6 days old

Project Manager

Springfield, VA 22153
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    $50 To $70
job summary:

Randstad Technologies is currently seeking a Project Manager in Springfield, Virginia. Our client is working on a five year program and needs someone who has managed software development projects, ideally in a fixed price model.

The project manager will provide effective collaboration, facilitation, leadership and coaching to project team staff; excellent customer communications and relationship management; and oversee technical progress of project assigned. This position requires commitment to excellent results, a strong desire for continuous improvement and the ability to build a collaborative culture across geographically dispersed team members. The project manager will ensure the integrity of the software engineering process, remove obstacles for the team and foster a high-performance collaborative culture. The project manager will also interact with colleagues in sales, marketing and senior management.

location: Springfield, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 70 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors

The project manager is responsible to lead the project teams to successful delivery and create a collaborative environment for the project teams to ensure commitment to excellence. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop project schedules
  • Develop project resource estimates
  • Track technical performance
  • Track schedule performance
  • Contribute to proposals including resource estimates, work plans, technical approach descriptions, risk management plans, and risk mitigations
  • Coordinate dependencies between teams and other parts of the organization.
  • Manage all aspects of project delivery including the work of business analysts, developers, and quality assurance staff.
  • Coordinate project tasks with resources outside the project team such as infrastructure and security tasks
  • Create an environment that empowers and energizes team members, with a focus on accountability, adaptability, and collaboration


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Management, Information Systems or Engineering; or equivalent work experience
  • Requires 10+ years of software development/engineering experience
  • PMP certification
  • Demonstrated experience managing risk
  • Demonstrated experience managing custom software application development projects.
  • Experience using JIRA on complex development projects
  • Experience working with on large scale, technically complex projects
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with a high attention to detail
  • Must be self-motivated and pragmatic
  • Excellent team player with the ability to influence and negotiate
  • Highly adaptable to changing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse teams
  • Must have situational awareness with an understanding of when to listen and when to be assertive
  • Must have a can-do attitude and a strong passion for technology and willingness to learn new skills
  • Must be confident, self-starter, have a strong work ethic, and be team-oriented

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


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