Project Manager

DMS is seeking an Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master to lead software development and migration projects to meet the short and long-term needs of clients in the biomedical research sector.

This person will operate as a project manager and interface with the web development team as Scrum Master. This person will plan, lead, organize, and motivate agile project teams to deliver projects that provide exceptional business value to our customers and end users. Very strong customer management skills are a must. Our projects currently utilize some of the latest technologies in UX/UI, site Design, Drupal / PHP, Mobile (Android/iOS), and ASP.NET (C#). The successful candidate will have:

  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle models
  • Knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment
  • Experience in writing user stories and working in an agile environment
  • Strong Background in managing enterprise level web and software development projects
  • Experience managing a team and working with external clients
  • Proficiency in Agile Scrum methodology
  • Ability to play multiple roles to include Analyst, Scrum Master, Software Tester and QA
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Experience managing systems with business logic and business process management
  • Solid oral and written communication skills

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform project planning and scoping activities to achieve client goals within the expected timelines
  • Work in tandem with the development team as Scrum Master to coordinate work across shared resources
  • Take ownership of the client relationship and ensure scope is defined and documented, acceptance criteria are defined, and expectations are fully managed
  • Manage a project team utilizing SCRUM framework, including Sprint planning, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Reviews, Daily Scrums and Retrospectives
  • Requirements:

    • Software development experience required
    • Science background required
    • Experience with JIRA preferred
    • CSM or PMP preferred

    Position location is on site in Frederick, MD

    Qualified candidates must be eligible for permanent, full-time employment in the United States without DMS sponsorship. Employment is subject to obtaining a U.S. Government Public Trust Security Clearance. Excellent benefit package; salary commensurate with experience. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer with additional consideration given to veterans and the disabled.

    If you feel you fit the above description we would look forward to hearing from you! Please submit your resume and salary requirements to: Attention: M. Short DMS, INC. NCI-FREDERICK PO Box B Frederick, MD 21702-1201