Global Data Consultants

Agile Project Manager/Business Analyst

US-PA-Chambersburg
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-1838
Recruiter
Rebekka Gil

Overview

Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for an Agile Project Manager/Business Analyst in the Hagerstown, MD or Mechanicsburg, PA area.

Position Overview

The Agile Project Manager/Business Analyst oversees the practice of project management methodology and Agile philosophy for GDC clients and internal GDC projects.

Responsibilities

  • Lead application development teams in the delivery of high-quality solutions that meet clients’ business needs
  • Escalate risks to appropriate company leadership level
  • Review backlog deliverables, manage sprint planning, and feature prioritization
  • Able to work across multiple project methodologies based on the client’s needs and requirements
  • Partner closely with other members of functional project teams to define client business requirements
  • Communicates difficult concepts with technical and non-technical staff members and clients
  • Translates client requirements into work items that are understood by team members and ready to be produced
  • Demonstrates characteristics of one who is inquisitive, analytical, and thorough
  • Works closely with clients to understand their needs and advise practical solutions
  • Works in fast-paced environment with multiple projects
  • Translates, simplifies and extracts key conceptual components of a project into written descriptions, outlines, annotated screen captures, mockups, wireframes, tables, flowcharts, graphs, illustrations, etc.
  • Identifies and is able to clearly communicate issues that affect project scope, budget, and timelines
  • Communicates difficult concepts with technical and non-technical staff members and clients
  • Consistently model and inspire high levels of integrity, live up to commitments, and take responsibility for the impact of one's actions
  • Engage others by gathering multiple views and being open to diverse perspectives, focusing on a shared purpose that puts overall success first

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Science degree in business or technology-related field
  • 3+ years of professional experience with technical business analysis in an agile application development environment
  • A fundamental understanding of web technologies
  • Ability to write user stories from client requirements that are understood by team members and ready to be produced 
  • Experience with using project tracking software, issue tracking systems, and/or project accounting tools
  • Experience using an issue tracking system to organize, log, and adjust project work
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development environments
  • Exceptional oral and written communications skills, strong attention to grammar and detail
  • Writes with sharp attention to accuracy, grammar, and clarity
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to motivate and foster teamwork
  • Ability to stay organized, is detail-oriented, and takes excellent notes
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with multiple projects

Preferred Experience

  • Project management certification or Certified Scrum Master
  • Prior experience planning and managing large projects

What We Do

GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

What Makes GDC Different:

Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
  • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
  • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
  • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

 

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