• Agile Project Manager - Alpharetta GA

    Posted Date 6 days ago(7/13/2018 1:31 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-2699
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Locations
    US-GA-Alpharetta
  • About Us

    PCM is one of the fastest-growing value added direct marketers of technology solutions for business, government and educational institutions as well as consumers. We’ve built an environment that is fast-paced, growing and continually changing with the needs of industry. Our rapid growth and expansion has created numerous career and advancement opportunities. 

     

    Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government, education, and individual consumers. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions through field sales, call center, and eCommerce venues. With annual sales of $1.5B+ , 3000 employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM delights in serving small, medium and enterprise level businesses. 

     

    PCM is an exciting and rewarding place to work.

    Overview

    AGILE PROJECT MANAGER

     

    The Agile Project Manager is responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering agile projects that provide exceptional business value to users. This person may be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using agile methods in a fast-paced environment that may cross multiple business divisions.

    Responsibilities

      • Define project scope and schedule while focusing on delivery on project objectives
      • Organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
      • Assist in team development while holding teams accountable for their commitments, removing roadblocks to their work; leveraging organizational resources to improve capacity for project work; and mentoring and developing team members
      • Support the Product Owner in managing customer expectations for project deliverables, managing stakeholder communications, and helping to implement an effective system of project governance
      • Define, manage, and champion ongoing process improvement to implement best practices for Agile Project Management
      • Empower the team to ensure that each team member is fully engaged in the project and making a meaningful contributions - encourage a sustainable pace with high-levels of quality for the team

     

    Qualifications

      • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management practices and the ability to blend them together to fit the project and business environment
      • A proven track record of successfully implementing development projects using Agile methodologies including experience as a Project Manager on large, complex projects
      • Prior experience with SCRUM/Agile methodologies with enterprise-level application development projects.
      • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), or equivalent preferred
      • PMP Certified Required
      • Experience overseeing multi-function project teams including Developers, Business Analysts, and QA Personnel
      • Balanced business/technical background:
      • Sufficient level of technical background to provide credible leadership to development teams and be able to accurately and objectively evaluate project risks and issues
      • Ability to provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers to develop strategies and solutions
      • Strong interpersonal skills including coaching, collaborating, and team building
      • Strong analytical, planning, and organizational skills with an ability to manage competing priorities
      • Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs with the ability to maintain customer trust and confidence
      • Proven ability to lead software development projects and ensure objectives, goals, and commitments are met
      • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate toolsets such as Jira/Greenhopper, Rally, or equivalent as well as Microsoft Project, and Office
      • Excellent oral and written communications skills and experience interacting with both business and IT individuals at all levels including the executive level
      • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view

     

    Why work for Us?

    PCM Offers:

    We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

     

    PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.   

     

    PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

    PCM: The right technology, delivered! 

      

    We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Disclaimer: PCM extends offers of employment only to qualified candidates who have applied for a position using our official application through our career site, iCims.  Please be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment or "phishing" actions that may come from individuals or entities impersonating PCM.  PCM will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.  Once employment has been confirmed and as part of the onboarding process, new hires will receive instructions from PCM to set up their direct deposit information from our payroll department.

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