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Software Project Manager

Denver, CO

Company Description

NexGen Technologies, Inc. is a premier IT services and resource provider to various civilian agencies within the Federal government with ISO 9001 certified Quality Management Systems. Our partners include major software manufacturers and large corporations and small businesses in the IT industry. Our team members are currently providing mission-critical application development and support services to civilian agencies within the Federal government.

Job Description

Software Project Manager

 

We are looking for an outstanding hands-on Software Project Manager to manage and lead the design, development, and maintenance of multiple, concurrent Web-based multi-tier enterprise application development projects. We are searching for an individual with demonstrable experience in project management and hands-on Java Enterprise Edition application development. This individual will be required to work closely with members of the NexGen’s and client’s technical staff, including but not limited to subject matter experts and other engineers.

 

 

Qualifications

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned:

  • Manage software project      initiation, transition, ramp-up and ramp-down activities
  • Manage overall      project scope and resource to ensure an on-time on-budget delivery
  • Preparation of      the Project Management Plan addressing how to manage schedule and risk
  • Provide      interface and be responsive in overall project communication
  • Prepare and      deliver status reports
  • Participate in      regular and ad hoc meetings regarding project delivery, as needed
  • Define project      scope and objectives
  • Develop      detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and      status reports
  • Conduct      project meetings and responsible for tracking and analysis
  • Ensure      adherence to quality standards and review project deliverables
  • Provide      technical guidance, direction and mentoring to project team
  • Recommend and      take action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s      degree in Engineering or Computer Science or related discipline
  • Strong      background in Java programming language.
  • Minimum 4-5      years demonstrable experience in enterprise application development with      at least two years in a hands-on technical lead/project management role
  • Understanding      of Object Oriented concepts, design patterns and modern application      frameworks
  • Strong      knowledge of all aspects of Software Development Life Cycle, and      development in Agile environments.
  • Strong trouble      shooting skills
  • Verifiable      proficiency in:
    • Modern       SDLC methodologies
    • Spring,       Struts, iBATIS, or Hibernate
    • Java/JEE,       SQL, XML
    • Windows       and UNIX (preferably Solaris and Linux) operating systems
    • Oracle  and Informix databases
    • SOAP       based XLM based Web Services
    • Tomcat       and Oracle/Weblogic Application Servers
  • Excellent      communication skills
  • Experience in      managing Federal Government IT projects using EVM techniques is highly      desirable
  • PMP      Certification is a strong plus

 

Additional Information

 

Position is located in Denver, Colorado, metropolitan area. Successful candidate will be required to clear a background screen.

Benefits:

NexGen Technologies, Inc. provides a dynamic and challenging work environment, with opportunities for professional growth. We offer an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental, 401K with company matching, healthcare flexible spending account, paid vacation and training/tuition reimbursement.

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