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IT Project Manager (Software Development)
Suitland, MD

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Job Description

MetroStar Systems is looking for an IT Project Manager that is passionate about bringing creative software solutions to end customers. If you want to join a company that values developing innovative software solutions for mission support and are open to commuting to Suitland, MD we want you to work for MetroStar!

Our Civilian Business Unit is responsible for providing IT services and support for Federal Civilian agencies. We develop cutting edge technical solutions utilizing emerging technologies for our customers. Come be a game changer and join our team!

The majority of work will be completed on customer site located in Suitland, Maryland.

You're a great fit if…

* You use PMBOK/PMI best practices to provide full SDLC Project Management
* You enjoy leading Agile Teams on large scale enterprise level development
* You're passionate about delivering mission critical Enterprise solutions

You'll love our company if…

(This is the stuff you MUST have to be a fit)

* You have 10+ years of experience with software development program planning/management.
* You have experience working in an Agile development environment and leading multiple cross-functional scrum and Kanban teams
* Technical background in Systems Engineering (Linux/Unix), Enterprise Architecture or similar.
* You have experience with automated software deployment using GIT, Jenkins in Maven.
* You have working understanding of code and script (Java, JavaScript, Python, and Perl).You have the ability to use a wide variety of open source technologies and cloud services (experience with AWS is preferred)
* You have working knowledge of best practices and IT operations in an always-up, always-available service

We'll REALLY love you if….

(This is the bonus stuff that makes you stand out)

* You have a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
* You are able to participate as a leading member of Government led Agile Teams to develop and sustain software in an agile fashion using the prescribed agile practices following the Government specified Sprint and Release cadences.
* You are able to recommend points at which Sprints dedicated to architectural issues are appropriate and participate actively in architectural review activities.
* You have a Bachelor's Degree or higher in related field.
* You have CSM or PMI-ACP Certification.
* You have the requirements to receive a Public Trust Clearance.

What your day will look like:

* You'll work with technical teams to provide development, modernization and enhancements to mission critical software applications.
* You'll bridge any gaps between the Technical and Business Teams.
* You'll develop, cultivate and manage customer relationships.
* You'll be responsible for developing and maintaining project plans.
* You'll manage potential impacts of project scope changes and make recommendations to software development projects.
* You'll escalate risks of the project to appropriate government and company stakeholders.

The Admin Stuff:

Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for potential access to classified information. Accordingly, US Citizenship is required.

The Legal Stuff:

MetroStar Systems is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of MetroStar Systems.

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