Arena Technical Resources, LLC Technical Project Manager in Merrifiled, Virginia

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Job DescriptionLocation: Merrifiled, VA

Eligibility: US Citizen

We are seeking an experienced PMP certified Technical Lead.This person will be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and successful completion of projects ensuring consistency with company project management methodology, commitments, and goals. In addition this person will be responsible for designing, developing and maintaining complex applications. The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to own all design & development aspects of a full implementation, and be able to take the product from concept to implementation. Tasks include directing requirements analysis, planning project schedules, internal and external communication, and overseeing quality of project deliverables and success of the project.

Must Have Skills:

-The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to define requirements, design the “to be” solution and deliver high visibility projects in a timely manner.

-Strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively (written & verbal) are also critical success factors in this role.

-Prior responsibilities that required communication and coordination across different groups: e.g., Engineering, QA, Operations and Project Management is important, as is demonstrated organizational skills, both verbal and written.

-Professional certifications and continuing education history must suggest knowledge and familiarity with development techniques, experience with integration with external systems, a firm understanding of emerging internet technology and experience with development methodologies.

-Experence with implementing SalesForce technical implementations

Relevant job functions & requirements include:

-Possesses leadership, facilitation, strategic thinking, problem solving, decision making, interpersonal, negotiation and analytical skills

-Demonstrated business development skills such as: ability to scope a project, estimate resource requirements, and write winning proposals.

-A thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements

-Highly organized and able to handle multiple priorities

-Proficient in managing a project from inception through implementation, delivering on time and within budget

-Develop detailed work breakdown structure for analysis design, development & deployment activities. Maintain issue list and report project status

-Designing, coding, testing, defect management, and production support (in collaboration with Operations team)

-Demonstrated experience with delivering web-based applications and dealing with the challenges of compatibility, scalability, and performance

-Must take ownership to create and manage to established project plan

-Must be detail-oriented

-Able to work effectively individually and in a team environment

-Has a broad knowledge of business functions

-Communicates effectively with business and technical users to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions

-Must be committed to customer satisfaction and success

-Previous experience mentoring junior staff a plus.

Experience:

o BS or equivalent experience.

o8 to 10 years experience in software engineering – including analysis, design & development of complex applications using, .Net, SharePoint, J2EE technologies & application servers.

o Experience with Salesforce

o Current PMP Certification.

o Experience with designing & developing web-based applications for moderate to high traffic sites.

o Hands-on experience with scripting languages & build management tools

o In depth knowledge and use of MS Project