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Project Manager in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with our industry-leading client in Washington, DC.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager:

  • Engage daily with a cross-functional development project team and define the strategy and direction of the day-to-day functions of the project team member
  • Participate in the requirements gathering activities of various related and sub-projects
  • Provide overall project management coordination and management with the clients team and vendors on projects as assigned
  • Aid in transforming business requirements into functional specifications for systems design, customization, and reporting
  • Work with the project Business Analyst(s) to insure the creation/revision of analysis artifacts and deliverables such as process maps, business requirements, business rules, use cases and test cases
  • Ensure development, review and timely distribution of quality project-related documentation to all interested parties, such as project plans and schedules, project charters, communication plans, requirements documents, design documents, deployment plans, test plans, maintenance transition plans, and notifications of project end
  • Facilitate effective meetings with project stakeholders and produce documentation necessary for tracking and follow-up such as meeting minutes, action items, business decisions, and next steps
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals. Where required, make recommendations to managers for the acquisition of required resources
  • Effectively manage project resources, including identifying available resources, ensuring assignments are communicated and clearly understood, obtaining estimates to completion and adjusting plans accordingly
  • Hold project meetings internally and externally to ensure proper level of project-related communication, including project kickoff meeting to establish/confirm roles, regularly scheduled project team meetings to track progress, stakeholder meetings to provide status, post-implementation meeting with customers to ensure that project criteria have been fully met, and lessons learned meeting to gather feedback for use in future projects
  • Ensure measures are taken in the project to increase quality and mitigate risk, including risk analyses, impact assessment, needs assessment, requirements signoff, code reviews, test planning and execution, contingency plans, and deployment plans
  • Record project milestones and progress information using agreed upon tool(s) for tracking and disseminating project information
  • Deliver timely and complete project status reports and other project information to project stakeholders and senior management on a regular basis as required and as requested

Requirements of the Project Manager:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred)
  • 8-10 years experience in technology project management experience
  • PMP & Agile certifications are a plus
  • Experience working on Agile projects related to SaaS / Cloud computing or Enterprise Data Management  projects (Mobile Applications is a plus)

Keywords: Project Manager, Agile, Risk Analysis

Job ID: 317571

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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