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Jr. Project Manager - Des Moines


New YorkNew York

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Andrew Behr

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JN -112018-12796

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Jr. Project Manager for a full-time opportunity in New York, NY.  

The Jr. Project Manager is responsible for a full range of activities, including planning, leading, organizing, and motivating project teams.  The candidate will perform Scrum Master activities and will work in an Agile environment.  This person will also assist the team in defining processes, specifications, and requirements for their function as support for the sales and site organizations. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Working with multiple development teams to roll out and maintain features, project, and tasks.
  • Working to develop processes to improve communication around status upgrades, projects, and maintenance
  • Tracking and reporting on costs, schedules, and resource allocation
  • Running scrum meetings and assist the team in improving their ticket rollover rat
  • Removing blockers to ensure timely delivery of task
  • Working with teams to assess their current processes and identify areas for improvement
  • Guiding teams in developing project plans for standardizing documentation and troubleshooting procedure
  • Supporting JIRA Project Administration

  • 1+ years of experience working as a Project Manager or Scrum Master.
  • Experience using Agile methodologies
  • Solid experience using MS Office and Atlassian projects.  Experience with Project Management tools is preferred
  • Exposure to and a basic understanding of client-side web technologies, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Detail oriented and possess exceptional organizational, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal, written, and visual presentation communication skills, and the ability to work effectively in a distributed team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills in leading resources, resolving conflicts, fostering alignment, and gaining commitment
  • Ability to facilitate dynamic meetings and discussions
  • Ability to travel 4-6 times a year

About AVID Technical Resources:
AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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