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Senior Agile Project Manager in Cambridge, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting new role as a Senior Agile Project Manager with our leading industry client based out of Cambridge, MA.

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 Senior Agile Project Manager:

  • Lead critical DevOps and Cloud team efforts in support of FMI’s Platforms Team Technology department
  • The Sr. APM will initially work to spin up a new Scrum team responsible for the delivery Cloud and DevOps deliverables to enable Dev teams to do more
  • This effort will also involve utilizing new processes and tools to meet compliance with IEC 62304
  • The Senior APM will also be responsible for driving the advancement of agile practices and culture within his/her team, the PMO and across the Technology organization
  • Deep experience working in an agile development environment
  • Ability to effectively facilitate Scrum ceremonies
  • Coaches agile teams with a drive towards continuous improvement
  • Work with Product Owner to gather requirements, communication plan, and product road-map development
  • Develops a communication plan to be used during the entire project, with appropriate levels of communication depending on phase and project needs
  • Responsible for risk identification, analysis and mitigation
  • Tracks and manages issues
  • Collaborates cross-functionally with other Technology teams to ensure dependencies are communicated, committed and delivered
  • Develop and deliver management and executive level status reports
  • Ability to engage cross team communication and alignment of priorities and dependencies
  • Contribute to the ongoing maturity of agile practices across the Technology department
  • Mentor and coach less experienced Agile Project Managers in the PMO

Requirements of the Senior Agile Project Manager:

  • Desired Skills and Experience
  • Experience working in an FDA regulated environment, specifically Medical Device
  • Experience working in a software development environment that complies with IEC 62304
  • Expertise planning large scale projects with multiple dependencies
  • Ability to learn and understand a large enterprise architecture
  • Experience with Atlassian tools JIRA, JIRA Portfolio and Confluence
  • Ability to bring people from across the company together to build a consensus and drive decisions
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Education or Experience of 10 or more years of expeirence in the role of a program/project manager
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in a field relevant to assignment
Job Code: 315627

Keywords: Senior Agile Project Manager, IEC 62304, FDA, JIRA, JIRA Portfolio, Confluence, Atlassian Tools

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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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