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Software Project Manager (Information Technology)
Jackson, MS 39056
Recruited by: Ron Levis | Owner & Recruiter | Blue Line Talent, LLC See all my Jobs

  • Hiring Company: Blue Line Talent
  • Industry: Information Technology
  • Compensation: Competitive base + Exceptional Benefits + Relo help
  • Expires: Jul 31, 2020
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Job Description

Our client, a nationally acclaimed interdisciplinary research center in Mississippi is strategically adding a long-term, career-oriented up and coming software project manager responsible for web and mobile application solutions in an agile, continuous integration environment.

Our client is a niche player in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning spaces with a highly skilled team of researchers, data scientists and software professionals delivering the best-of-class data, software applications and tools specific to the social sciences space (healthcare, workforce, education, demographics, addiction, discrimination, etc.) used by local, state and federal agencies and gaining traction internationally.

You will have: Bachelor's degree. Good written and oral communication skills. Good reasoning and problem-solving skills. Ability to motivate groups and resolve conflicts. The ability to achieve Certified Scrum Master status within six months of hire date. Ability to use Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Power Point)

What will make you stand out: Experience with software project management, understanding of Agile Scrum. GIT SVN code repositories. Atlassian products (Jira, Bamboo, Confluence, Fisheye, Crucible) to manage a software development process. Creating wireframes and process diagrams using LucidChart or Balsamiq. A knowledge of database principles, basic SQL, and data architecture.

- Title: Software Project Manager (early career)

- Location: Mississippi (~2 hours from Memphis, Jackson, Birmingham). Multi-cultural, progressive university - community offering a low cost of living with all the amenities. Minimal traffic - commutes.
- Compensation: Salaried. Retirement and pension plans. Generous paid time off. Full benefits. Relocation assistance offered. *A 40 hour work week, no after hours, no weekends ... excellent work-life balance*

You will: Facilitate an agile software development process by coordinating software development activities to ensure that tasks are completed and the task backlog is emptied according to the project work plan and changing customer requirements. Develop documentation, software work plans, and keep documentation up to date. Assist with internal and external project communication. Use email, web-based project management tools, real-time chat tools, and in-person meetings to support the self-organization of the software development team. Coordinate deployment process for development, quality assurance testing, and user-acceptance testing environments. Manage multiple projects simultaneously and assist other managers in estimating completion dates and resource allocation. Proactively collaborate with all internal stakeholders to identify, define or solve project problems. Provide technical assistance and resolution for any project-specific problems.

* A newer, $40MIL office environment awaits you offering the latest technologies. A local, on-site multi-national workforce (majority holding graduate degrees). Committed to both horizontal and vertical growth of team members. Culture is one of agile servant leadership valuing courage, openness, respect, focus and commitment. Work - life balance is taken very seriously. A stand-alone data center (180 terabytes of storage) includes EMC storage, Cisco, Schneider, Eaton, Cummins gensets, etc.

* The local, public and private K-12 school offerings are highly coveted in the State of Mississippi. An 11-12 math and science curriculum rates top 5% nationally and the best in the state. A nationally recognized, top-rated academic institution with a solid SEC sports program. Local real estate pricing and taxes lower than the national average. Traffic - commutes are hassle free. Metro area offers free public transport. Bicyclist and outdoors - naturalist dream. Regional airport offers easy and affordable daily connections without the long lines or security hassle. Many art and cultural amenities. Places of religious worship are varied. Climate. Three seasons (few hard frosts - snow).
Typical solutions are $2MIL annually.

We are the sole external recruiter for this organization. Also involved with strategic planning and organizational development with this client. Multiple placements. Pays quickly. <$85,000. F1-OPT/CPT and H1B transfers considered only for highly qualified candidates looking for a long-term career solution. Up to $5K towards reimbursable expenses for relocation.