum, Kanban or other development principals and methods
- Demonstrated expertise in the use of a wide array of Software Development and PM/EV tools/processes (e.g. Microsoft Project and Project Server, JIRA)
- Familiarity with IT infrastructure services, capabilities, and providers
- Familiarity with Agile, CMMI, and/or the Solutions Delivery Lifecycle
- Process Improvement – Successful experience improving system processes.
- Project Management - Successful experience leading projects.
- Strong teamwork and effective interpersonal and communication skills
- A consistent record of strong performance
- Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
- Experienced Scrum Master

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Mar 16, 2017, 2:46:02 PM
Primary Location: United States-MO-KANSAS CITY
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Other Clearance
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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