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Sr. PHP Developer - Project Manager - Full Time in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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We are looking for an experience, driven and motivated full stack software development project manager to join our small and rapidly growing IT team. The PM will work collaboratively with the executive leadership team on product enhancements, client custom solutions, future development and product vision. The PM will lead the IT team on delivering upon both contractual obligations and roadmap deadlines. The successful candidate will be resourceful, creative, team-oriented leader and analyst who thrives on product ownership and solving problems.


  • Work with business units and stakeholders to determine project scope, project goals, product functionality, and desired features.
  • Responsible for project deliverables, schedule, quality, and communications.
  • Allocates and directs resources to accomplish project tasks and maintains control of project schedule(s) and deliverables.
  • Work as key resource available for the organization in a strategic manner regarding scope, sizing, and level of efforts required (in business terms) for current or future business needs. Includes creating business processes, assist in evaluating alternatives, and determine appropriate solutions with IT staff.
  • Achieve project goals utilizing Agile delivery and Scrum methodology.
  • Organize and track IT project tasks to ensure successful and timely delivery. Control risk management, help determine level of effort and time and delivery estimates required for solution delivery.
  • Organize and conduct project planning and Agile ceremonies including daily stand-ups, backlogs, reviews, and sprints.
  • Analyze high-level business requirements and translate them into more detailed user stories, use cases, and other functional requirements documents such as process flows, screen mock-ups, gap analysis, etc.
  • Identify and assist in resolving issues, questions, and scope/requirements gaps quickly and effectively to enable delivery and support of applications.
  • Deliver results in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment that requires the ability to handle multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
  • Manage IT projects that are varied in complexity, size, and scope.
  • Assist with development of test plans, test scenarios, and test cases. Participate in testing and analysis of testing results as needed
  • Assist in the development of platforms


  • 5+ years of experience as an IT project manager with a good understanding of Agile values and principles.
  • 2+ years of experience executing Scrum with development teams in Sprints.
  • Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies and tools and software development life cycles (SDLC). Act as key player in a team environment through all phases of the system delivery lifecycle.
  • Excellent partnering skills and ability to develop effective working relationships with various people in business, operations, and IT.
  • Experience in managing escalation, communications, and resolving issues during custom software development. Provides updates, lessons learned, and corrective measure suggestions to ensure high quality results while preventing repeat issues from occurring.
  • Proven working experience as an IT project manager working directly with software development teams utilizing both custom software and vendor or off-the-shelf solutions.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to interface and negotiate with business leadership and technical resources.
  • Ability to take initiative and proactively offer suggestions and resolutions.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Detail-oriented, analytical, and thorough in assignments. Self-starter, able to multi-task and work with minimal supervision
  • Quick learner who can work effectively and collaborate in a team environment.
  • Highly proficient in CodeIgniter
  • BS degree in computer science or related field preferred.
  • Experience with .NET environment, SQL Server environments, Cloud based software deployment, Android and iOS apps is preferred.

-must be able to lead team (one other coder)

-must have hands on coding experience, and desire to be involved with coding.